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== International ==
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==Specific dates==
  
* 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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==Every year==
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===Fixed dates===
  
== [[Indonesia]] ==
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====Global====
  
* 17th August: '''Independence Day''' - public holiday
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====[[Indonesia]]====
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* 17th: '''Independence Day''' - public holiday
  
== [[Italy]] ==
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====[[Italy]]====
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* 4th-16th: '''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]]
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==== [[Spain]]====
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* 15th: '''Madrid''' - Virgen de la Paloma
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* 15th: '''Malaga'''- Asunción de la Virgen this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
  
== [[Slovenia]] ==
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====[[Switzerland]]====
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* 1st: '''National Day''' - because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in [[Basel]]) held 31st of July
  
* '''Kamfest''' arts festival - in [[Kamnik]]
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====[[Thailand]]====
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* 12th: '''Queen's Birthday''' - mother's day / public holiday
  
== [[Spain]] ==
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===Movable dates===
*'''Madrid''': 15th of August Virgen de la Paloma
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*'''Malaga''': 15th of August Asunción de la Virgen this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
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====Global====
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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.
  
== [[Switzerland]] ==
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====[[Slovenia]]====
 
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* '''Kamfest''' arts festival - in [[Kamnik]]
* 1st August: '''National Day''' - because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in [[Basel]]) held 31st of July
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== [[Thailand]] ==
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* 12th August: '''Queen's Birthday''' - mother's day / public holiday
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== [[United Kingdom]] ==
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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]]
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* August Bank Holiday weekend (last weekend): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading (England)|Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
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=== [[Scotland]] ===
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====[[United Kingdom]]====
 
* '''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
* '''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
 
* '''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
* '''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk] - [[Edinburgh]]
  
=== [[Wales]] ===
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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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* Last weekend in August (''August Bank Holiday weekend''):  '''Notting Hill Carnival''' [http://www.londoncarnival.co.uk] - [[London/Notting Hill|Notting Hill]], [[London]]
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* Last weekend in August (''August Bank Holiday weekend''): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading (England)|Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
 
* '''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]] ==
 
 
* 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 20:51, 24 January 2008

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Contents

Specific dates

Every year

Fixed dates

Global

Indonesia

  • 17th: Independence Day - public holiday

Italy

Spain

  • 15th: Madrid - Virgen de la Paloma
  • 15th: Malaga- Asunción de la Virgen this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.

Switzerland

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

Thailand

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

Movable 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.

Slovenia

  • Kamfest arts festival - in Kamnik

United Kingdom

United States of America

  • Third weekend in August: Milwaukee Irish Fest [4] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Last weekend in August (August Bank Holiday weekend): Notting Hill Carnival [5] - Notting Hill, London
  • Last weekend in August (August Bank Holiday weekend): Leeds and Reading Festivals - weekend of rock music
  • MAS Carnival, Swansea - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.


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