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==Global==
 
==Global==
* Mid February 2008, '''Total Lunar eclipse''', A total lunar eclipse will be visible from all of [[South America]] and [[Central America]], eastern portions of [[North America]] and the western parts of [[Africa]] and [[Europe]]. Location specific times can be looked up at on the [http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/LunarEclipse.php Lunar Eclipse Computer]
 
 
 
==[[Belgium]]==
 
==[[Belgium]]==
 
* Early February: '''Carnival de Binche''', [http://www.carnavaldebinche.be] in [[Binche]]
 
* Early February: '''Carnival de Binche''', [http://www.carnavaldebinche.be] in [[Binche]]

Revision as of 16:55, 12 February 2011

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

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Global

Belgium

  • Early February: Carnival de Binche, [1] in Binche

Brazil

  • Late February or early March: Carnival in Brazil and others. The precise date of carnival is 7 weeks before Easter, which is moveable itself (the first full-moon Sunday after 21 March). Instead of relying on your own astrophysics skills, take note: Ash Wednesday for the next years will be 01 March 2006, 21 Feb 2007, 06 Feb 2008, 25 Feb 2009 and 17 Feb 2010.

Canada

2nd: Groundhog day in Canada, centered on Wiarton, Ontario.

China

  • Late January or early February: Chinese New Year, celebrated in China, Singapore and anywhere where there are large concentrations of Chinese

Germany

  • 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

Iceland

  • Date dependent on snowfall: Nuuk Snow Festival, [3] in Nuuk

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

  • Third Saturday: Naked Man Festival (also known as hadaka matsuri or saidaiji eyo) [6] in Okayama

Korea

  • Late January or early February: Korean Lunar New Year (Seollal), South Korea

New Zealand

  • 6th: Waitangi day - New Zealand's national day. Commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.

South Africa

Spain

Tibet

United Kingdom

  • Mid February: Jorvik Viking Festival, [11] in York

United States of America

Vietnam

  • Late January or early February: Vietnamese New Year (Tết), Vietnam
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