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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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* Early February: '''Quebec Winter Carnival''' (''Carnaval de Québec''), [http://www.carnaval.qc.ca/en/] in [[Quebec City]], [[Quebec]]. 2008 concides with the 400<sup>th</sup> anniversary of [[Quebec City]].
  
 
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Revision as of 11:43, 1 February 2008

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

Contents

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

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

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, [10] in York

United States of America

Vietnam

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