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* 5th: '''King's Birthday''' is father's day, and a public holiday
 
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* 21st, 22nd or 23rd: '''Midwinter Solstice''' celebrations at [[Stonehenge]].
 
* 21st, 22nd or 23rd: '''Midwinter Solstice''' celebrations at [[Stonehenge]].
 
* Late December and 1 [[January]]: '''Edinburgh's Hogmanay''', [http://www.edinburghshogmanay.org/] in [[Edinburgh]], [[Scotland]]
 
* Late December and 1 [[January]]: '''Edinburgh's Hogmanay''', [http://www.edinburghshogmanay.org/] in [[Edinburgh]], [[Scotland]]
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* 4th: '''Eid il-Burbara''' ('''Saint Barbara's Day''', very similar to Halloween)
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:40, 10 December 2012

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

Global[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market) [2] in Vienna

Namibia[edit]

  • 10th: Human rights day

South Africa[edit]

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

Thailand[edit]

  • 5th: King's Birthday is father's day, and a public holiday
  • 10th: Constitution Day, a public holiday celebrating the adoption of the Thai constitution in 1932.

United Kingdom[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

  • 4th: Eid il-Burbara (Saint Barbara's Day, very similar to Halloween)
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