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This is a [[calendar of events and festivals]] in the month of '''January'''.
  
==Specific dates==
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==Global==
 
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==Every year==
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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
 
====[[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
 
 
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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]]==
 
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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
*[[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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* [[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]]
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==[[South Africa]]==
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* Mid January: '''Dusi Canoe Marathon''', [http://www.dusi.org.za/], in [[KwaZulu-Natal]]
  
*'''Epiphany''' day is a Christian feast intended to celebrate the incarnation of God in Jesus Christ. National Bank holiday and the official end of the Christmas season in Spain.
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==[[South Korea]]==
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* Late January or early February: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
  
====[[Vietnam]]====
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==[[Spain]]==
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* '''Epiphany''' day is a Christian feast intended to celebrate the incarnation of God in Jesus Christ. National Bank holiday and the official end of the Christmas season in Spain.
  
*Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
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==[[Vietnam]]==
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* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
  
  

Revision as of 21:27, 24 January 2008

    This article is a travel topic
This is a calendar of events and festivals in the month of January.

Contents

Global

  • 1st: New Years Day (Gregorian calendar) - all night parties and celebrations including fireworks displays in cities and locations worldwide, but especially Western ones
  • Late January or early February: Chinese New Year, celebrated in China, Singapore and anywhere where there are large concentrations of Chinese

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
  • Australia's largest country music festival [1] is held in Tamworth, northern New South Wales

South Africa

South Korea

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

Spain

  • Epiphany day is a Christian feast intended to celebrate the incarnation of God in Jesus Christ. National Bank holiday and the official end of the Christmas season in Spain.

Vietnam

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


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