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===Fixed dates===
 
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*1st: '''St David's Day''' (Welsh: ''Dydd Gwyl Dewi''), patron saint of [[Wales]]
 
*1st: '''St David's Day''' (Welsh: ''Dydd Gwyl Dewi''), patron saint of [[Wales]]
 
====[[Ireland]]====
 
 
 
*17th: '''St Patrick's Day''', patron saint of [[Ireland]] - celebrations everywhere, but especially in [[Dublin]], [[London]], [[New York City]], [[Boston]] and [[Sydney]]
 
*17th: '''St Patrick's Day''', patron saint of [[Ireland]] - celebrations everywhere, but especially in [[Dublin]], [[London]], [[New York City]], [[Boston]] and [[Sydney]]
  
 
===Movable dates===
 
===Movable dates===
  
*early March: '''Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras''' [http://www.mardigras.org.au/], [[Sydney]], [[Australia]]
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* Early March: '''Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras''' [http://www.mardigras.org.au/], [[Sydney]], [[Australia]]
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* '''Carnival''' - sometimes takes place on early March, see [[February]] for details.
 
* '''Carnival''' - sometimes takes place on early March, see [[February]] for details.
  
 
====[[South Africa]]====
 
====[[South Africa]]====
 
 
 
* Mid March: '''Cape Argus Cycle Tour''', ''+27'' (0)21 685-6551 (''email:info@cycletour.co.za[mailto:info@cycletour.co.za]''), [http://www.cycletour.co.za]. Entrance fee is R250 for entrants on the African continent or the equivalent of 50 Euro's every one else. Total distance is 109km. Start in downtown [[Cape Town]], cycle down the eastern side of the peninsula, past [[Simon's Town]] and back up the western side of the peninsula. [[Cape Town]], [[South Africa]]
 
* Mid March: '''Cape Argus Cycle Tour''', ''+27'' (0)21 685-6551 (''email:info@cycletour.co.za[mailto:info@cycletour.co.za]''), [http://www.cycletour.co.za]. Entrance fee is R250 for entrants on the African continent or the equivalent of 50 Euro's every one else. Total distance is 109km. Start in downtown [[Cape Town]], cycle down the eastern side of the peninsula, past [[Simon's Town]] and back up the western side of the peninsula. [[Cape Town]], [[South Africa]]
  
 
====[[Spain]]====
 
====[[Spain]]====
 
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* 16th of March to 23rd of March 2008: '''Holy Week'''
* '''Holy Week''' 16th of March to 23rd of March 2008  
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Holy Week is a religious festival that starts with the first full moon of Spring. It commemorates the the final days and sacrifices of Christ up to his resurrection day. Usually, imagery relating to this stage of the New Testament are paraded thoughout the cities and towns all over Spain and some Hispanic countries.
 
Holy Week is a religious festival that starts with the first full moon of Spring. It commemorates the the final days and sacrifices of Christ up to his resurrection day. Usually, imagery relating to this stage of the New Testament are paraded thoughout the cities and towns all over Spain and some Hispanic countries.
 
  
 
* '''Malaga Spanish Film Festival'''. The most important Spanish Film festival. It takes place every year around the second week of March.
 
* '''Malaga Spanish Film Festival'''. The most important Spanish Film festival. It takes place every year around the second week of March.
 
 
 
 
  
  

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Specific dates

Australia

  • 3 March 2007: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and Party [1], Sydney.

Every year

Fixed dates

Global

United Kingdom

Movable dates

Global

Australia

Brazil

  • Carnival - sometimes takes place on early March, see February for details.

South Africa

  • Mid March: Cape Argus Cycle Tour, +27 (0)21 685-6551 (email:info@cycletour.co.za[3]), [4]. Entrance fee is R250 for entrants on the African continent or the equivalent of 50 Euro's every one else. Total distance is 109km. Start in downtown Cape Town, cycle down the eastern side of the peninsula, past Simon's Town and back up the western side of the peninsula. Cape Town, South Africa

Spain

  • 16th of March to 23rd of March 2008: Holy Week

Holy Week is a religious festival that starts with the first full moon of Spring. It commemorates the the final days and sacrifices of Christ up to his resurrection day. Usually, imagery relating to this stage of the New Testament are paraded thoughout the cities and towns all over Spain and some Hispanic countries.

  • Malaga Spanish Film Festival. The most important Spanish Film festival. It takes place every year around the second week of March.


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