Monday February 6, 2023
Culture : Called Chap Go Meh, Yuan Xiao Jie, Yuen Siu or Shangyuan.
First full moon after the Chinese New Year - also known as Chinese Valentines Day.
Tuesday February 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February
Tomb-Sweeping Day (Ching Ming or Qingming Festival)
Wednesday April 5, 2023
Buddhism (Vajrayana) :
Friday April 7, 2023
Catholic or protestant :
Saturday April 8, 2023
Catholic : Paid holiday
Banks are closed
Monday April 10, 2023
Banks only :
Labor Day/May Day
Monday May 1, 2023
Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .
Sunday May 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Mothers day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mothers day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year.
One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world.
Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day.
In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howes Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and womens suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mothers Day, with her Mothers Day Proclamation. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson approved Mothers Day in 1914
Friday May 26, 2023
Buddhism (Vajrayana) :
Sunday June 18, 2023
Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boats)
Thursday June 22, 2023
Secular holiday : 5th day of the 5th lunar month, honoring the patriotic poet Qu Yuan with colorful dragon boat races. Zogzi dumplings (sticky rice with seasoning wrapped in reed leaves).
Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia)
Tuesday July 11, 2023
Tradeshows : Www.g2easia.com/ lasts 2 days 2023 edition confirmed
Summer holiday (beginning)
Friday July 14, 2023
School holidays :