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* 8th (2005): Mardi Gras in [[New Orleans]]
 
* 8th (2005): Mardi Gras in [[New Orleans]]
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==Every year==
* 2nd: '''Groundhog day''' in the [[United States of America]], centered on [[Punxsutawney]].
 
  
* 6th: '''[[Bay of Islands|Waitangi]] day''' - [[New Zealand]]'s national day. Commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
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* 2nd: '''Groundhog day''' in the [[United States of America]], centered on [[Punxsutawney]].
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* 6th: '''[[Bay of Islands|Waitangi]] day''' - [[New Zealand]]'s national day. Commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
 
* Thursday before Ash Wednesday: '''Fasnacht''' in parts of southern [[Germany]] and [[Northeastern Switzerland]] - Colourful street carnivals to ward off the winter spirits, featuring costumed brass bands. Takes place in most towns
 
* Thursday before Ash Wednesday: '''Fasnacht''' in parts of southern [[Germany]] and [[Northeastern Switzerland]] - Colourful street carnivals to ward off the winter spirits, featuring costumed brass bands. Takes place in most towns
  
* Late January or early February: '''Chinese New Year''', celebrated in [[China]], [[Singapore]] and anywhere where there are large concentrations of Chinese
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* Late January or early February: '''Chinese New Year''', celebrated in [[China]], [[Singapore]] and anywhere where there are large concentrations of Chinese
 
* Late January or early February: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
 
* Late January or early February: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
 
 
* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
 
* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
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Revision as of 16:12, 31 August 2005

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Every year

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  • Late January or early February: Chinese New Year, celebrated in China, Singapore and anywhere where there are large concentrations of Chinese
  • Late January or early February: Korean Lunar New Year (Seollal), South Korea
  • Late January or early February: Vietnamese New Year (Tết), Vietnam


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