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This is a [[calendar of events and festivals]] in the month of '''December'''.
  
==Specific dates==
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==Global==
 
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==Every year==
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===Fixed dates===
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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
 
* 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: '''Boxing Day''', a public holiday in many Commonwealth countries.
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* 31st: '''New Year's Eve'''
 
* 31st: '''New Year's Eve'''
  
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==[[Austria]]==
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* '''Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market)''' [http://www.christkindlmarkt.at/] in [[Vienna]]
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* 5th: '''King's Birthday''' is father's day, and a public holiday
 
* 5th: '''King's Birthday''' is father's day, and a public holiday
  
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* '''Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market)''' [http://www.christkindlmarkt.at/] in [[Vienna]]
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* 21st, 22nd or 23rd: '''Midwinter Solstice'''celebrations at [[Stonehenge]].
 
* 21st, 22nd or 23rd: '''Midwinter Solstice'''celebrations at [[Stonehenge]].
  

Revision as of 21:29, 24 January 2008

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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 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

Thailand

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

United Kingdom

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