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bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

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Admission Day (not a public holiday)*Tuesday January 3, 2017Culture 
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Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day*Wednesday January 4, 2017Culture 
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Heroes Day*Wednesday January 4, 2017Culture 
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Twelfth Night*Thursday January 5, 2017Culture 
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Flag Day*Saturday January 7, 2017Culture 
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Midwives' Day*Sunday January 8, 2017Culture 
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Peace Agreement*Monday January 9, 2017Culture 
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Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary*Monday January 9, 2017Culture 
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Armed Forces DayTuesday January 10, 2017Culture 
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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day*Tuesday January 10, 2017Culture 
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Belém Day (Belém only)Thursday January 12, 2017Culture 
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Youth DayThursday January 12, 2017Culture 
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Vivekanada 's birthday*Thursday January 12, 2017Culture 
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Amazigh New Year**Friday January 13, 2017Culture 
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Liberation Day*Friday January 13, 2017Culture 
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Fasnacht*Friday January 13, 2017Culture 
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Constitution Day*Friday January 13, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DaySunday January 15, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DaySunday January 15, 2017Culture 
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Battle Day**Tuesday January 17, 2017Culture 
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Day of Judaism**Tuesday January 17, 2017Culture 
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Amazigh New Year**Wednesday January 18, 2017Culture 
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Anniversary of Jan Palach's death*Thursday January 19, 2017Culture 
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Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only)*Friday January 20, 2017Culture 
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Vogel Gryff*Friday January 20, 2017Culture 
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Unity and Freedom DaySunday January 22, 2017Culture 
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Foundation Day (São Paulo only)Wednesday January 25, 2017Culture 
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Tatiana Day*Wednesday January 25, 2017Culture 
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Robert Burn's night*Wednesday January 25, 2017Culture 
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Robert Burn's night*Wednesday January 25, 2017Culture 
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King's Bithday*Monday January 30, 2017Culture 
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Me-Dum-Me-Phi*Tuesday January 31, 2017Culture 
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West Papuan National Flag Day*Friday December 1, 2017Culture 
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Festival International du Film de Marrakech**Friday December 1, 2017Culture 
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Anchorage International Film Festival*Friday December 1, 2017Culture 
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National day of Samba**Saturday December 2, 2017Culture 
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Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie**Saturday December 2, 2017Culture 
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Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration*Sunday December 3, 2017Culture 
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Advent Sunday*Sunday December 3, 2017Culture 
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Advent Sunday*Sunday December 3, 2017Culture 
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Advent Sunday*Sunday December 3, 2017Culture 
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SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official*Tuesday December 5, 2017Culture 
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Constitution DayTuesday December 5, 2017Culture 
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SKENA UP film festival in Pristina*Tuesday December 5, 2017Culture 
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Discovery DayTuesday December 5, 2017Culture 
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Saint Nicholas*Wednesday December 6, 2017Culture 
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National Day of the Salvadoran ClownWednesday December 6, 2017Culture 
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Earthquake Mourning**Thursday December 7, 2017Culture 
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Houphouet Boigny Day*Thursday December 7, 2017Culture 
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International film festival**Thursday December 7, 2017Culture 
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International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK)**Friday December 8, 2017Culture 
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International Dragon Boat Festival**Saturday December 9, 2017Culture 
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Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam*Saturday December 9, 2017Culture 
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Human Rights and Peace Day*Sunday December 10, 2017Culture 
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Nobel Day*Sunday December 10, 2017Culture 
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Bahamas International Film Festival**Sunday December 10, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DayMonday December 11, 2017Culture 
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Nupi Lal*Tuesday December 12, 2017Culture 
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First Night of HanukkahTuesday December 12, 2017Culture 
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Martyrs' Day*Wednesday December 13, 2017Culture 
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FESPOP - Percussion Festival*Friday December 15, 2017Culture 
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Fescauri*Friday December 15, 2017Culture 
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Ma dengn Beach Festival*Saturday December 16, 2017Culture 
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Kaliady*Sunday December 17, 2017Culture 
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Yalda Night*Wednesday December 20, 2017Culture 
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Day of the Turkish Language*Thursday December 21, 2017Culture 
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Defenders' Day*Friday December 22, 2017Culture 
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Anniversary of the revolution*Friday December 22, 2017Culture 
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Christmas EveSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Christmas EveSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Christmas EveSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Christmas EveSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Christmas EveSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Christmas EveSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Holy NightSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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National Consumers Day*Sunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-BruderschaftSunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Nüünichlingler*Sunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival**Sunday December 24, 2017Culture 
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Constitution Day*Monday December 25, 2017Culture 
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Mao celebration*Tuesday December 26, 2017Culture 
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Kwanzaa*Tuesday December 26, 2017Culture 
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April Fools DayThursday December 28, 2017Culture 
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April Fools DayThursday December 28, 2017Culture 
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Hmong New Year*Thursday December 28, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Sunday December 31, 2017Culture 
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Admission Day (not a public holiday) -
Wednesday January 3, 2018

Culture : Admitted as 49th State on Jan 3, 1959


Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day -
Thursday January 4, 2018

Culture : In tribute to the outbreak of armed struggle against the Portuguese


Heroes Day -
Thursday January 4, 2018

Culture : Dia do Rei Amador - King Amador is the emblematic figure of the struggle for the liberation of slaves from Portuguese colonists in the sixteenth century.


Twelfth Night -
Friday January 5, 2018

Culture : Epiphany - de facto half-day Holiday


Flag Day -
Sunday January 7, 2018

Culture : Italy’s distinctive flag, made of equal vertical banners of green, white, and red was just formally adopted in 1946, although variations of the theme had been used for centuries. The symbolism is pure: the green represents hope; the white, faith; and the red, charity.


Midwives' Day -
Monday January 8, 2018

Culture : 'Babinden' - of the greatest female folk festivals dedicated to the grandmas (the Bulgarian word for midwives) - women who help at birth - and young brides and women who have given birth. Rituals during this day are mainly governed by the desire to manifest honour and respect for older women who have helped young mothers at birth. http://www.discover-bulgaria.com


Peace Agreement -
Tuesday January 9, 2018

Culture : Between Khartoum and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A),signed on Jan. 9, 2006


Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary -
Tuesday January 9, 2018

Culture : Chinglen Nongdrenkhomba (1788–1834), also known as Maharaja Gambhir Singh. He abdicated the throne with the arrival of a Burmese force. Along with the British, he participated in the liberation of Manipur. [Wikipedia]


Armed Forces Day -
Wednesday January 10, 2018

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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day -
Wednesday January 10, 2018

Culture : On this day in 1972, Bangabandhu returned to independent Bangladesh after over nine and a half months' confinement in a Pakistan jail. The political icon termed his homecoming a journey from the darkness to light .


Belém Day (Belém only) -
Friday January 12, 2018

Culture :


Youth Day -
Friday January 12, 2018

Culture :


Vivekanada 's birthday -
Friday January 12, 2018

Culture : Vivekananda, Swami (1863-1902) the patriot-saint of modern India. The spiritual transformation of Narendranath at the hands of Sri Ramakrishna began in 1882 and was completed with his realisation of the oneness of all existence in 1886.


Amazigh New Year -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : Celebrated by the Berber community


Liberation Day -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : Assassination of former president Sylavus Olympio and intronisation of general Eyadema as president.


Fasnacht -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : Takes plae on the day of Saint Hilarius. The Latin word 'hilaris', meaning cheerful or lively, gives an indication of the joyful celebrations that then follow. 'Hilari' day has marked the beginning of the Fasnacht celebrations since the 17th century, and since 1853 the honour of heralding in Fasnacht on Hilari day has gone to the 'Narrenzunft Honolulu' (Honolulu fool's guild) with their carnival general assembly and subsequent Hilari procession. The head of 'Narrenzunft Honolulu' replaces the mayor, the Rathausgasse's former name of 'Eselsgasse' (donkey lane) is reinstated and Solothurn calls itself Honolulu until Ash Wednesday. www.lebendige-traditionen.ch


Constitution Day -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : To pay respect to former People’s Great Khural deputies in the province, capital, soum and district level who adopted the Constitution


Arbor Day -
Monday January 15, 2018

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Arbor Day -
Monday January 15, 2018

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Battle Day -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Culture : Commemoration of the battle between French and Thai warships Only in Salak Phet Bay on Ko Chang


Day of Judaism -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Culture : Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI have encouraged the establishment of this elder brothers' day from 2008 onwards


Amazigh New Year -
Thursday January 18, 2018

Culture : The Berber calendar, a legacy of Roman Mauretania, is a surviving form of the ancient Julian calendar, the calendar used in Europe before the introduction of the Gregorian calendar. with month names derived from Latin.It is employed to regulate the seasonal agricultural works, in place of the Islamic calendar, a lunar calendar considered ill-adapted for agriculture. Berber and Kabyl communities only


Anniversary of Jan Palach's death -
Friday January 19, 2018

Culture : In tribute to the young Czech student who committed suicide by self-immolation as a political protest in 1969.


Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only) -
Saturday January 20, 2018

Culture : Rio was founded on March 1, 1656, when Estácio de Sá, defeated the French and the indigenous populations, who had been dominating the region for 10 years, involved in the trade of pau-brazil.The full name of Rio is São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro. This January River name was given by Gaspar de Lemos andAmérico Vespúcio, who visited the region in 1502 and believed that the Guanabara bay was a river's estuary.


Vogel Gryff -
Saturday January 20, 2018

Culture : En fin de matinée, le 13, le 20 ou le 27 janvier, un radeau descend le Rhin avec à bord un équipage inhabituel: deux tambours, deux porte-drapeaux, deux canonniers tirant sans cesse des salves et le personnage principal, le Wilde Mann (le sauvage) qui brandit un sapin déraciné et sautille, le regard braqué du côté du Petit-Bâle sur la rive droite du Rhin. En aval du Mittlere Brücke (pont du milieu), il est accueilli par deux autres curieux individus: un lion se trémoussant sur deux pattes et un oiseau avec un grand bec.


Unity and Freedom Day -
Monday January 22, 2018

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Foundation Day (São Paulo only) -
Thursday January 25, 2018

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Tatiana Day -
Thursday January 25, 2018

Culture : Christian martyr in 3rd century Rome during the reign of Emperor Alexander Severus.


Robert Burn's night -
Thursday January 25, 2018

Culture : Burns Night or Burns Nicht or Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns(1759–1796), author of many Scots poems.


Robert Burn's night -
Thursday January 25, 2018

Culture : Burns Night or Burns Nicht or Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns(1759–1796), author of many Scots poems.


King's Bithday -
Tuesday January 30, 2018

Culture : Born in 1962, Abdullah II succeeded to his father, King Hussein.


Me-Dum-Me-Phi -
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Culture : Celebrated by the Ahom people in memory of the departed. It is the manifestation of the concept of ancestor worship that the Ahoms share with other peoples originating from the Tai-Shan stock. It is a festival to show respect to the departed ancestors and remember their contribution to society. [Wikipedia]


West Papuan National Flag Day -
Saturday December 1, 2018

Culture : On December 1, 1961, in the then Dutch colony of West New Guinea, the West Papuan national flag, called the Morning Star, was flown for the first time officially beside the Dutch Tricolor.


Festival International du Film de Marrakech -
Friday December 1, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://www.festivalmarrakech.info in Marrakech 2015 season confirmed


Anchorage International Film Festival -
Friday December 1, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://www.anchoragefilmfestival.org 2017 edition confirmed


National day of Samba -
Sunday December 2, 2018

Culture : in Rio


Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie -
Saturday December 2, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 month - http://www.rencontres-bamako.com/ in Bamako 2017 edition confirmed


Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration -
Monday December 3, 2018

Culture : The worst industrial disaster in history on 3 December 1984 in Bhopal


Advent Sunday -
Sunday December 3, 2017

Culture : From the Latin word adventus meaning coming : observed in many Western Christian churches, a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. It is the beginning of the Western liturgical year. [Wikipedia]


Advent Sunday -
Sunday December 3, 2017

Culture : From the Latin word adventus meaning coming : observed in many Western Christian churches, a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. It is the beginning of the Western liturgical year. [Wikipedia]


Advent Sunday -
Sunday December 3, 2017

Culture : From the Latin word adventus meaning coming : observed in many Western Christian churches, a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. It is the beginning of the Western liturgical year. [Wikipedia]


SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official -
Wednesday December 5, 2018

Culture : Many parents will take half day off to prepare presents for their children. Became Santa Claus in other countries


Constitution Day -
Wednesday December 5, 2018

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SKENA UP film festival in Pristina -
Tuesday December 5, 2017

Culture : Lasts 7 days, in Kosovo http://www.skenaup.com International Students Film and Theatre Festival please check dates


Discovery Day -
Tuesday December 5, 2017

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Saint Nicholas -
Thursday December 6, 2018

Culture : Orthodox Romanians celebrate Sfantul Nicolae, which is more than religious. Children receive small gifts. It is the official beginning of the holiday season.


National Day of the Salvadoran Clown -
Wednesday December 6, 2017

Culture :


Earthquake Mourning -
Friday December 7, 2018

Culture : Business may remain open. Please check.


Houphouet Boigny Day -
Friday December 7, 2018

Culture : Côte d'Ivoire former president, died on Dec. 7, 1993


International film festival -
Thursday December 7, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.dubaifilmfest.com/ in Dubai 2017 edition confirmed


International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) -
Friday December 8, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.iffk.in/idsffk/ in Thiruvananthapuram 2017 edition confirmed


International Dragon Boat Festival -
Saturday December 9, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.penangdragonboat.gov.my/portal/ in TELUK BAHANG DAM 2017 edition confirmed


Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam -
Saturday December 9, 2017

Culture : Https://www.sikkimssdg.gov.in/


Human Rights and Peace Day -
Monday December 10, 2018

Culture : The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global enunciation of human rights. The commemoration was established in 1950, when the General Assembly invited all states and interested organizations to celebrate the day as they saw fit Wikipedia


Nobel Day -
Monday December 10, 2018

Culture : The Nobel Prize is one of the most important awards in the world. Sweden is the host of the awards event, which covers the categories of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and Peace.


Bahamas International Film Festival -
Sunday December 10, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.bintlfilmfest.com/ in Nassau 2017 edition confirmed


Arbor Day -
Monday December 11, 2017

Culture :


Nupi Lal -
Wednesday December 12, 2018

Culture : Tribute to the Manipuri women who lost their lives in the revolt against the British rulers in 1939.


First Night of Hanukkah -
Tuesday December 12, 2017

Culture :


Martyrs' Day -
Thursday December 13, 2018

Culture : Memorial day for the victims of Nanjing Massacre


FESPOP - Percussion Festival -
Friday December 15, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks - in Louga http://www.fesfop.org/ 2016 edition NOT confirmed


Fescauri -
Friday December 15, 2017

Culture : International Cowry Festival - lasts 5 days - in Sibi City (50 km from Bamako) - www.koryconsult.com Cowry is a kind of shell that has served as a currency in Black Africa for a long-time. This cultural festival aims at contributing to the promotion of the use of a "civilization material" common to many African countries


Ma dengn Beach Festival -
Saturday December 16, 2017

Culture : A celebration and promotion of culture and a catalyst in the Renaissance of Sierra Leone http://www.ntb.sl/ please check dates


Kaliady -
Monday December 17, 2018

Culture : Pre-Christian celebration of the end of year. People are dressed as animals and fantastic beasts carrying the sun and the goat's head in their hands.


Yalda Night -
Wednesday December 20, 2017

Culture : The longest and darkest night of the year is a time when friends and family gather together to eat, drink and read poetry (especially Hafez) until well after midnight. Fruits and nuts are eaten and pomegranates and watermelons are particularly significant. The red color in these fruits symbolizes the crimson hues of dawn and glow of life. The poems of Divan-e-Hafez, which can be found in the bookcases of most Iranians families, are intermingled with peoples' life and are read or recited during various occasions like this festival and at Nowruz. [Wikipedia]


Day of the Turkish Language -
Thursday December 21, 2017

Culture : Celebrated by the Turk-speaking community


Defenders' Day -
Friday December 22, 2017

Culture : People's Army of Viet Nam Foundation Anniversary


Anniversary of the revolution -
Friday December 22, 2017

Culture : Ceaucescu downfall in 1989


Christmas Eve -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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Holy Night -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture :


National Consumers Day -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture : The significance of December 24th is that on this day in the year 1986 the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 received assent of the President of India. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is considered to a historic milestone in the Consumer movement in the country. Therefore, the Government of India has decided to observe December 24 as National Consumer Day and, this is to observe every year on 24th December in addition to World Consumer Rights Day on March 15. The observance of these days provides an opportunity for highlighting the importance of the consumer movement and the need to make the consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities.


Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-Bruderschaft -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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Nüünichlingler -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture : On the evening of 24 December, a group of men wrapped in cloaks gathers on the hill. When the clock strikes nine, the procession begins to move.


Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture : Www.icefestivalharbin.com/ asts 1 month - 2018 edition confirmed


Constitution Day -
Monday December 25, 2017

Culture : On December 25, 1945, the government of the Republic of China proclaimed the establishment of its Constitution.


Mao celebration -
Tuesday December 26, 2017

Culture : Former Communist President was born in Changsha on Dec. 26, 1893


Kwanzaa -
Tuesday December 26, 2017

Culture : first time in Swahili. A celebration of the African heritage. Observed by part of the African-American community. Lasts a week.


April Fools Day -
Thursday December 28, 2017

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April Fools Day -
Thursday December 28, 2017

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Hmong New Year -
Thursday December 28, 2017

Culture : Celebrates the end of the harvest season http://www.hmongnewyear.us/


New Year's Eve -
Sunday December 31, 2017

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Sunday December 31, 2017

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Sunday December 31, 2017

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