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* 25th: '''Christmas Day''' - one of the biggest Christian holidays of the year. Although it has lost its religious significance for many, Christmas is still observed as a public holiday in most Western countries, traditionally a day for families and friends to get together and exchange presents
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* 25th: '''Christmas Day''' - one of the biggest Christian holidays of the year. Although it has lost its religious significance for many, Christmas is still observed as a public holiday in most Western and Eastern countries, traditionally a day for families and friends to get together and exchange presents
 
* 26th: '''Boxing Day''', a public holiday in many Commonwealth countries.
 
* 26th: '''Boxing Day''', a public holiday in many Commonwealth countries.
 
* 26th: The '''[[Sydney]] to [[Hobart]] Yacht Race''' [http://rolexsydneyhobart.com/] begins at 1pm
 
* 26th: The '''[[Sydney]] to [[Hobart]] Yacht Race''' [http://rolexsydneyhobart.com/] begins at 1pm

Revision as of 11:29, 10 October 2009

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This is a calendar of events and festivals in the month of December.

Contents

Global

  • 25th: Christmas Day - one of the biggest Christian holidays of the year. Although it has lost its religious significance for many, Christmas is still observed as a public holiday in most Western and Eastern countries, traditionally a day for families and friends to get together and exchange presents
  • 26th: Boxing Day, a public holiday in many Commonwealth countries.
  • 26th: The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race [1] begins at 1pm
  • 31st: New Year's Eve

Austria

  • Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market) [2] in Vienna

Namibia

  • 10th: Human rights day

South Africa

  • Early December: Obz festival, [3] in the Cape Town suburb of Observatory
  • 16th: Day of Reconciliation (Public holiday)

Thailand

  • 5th: King's Birthday is father's day, and a public holiday

United Kingdom

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