Category: Public Holidays

UAE Public holidays

UAE Public Holidays 2013

UAE Holidays 2013 Many major Islamic festivals are being celebrated during public holidays in the United Arab Emirates. People might be surprised to learn that they celebrate New Year’s Day in addition to their traditional …
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St. Andrew’s Day 2012

When is St. Andrew’s Day 2012? This year St. Andrew’s Day falls on 30 November 2012. It is considered to be a feast day in honor of Saint Andrew who was an enthusiastic saint of Scotland. …
Songkran

Songkran 2013

The Significance of Songkran – Thailand’s Traditional New Year What is Songkran, but the traditional Thai New Year festival that embraces , compassion, goodwill, and being grateful for everything good and noble. Songkran comes from the word …
Ramadan

Ramadan 2013

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr: Muslim Celebrations Ramadan begins on 9 July 2013. Muslims all over the world practice fasting (sawm) for the a whole month during what they call Ramadan. You may be curious to learn …
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Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving Celebrations Around The World Thanksgiving day is a way to express heartfelt appreciation for the harvest received. This day is observed in many different ways around the world, and is generally considered as a special holiday …
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Singapore National Day 2012

Date of National Day of Singapore 2012 National Day is celebrated on August 9th 2012 Why Singapore National Day Has Great Significance To Its Inhabitants Back in 1966, Singapore celebrated their first National Day, which …
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Vesak Day 2012 (Vesakha): Buddhist Day

Date of Vesak Day in Asian Countries During 2012 As the Buddha teachings are wiy accepted due to its teachings of calmness, peace and shown, the United Nations have declared Vesak day as International Day. …
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Public Holidays in Peru 2013

Calendar of Holidays in Peru Peruvians don’t usually get a great deal of time off work, so they always make the most of the various public holidays in Peru. Although many of the traditional festivals …
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Brazil Public Holidays 2013: Calendar

2013 Public Holidays in Brazil It can be difficult getting your head around the public holidays in Brazil, as each state in this vast country has its own public holidays, as well as the national …