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This is a [[calendar of events and festivals]] in the month of '''February'''.
  
==Specific dates==
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==Global==
  
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==[[Brazil]]==
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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.
  
==Every year==
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==[[China]]==
 
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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
=== Fixed dates ===
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====[[Germany]]====
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==[[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
 
* 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
  
====[[New Zealand]]====
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==[[Korea]]==
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* Late January or early February: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
  
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==[[New Zealand]]==
 
* 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.
  
====[[Spain]]====
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==[[Spain]]==
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* 28th: [[Andalucia]]´s day
  
February 28th – [[Andalucia]]´s day
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==[[Tibet]]==
 
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* 18th: '''New Year Celebrations''',  [[Bhutan]], parts of [[Nepal]], [[Tibet]] and Tibetan communities in [[India]].
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* 18 Feb 2007 - '''New Year Celebrations''',  [[Bhutan]], parts of [[Nepal]], [[Tibet]] and Tibetan communities in [[India]].
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====[[United States of America]]====
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==[[United States of America]]==
 
* 2nd: '''Groundhog day''' in the [[United States of America]], centered on [[Punxsutawney]].
 
* 2nd: '''Groundhog day''' in the [[United States of America]], centered on [[Punxsutawney]].
  
=== Movable dates ===
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==[[Vietnam]]==
 
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====Global====
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====[[Brazil]]====
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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.
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====[[China]]====
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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
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====[[Korea]]====
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* Late January or early February: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
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====[[Vietnam]]====
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* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
 
* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
  

Revision as of 21:30, 24 January 2008

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

Contents

Global

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.

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

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.

Spain

Tibet

United States of America

Vietnam

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