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*16th April 2005: '''[http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/ Night of Museums]''' in [[Dusseldorf]], [[Germany]]
 
*16th April 2005: '''[http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/ Night of Museums]''' in [[Dusseldorf]], [[Germany]]
 
*23rd April 2005: '''[http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/ Night of Museums]''' in [[Frankfurt]], [[Germany]]
 
*23rd April 2005: '''[http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/ Night of Museums]''' in [[Frankfurt]], [[Germany]]
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==Every year==
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*25th April: '''ANZAC Day''', a public holiday in [[Australia]] and [[New Zealand]]. Dawn and morning commemorative services at war memorials and other places in both countries as well as in Gallipoli in [[Turkey]].
 
*25th April: '''ANZAC Day''', a public holiday in [[Australia]] and [[New Zealand]]. Dawn and morning commemorative services at war memorials and other places in both countries as well as in Gallipoli in [[Turkey]].
 
*29th April: '''Greenery Day''' (みどりの日 ''Midori no hi''), [[Japan]]
 
*29th April: '''Greenery Day''' (みどりの日 ''Midori no hi''), [[Japan]]
**The starting day of '''Golden Week''' in Japan, an extremely popular time to travel — best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked solid
 
 
 
*30th April: '''Walpurgis Night''', celebrated in [[Sweden]] (''Valborgsmässoafton''), [[Finland]] (''Vappu'') and [[Germany]] (''Walpurgisnacht'')
 
*30th April: '''Walpurgis Night''', celebrated in [[Sweden]] (''Valborgsmässoafton''), [[Finland]] (''Vappu'') and [[Germany]] (''Walpurgisnacht'')
*Early April: '''Kanamara Matsuri''' (金まら祭り), also known as the '''Iron Penis Festival''', in [[Kawasaki]], [[Japan]]
 
 
*Last week in April: '''Abril Feria''' in [[Seville]], [[Spain]]
 
*Last week in April: '''Abril Feria''' in [[Seville]], [[Spain]]
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*'''Buddha's birthday''': The Buddha's birth, enlightenment and passing beyond life and death are all celebrated in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Burma, Laos and Cambodia on the 15th day of the 6th month of the lunar calendar - which is usually in April according to the Gregorian calendar.
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**The starting day of '''Golden Week''' in Japan, an extremely popular time to travel — best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked solid
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*Early April: '''Kanamara Matsuri''' (金まら祭り), also known as the '''Iron Penis Festival''', in [[Kawasaki]], [[Japan]]
 
*'''[http://www.jamaicacarnival.com/table_events.html Carnival]''', in [[Jamaica]]
 
*'''[http://www.jamaicacarnival.com/table_events.html Carnival]''', in [[Jamaica]]
 
*'''Carnival''' in [[US Virgin Islands]]
 
*'''Carnival''' in [[US Virgin Islands]]
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*'''[http://www.nojazzfest.com/ New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival]''', in [[New Orleans]], [[USA]]  
 
*'''[http://www.nojazzfest.com/ New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival]''', in [[New Orleans]], [[USA]]  
 
*'''[http://www.merriemonarchfestival.org/ The Merrie Monarch Festival]''', in [[Hilo]], [[Hawaii]]
 
*'''[http://www.merriemonarchfestival.org/ The Merrie Monarch Festival]''', in [[Hilo]], [[Hawaii]]
*'''Buddha's birthday''': The Buddha's birth, enlightenment and passing beyond life and death are all celebrated in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Burma, Laos and Cambodia on the 15th day of the 6th month of the lunar calendar - which is usually in April according to the Gregorian calendar.
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{{Months}}
 
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Revision as of 16:09, 31 August 2005

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  • 25th April: ANZAC Day, a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand. Dawn and morning commemorative services at war memorials and other places in both countries as well as in Gallipoli in Turkey.
  • 29th April: Greenery Day (みどりの日 Midori no hi), Japan
  • 30th April: Walpurgis Night, celebrated in Sweden (Valborgsmässoafton), Finland (Vappu) and Germany (Walpurgisnacht)
  • Last week in April: Abril Feria in Seville, Spain
  • Buddha's birthday: The Buddha's birth, enlightenment and passing beyond life and death are all celebrated in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Burma, Laos and Cambodia on the 15th day of the 6th month of the lunar calendar - which is usually in April according to the Gregorian calendar.

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