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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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* 26th: '''Boxing Day''', a public holiday in many Commonwealth countries.
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* 26th: The '''[[Sydney]] to [[Hobart]] Yacht Race''' [http://rolexsydneyhobart.com/] begins at 1pm
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* 31st: '''New Year's Eve'''
  
*5th: '''King's Birthday''' is father's day, and a public holiday, in [[Thailand#Holidays|Thailand]]
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* 5th: '''King's Birthday''' is father's day, and a public holiday
  
*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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*26th: '''Boxing Day''', a public holiday in many Commonwealth countries.
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* '''Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market)''' [http://www.christkindlmarkt.at/] in [[Vienna]]
*26th: The '''[[Sydney]] to [[Hobart]] Yacht Race''' [http://rolexsydneyhobart.com/] begins at 1pm
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*31st: '''New Year's Eve'''
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*the '''Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market)''' [http://www.christkindlmarkt.at/] in [[Vienna]], capital of [[Austria]]
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*the '''Midwinter Solstice''' (usually 21st, 22nd or 23rd) celebrations at [[Stonehenge]].
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* 21st, 22nd or 23rd: '''Midwinter Solstice'''celebrations at [[Stonehenge]].
  
 
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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 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

Thailand

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

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Austria

  • Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market) [2] in Vienna

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  • 21st, 22nd or 23rd: Midwinter Solsticecelebrations at Stonehenge.
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