Holidays

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  • Dożynki
    Dożynki (Dozhinki, Ukrainian: Обжинки, lit. 'Obzhynky' 'Obzhynky', Polish: Dożynki, Russian: Обжинки 'Obzhynki'; Belarusian: Прачыстая 'Prachystaya'; Czech: Dožínky, Obžinky; Dormition) is a Slavic harvest festival.
  • Malanka
    Malanka (Russian: Щедрый вечер Schedry vecher — Generous Eve, Belarusian: Шчодры вечар, Ukrainian: Маланка) is a Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian folk holiday celebrated on 13 January, which is New Year's Eve in accordance with the Julian calendar (see Old New Year).
  • Koliada
    Koliada or koleda (Cyrillic: коляда, коледа, колада, коледе) is an ancient pre-Christian winter festival.
  • Distaff Day
    Distaff Day, also called Roc Day, is 7 January, the day after the feast of the Epiphany.
  • Thingyan
    Thingyan (Burmese: သင်္ကြန်; MLCTS: sangkran, [θɪ́ɴdʑàɴ]; Arakanese: [θɔ́ɴkràɴ]; from Sanskrit saṁkrānti, which means "transit [of the Sun from Pisces to Aries]") is the Burmese New Year Water Festival and usually falls around mid-April (the Burmese month of Tagu).
  • Carnival
    Carnival (see ) is a Western Christian festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.
  • Cold Food Festival
    The Cold Food Festival or Hanshi Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday celebrated for three consecutive days starting the day before the Qingming Festival in the Chinese Calendar, which falls on April 5 by the Gregorian calendar, except in leap years (the 105th day after dongzhi).
  • Father's Day
    Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.
  • Hangul Day
    The Korean Alphabet Day, known as Hangeul Day (한글날) in South Korea, and Chosŏn'gŭl Day in North Korea, is a national Korean commemorative day marking the invention and the proclamation of Hangul (한글; 조선글), the alphabet of the Korean language, by the 15th-century Korean monarch Sejong the Great.
  • Songkran (Thailand)
    (For other related new year festivals of South and Southeast Asia, see Songkran. For the related Lao festival of the same name, see Songkran (Lao).) The Songkran festival is the Thai New Year's festival.
  • Zamenhof Day
    Zamenhof Day (Esperanto: Zamenhofa Tago), also called Esperanto Day, is celebrated on 15 December, the birthday of Esperanto creator L.
  • Bank holiday
    A bank holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, some Commonwealth countries, other European countries, and a colloquialism for a public holiday in Ireland.
  • Republic Day
    Republic Day is the name of a holiday in several countries to commemorate the day when they became republics.
  • Saint Nicholas Day
    Saint Nicholas' Day, observed on December 6 (in Western Christian countries) and 19 December (in Eastern Christian countries), is the feast day of Saint Nicholas.
  • St. Andrew's Day
    St. Andrew's Day is the feast day of Saint Andrew.
  • St. Stephen's Day
    (This article is about the feast day of Saint Stephen, the martyr of Jerusalem. For the feast day of the Hungarian saint, see Stephen I of Hungary. For the episode of Doctor Who, see The Feast of Steven.)
  • Eid il-Burbara
    Eid il-Burbara or Saint Barbara's Day, is a holiday annually celebrated on December 4 among Middle Eastern Christians in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine and Turkey (Hatay Province).
  • Slava
    The slava ("celebration"; Serbian Cyrillic: слава) is a Serbian Orthodox Christian tradition of the ritual glorification of one's family's patron saint.
  • Yhyakh
    Yhyаkh (Sakha: Ыhыах) is the New Year holiday in Sakha Republic.
  • Mid-Pentecost
    Mid-Pentecost or Midfeast, also Meso-Pentecost (from Greek: Μεσοπεντηκοστή); Russian: Преполове́ние Пятидеся́тницы is a feast day which occurs during the Paschal season in the Eastern Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the Byzantine Rite.
  • Travelling funfair
    A travelling funfair, often simply called a fair, is a small to medium-sized travelling show primarily composed of stalls and other amusements.
  • Darwin Day
    Darwin Day is a celebration to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin on 12 February 1809.
  • Whit Monday
    Whit Monday or Pentecost Monday (also known as Monday of the Holy Spirit) is the holiday celebrated the day after Pentecost, a moveable feast in the Christian calendar.
  • Quds Day
    Quds Day (Jerusalem Day; Quds is the Arabic name for Jerusalem), officially called International Quds Day (Persian: روز جهانی قدس‎‎), is an annual event held on the last Friday of Ramadan that was initiated by the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 to express support for the Palestinians and oppose Zionism and Israel's existence, as well as Israel's control of Jerusalem.
  • Ferragosto
    Ferragosto is an Italian and Sammarinese public holiday celebrated on 15 August, coinciding with the major Catholic feast of the Assumption of Mary.
  • 21-gun salute
    A 21-gun salute is the most commonly recognized of the customary gun salutes that are performed by the firing of cannons or artillery as a military honor.
  • Saint Catherine's Day
    Saint Catherine's Day is the 25th of November.
  • Savior of the Apple Feast Day
    The Savior of the Apple Feast Day (sometimes the Saviour on the Hill) is an Eastern Slavic folk holiday, which is observed on August 19, falling on the Feast of the Transfiguration.
  • Lists of holidays
    (Main article: Holiday) This is a list of lists of holidays and observances by various categorization.
  • Hallmark holiday
    "Hallmark holiday" is a term used predominantly in the United States to describe a holiday that is perceived to exist primarily for commercial purposes, rather than to commemorate a traditionally or historically significant event.
  • Batik Day
    Batik Day (Hari Batik Nasional) is an Indonesian holiday for celebrating batik — the traditional cloth of Indonesia.
  • Gift wrapping
    Gift wrapping is the act of enclosing a gift in some sort of material.