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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.
 
* 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]] ==
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==== [[Indonesia]] ====
  
 
* 17th August: '''Independence Day''' - public holiday
 
* 17th August: '''Independence Day''' - public holiday
  
== [[Italy]] ==
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==== [[Italy]] ====
  
 
* 4-16 August 2007 - '''Tuscan Sun Festival''' [http://www.festivaldelsole.com/cortona/eng/main.html] - in [[Cortona]]
 
* 4-16 August 2007 - '''Tuscan Sun Festival''' [http://www.festivaldelsole.com/cortona/eng/main.html] - in [[Cortona]]
  
== [[Slovenia]] ==
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==== [[Slovenia]] ====
  
 
* '''Kamfest''' arts festival - in [[Kamnik]]
 
* '''Kamfest''' arts festival - in [[Kamnik]]
  
== [[Spain]] ==
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==== [[Spain]] ====
 
*'''Madrid''': 15th of August [[Virgen de la Paloma]]  
 
*'''Madrid''': 15th of August [[Virgen de la Paloma]]  
  
 
*'''Malaga''': 15th of August [[Asunción de la Virgen]] this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
 
*'''Malaga''': 15th of August [[Asunción de la Virgen]] this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
  
== [[Switzerland]] ==
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==== [[Switzerland]] ====
  
 
* 1st August: '''National Day''' - because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in [[Basel]]) held 31st of July
 
* 1st August: '''National Day''' - because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in [[Basel]]) held 31st of July
  
== [[Thailand]] ==
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==== [[Thailand]] ====
  
 
* 12th August: '''Queen's Birthday''' - mother's day / public holiday
 
* 12th August: '''Queen's Birthday''' - mother's day / public holiday
  
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=== [[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]]
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* August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading (England)|Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
 
* August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading (England)|Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
  
=== [[Scotland]] ===
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===== [[Scotland]] =====
  
 
* '''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
* '''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com] - [[Edinburgh]]
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* '''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
* '''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk] - [[Edinburgh]]
  
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==== [[Wales]] ====
  
 
* '''MAS Carnival''', [[Swansea]] - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.  
 
* '''MAS Carnival''', [[Swansea]] - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.  
  
== [[United States of America]] ==
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==== [[United States of America]] ====
  
 
* Third weekend in August: '''Milwaukee Irish Fest''' [http://www.irishfest.com] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in [[Milwaukee]], [[Wisconsin]]
 
* Third weekend in August: '''Milwaukee Irish Fest''' [http://www.irishfest.com] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in [[Milwaukee]], [[Wisconsin]]

Revision as of 11:23, 23 October 2007

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Contents

Specific dates

Every year

Fixed dates

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

Spain

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


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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