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==Specific dates==
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== Global ==
*4-16 Aug 2007 - '''Tuscan Sun Festival''' [http://www.festivaldelsole.com/cortona/eng/main.html] in [[Cortona]], [[Italy]].
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==Every year==
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* 3rd weekend in August: '''World Peace and Service Day''' (holiday) off for work for all business and service organisations across the globe and service activities  like feeding cows milk to new born children  in hospitals if mothers are incapable of feeding, new clothes, food offering to blind, deaf,spastic, mentally handicapped, physically handicapped, polio attacked patients, aids, cancer patients and dental, ortho, gynaec, opthamology patients, neuro, for all patients in hospital and other centres, food and clothing to be provided.
  
===Fixed dates===
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== [[Indonesia]] ==
  
====Global====
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* 17th August: '''Independence Day''' - public holiday
  
*3rd weekend in August: '''World Peace and Service Day''' (holiday) off for work for all business and service organisations across the globe and service activities  like feeding cows milk to new born children  in hospitals if mothers are incapable of feeding, new clothes, food offering to blind, deaf,spastic, mentally handicapped, physically handicapped, polio attacked patients, aids, cancer patients and dental, ortho, gynaec, opthamology patients, neuro, for all patients in hospital and other centres, food and clothing to be provided.
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== [[Italy]] ==
  
====Switzerland====
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* 4-16 August 2007 - '''Tuscan Sun Festival''' [http://www.festivaldelsole.com/cortona/eng/main.html] - in [[Cortona]]
  
*1st: '''First of August''', National Day in [[Switzerland]]. Because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in [[Basel]]) held 31st of July
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== [[Slovenia]] ==
  
====Thailand====
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* '''Kamfest''' arts festival - in [[Kamnik]]
  
* 12th: '''Queen's Birthday''' - mother's day / public holiday
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== [[Switzerland]] ==
  
====Indonesia====
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* 1st August: '''National Day''' - because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in [[Basel]]) held 31st of July
  
* 17th: '''Independence Day''' - public holiday
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== [[Thailand]] ==
  
====United States of America====
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* 12th August: '''Queen's Birthday''' - mother's day / public holiday
  
* Third weekend in August: '''[http://www.irishfest.com/ Milwaukee Irish Fest]''', the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in [[Milwaukee]], [[Wisconsin]], [[United States]]. (August 18-25 in 2005, 25th Anniversary)
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== [[United Kingdom]] ==
  
===Movable dates===
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=== [[England]] ===
  
====England====
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* August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): '''Notting Hill Carnival''' [http://www.londoncarnival.co.uk] - [[London/Notting Hill|Notting Hill]], [[London]]
  
*August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): '''Notting Hill Carnival''' [http://www.londoncarnival.co.uk/], [[London/Notting Hill|Notting Hill]], [[London]], [[England]]
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* August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
*August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
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====Scotland====
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=== [[Scotland]] ===
  
*'''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com/], [[Edinburgh]], [[Scotland]]
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* '''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com] - [[Edinburgh]]
*'''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk/], [[Edinburgh]], [[Scotland]]
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====Slovenia====
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* '''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk] - [[Edinburgh]]
*'''Kamfest''' arts festival, [[Kamnik]], [[Slovenia]]
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====Wales====
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=== [[Wales]] ===
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* '''MAS Carnival''', [[Swansea]] - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.
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== [[United States of America]] ==
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* Third weekend in August: '''Milwaukee Irish Fest''' [http://www.irishfest.com] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in [[Milwaukee]], [[Wisconsin]]
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*'''MAS Carnival''', [[Swansea]], [[UK]] - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.
 
  
 
[[it:Agosto]]
 
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Revision as of 08:20, 15 June 2007

Global

  • 3rd weekend in August: World Peace and Service Day (holiday) off for work for all business and service organisations across the globe and service activities like feeding cows milk to new born children in hospitals if mothers are incapable of feeding, new clothes, food offering to blind, deaf,spastic, mentally handicapped, physically handicapped, polio attacked patients, aids, cancer patients and dental, ortho, gynaec, opthamology patients, neuro, for all patients in hospital and other centres, food and clothing to be provided.

Indonesia

  • 17th August: Independence Day - public holiday

Italy

  • 4-16 August 2007 - Tuscan Sun Festival [1] - in Cortona

Slovenia

  • Kamfest arts festival - in Kamnik

Switzerland

  • 1st August: National Day - because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in Basel) held 31st of July

Thailand

  • 12th August: Queen's Birthday - mother's day / public holiday

United Kingdom

England

  • August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): Leeds and Reading Festivals - weekend of rock music

Scotland

Wales

  • MAS Carnival, Swansea - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.

United States of America

  • Third weekend in August: Milwaukee Irish Fest [5] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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