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*1st: '''New Years Day''' (Gregorian calendar) - all night parties and celebrations including fireworks displays in cities and locations worldwide, but especially Western ones
 
*1st: '''New Years Day''' (Gregorian calendar) - all night parties and celebrations including fireworks displays in cities and locations worldwide, but especially Western ones
  
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*26th: '''Australia Day''' in [[Australia]] - a public holiday commemorating the arrival of the convict First Fleet in 1788 and the establishment of both the city of [[Sydney]] and the colony of [[New South Wales]], celebrated in grand style in [[Sydney]] (especially) and country-wide, with public firework displays and home barbeques
 
*26th: '''Australia Day''' in [[Australia]] - a public holiday commemorating the arrival of the convict First Fleet in 1788 and the establishment of both the city of [[Sydney]] and the colony of [[New South Wales]], celebrated in grand style in [[Sydney]] (especially) and country-wide, with public firework displays and home barbeques
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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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*[[Australia]]'s largest '''country music festival''' [http://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/asp/index.asp?pgid=26601] is held in [[Tamworth (Australia)|Tamworth]], northern [[New South Wales]]
 
*[[Australia]]'s largest '''country music festival''' [http://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/asp/index.asp?pgid=26601] is held in [[Tamworth (Australia)|Tamworth]], northern [[New South Wales]]
  
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*Mid January: '''Dusi Canoe Marathon''', [http://www.dusi.org.za/], in [[KwaZulu-Natal]]
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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]]

Revision as of 05:01, 30 November 2006

Specific dates

Every year

Fixed dates

Global

  • 1st: New Years Day (Gregorian calendar) - all night parties and celebrations including fireworks displays in cities and locations worldwide, but especially Western ones

Australia

  • 26th: Australia Day in Australia - a public holiday commemorating the arrival of the convict First Fleet in 1788 and the establishment of both the city of Sydney and the colony of New South Wales, celebrated in grand style in Sydney (especially) and country-wide, with public firework displays and home barbeques

Movable dates

Global

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

Australia

South Africa

South Korea

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

Vietnam

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