Public Holidays

  • UK flag - UK public holidays

    UK Public Holidays 2012

    United Kingdom Bank Holidays The bank holidays in England include Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. It is good to note workers do not automatically get to take time off on public holidays. Sometimes they are expected to work and get…

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  • Melbourne Cup Day

    Melbourne Cup Day 2012 / 2013

    Melbourne Cup Day 2012, 2013 in Australia When is Melbourne Cup Day – November 6, 2012 – Observed on November 5, 2013 This is the day when Australia’s thoroughbred horses take to the racecourse which normally happens on the first…

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  • All Saints Day

    All Saints Day: What is & When is?

    What is All Saints Day ? All Saints Day – 1 November 2012, 2013 etc The day on which all Christians have a feast in honor of all saints of the church. This observance was first ordered by Pope Gregory…

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  • Hari Raya Qurban

    Hari Raya Qurban 2012 / 2013

    Hari Raya Qurban Festival When is Hari Raya Qurban? Hari raya qurban – October 26th in 2012 and celebrated on October 15th in 2013 Similar in name to Hari Raya Haji or Hari Raya Puasa– Feast of the sacrifice that is…

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  • Malaysia Day

    Malaysia Day 2012 / 2013

    Malaysia Day in year 2012 When is Malaysia Day? Malaysia Day – September 16 2012, 2013 and every year Malaysia day is in commemoration of celebrating the joining of North Borneo, Singapore, Malaysia, and Sarawak, to form Malaysia. This formation…

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  • Hari Raya Haji 2012, 2013

    Hari Raya Haji 2012

    Hari Raya Haji in 2012 and 2013. Hari Raya Haji – Commemorated on Oct 26, 2012 and Oct 15, 2013 This holiday marks the end of Muslims pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Hari Raya Haji…

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  • Hari Raya Puasa

    Hari Raya Puasa 2013

    Hari Raya Puasa Hari Raya Puasa or Hari Raya Aidilfitri – celebrated on August 8 and 9th, 2013 This holiday is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal and marks the end of Ramadan (Month of fasting and prayer for…

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  • Deepavali - Diwali

    Deepavali / Diwali 2012

    Deepavali and Diwali Celebrations Deepavali / Diwali – November 13th, 2012 Deepavali is known to be the biggest festival in Hinduism. People from countries such as UK, Fiji, USA, Guyana, Canada, India, and other countries host major celebrations during this…

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  • Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day 2012

    Remembrance Day 2012 Remembrance Day (is also know as Poppy Day or Armistice Day) – 11 November 2012 – Second Sunday in November in Remembrance of people killed during the two World Wars. This special day was set aside to…

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  • Boxing Day

    Boxing Day 2014

    Boxing Day, 26 December 2014 Boxing Day – 26 December 2014 – Recognized Bank Holiday (The Day after Christmas Day) According to historians, this day was developed due to servants having to work on Christmas Day, but were allowed to…

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