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January

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Specific dates


Every year

Fixed dates

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

  • Australia's largest country music festival [2] is held in Tamworth, northern New South Wales
  • 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


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