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Specific dates

Every year


Every year

Fixed dates

United States of America

New Zealand

  • 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


February 28th – Andalucia´s day


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.

External links

  • Spanish bank holidays calendar [1]

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