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==Specific dates==
*18 Feb 2007 - '''New Year Celebrations''',  [[Bhutan]], parts of [[Nepal]], [[Tibet]] and Tibetan communities in [[India]].
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* 2nd: '''Groundhog day''' in the [[United States of America]], centered on [[Punxsutawney]].
 
* 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.
 
* 6th: '''[[Bay of Islands|Waitangi]] day''' - [[New Zealand]]'s national day. Commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
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* 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
  
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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: '''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: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
 
* Late January or early February: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
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* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
 
* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
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* 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.
 
* 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.
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[[ja:祭やイベント/2月]]
 
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Revision as of 08:27, 15 June 2007

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Contents

Specific dates

Every year

Fixed dates

  • 6th: 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

Movable dates

  • 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
  • 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.


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