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Holidays and Observances around the World

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Upcoming holidays and observances

WeekdayDateHoliday nameCountries where this is observed (might not be complete)
TuesdayDec 23Hanukkah VIIIsrael
TuesdayDec 23Martyrdom of Imam RezaIran
TuesdayDec 23Emperor's BirthdayJapan
WednesdayDec 24Christmas EveAndorra, Albania, Austria, Australia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bermuda, Brazil, The Bahamas, Canada, Congo Dem.Rep., Switzerland, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, India, Iceland, Jamaica, Kenya, South Korea, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Monaco, Moldova, Macedonia, Republic of, Malta, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Singapore, Slovakia, San Marino, El Salvador, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, United States, Uruguay, Holy See (Vatican City), Venezuela, Vietnam, South Africa
WednesdayDec 24Last day of HanukkahAustralia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States
WednesdayDec 24Hanukkah VIIIIsrael
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayAndorra, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, The Bahamas, Canada, Congo Dem.Rep., Switzerland, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Equatorial Guinea, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Honduras, Croatia, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, India, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Japan, South Korea, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Moldova, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Paraguay, Romania, Sweden, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, San Marino, El Salvador, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Holy See (Vatican City), Venezuela, Vietnam, South Africa
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayAlbania
ThursdayDec 25Catholic Christmas DayBelarus
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayCyprus
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayIceland
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayKenya
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayLithuania
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayLatvia
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayMacedonia, Republic of
ThursdayDec 25Christmas DayMalta
ThursdayDec 25Quaid-e-Azam DayPakistan
ThursdayDec 25Constitution DayTaiwan
FridayDec 26Boxing DayAndorra, Austria, Australia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Canada, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Croatia, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, San Marino, United Kingdom, Holy See (Vatican City)
FridayDec 26Bridge Public HolidayArgentina
FridayDec 26Boxing DayBarbados
FridayDec 26Boxing DayBermuda
FridayDec 26Boxing DayThe Bahamas
FridayDec 26Catholic Christmas Day holidayBelarus
FridayDec 26Boxing DayCyprus
FridayDec 26St Stephen's DaySpain
FridayDec 26St Stephen's DayFrance
FridayDec 26Second Day of ChristmasIceland
FridayDec 26Boxing DayJamaica
FridayDec 26Boxing DayKenya
FridayDec 26Boxing DayCayman Islands
FridayDec 26Second Day of ChristmasLithuania
FridayDec 26St Stephen's DayLuxembourg
FridayDec 26Second Day of ChristmasLatvia
FridayDec 26Christmas Day holidayMoldova, Nigeria
FridayDec 26Boxing Day (bank holiday)Malta
FridayDec 26Special Day after ChristmasPhilippines
FridayDec 26Day After ChristmasPakistan
FridayDec 26Independence and Unity DaySlovenia
FridayDec 26Boxing DayTrinidad and Tobago
FridayDec 26Day After Christmas DayUnited States
FridayDec 26Washington's BirthdayUnited States
FridayDec 26Day of GoodwillSouth Africa
SaturdayDec 27Special Working DayTaiwan
SaturdayDec 27Working day for Jan. 2, 2015Vietnam
TuesdayDec 30Rizal DayPhilippines
WednesdayDec 31New Year's Eve (Bank holiday)Andorra, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Armenia, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bermuda, Brazil, The Bahamas, Belarus, Canada, Congo Dem.Rep., Switzerland, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Spain, France, Georgia, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, India, Iraq, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Cayman Islands, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Monaco, Moldova, Montenegro, Macedonia, Republic of, Malta, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Singapore, San Marino, El Salvador, Thailand, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, United States, Uruguay, Holy See (Vatican City), Vietnam, South Africa
WednesdayDec 31World Azerbaijanis Solidarity DayAzerbaijan
WednesdayDec 31New Year´s EveCosta Rica
WednesdayDec 31New Year's EveHonduras
WednesdayDec 31December 31 Bank HolidayJapan
WednesdayDec 31New Year´s EveVenezuela
ThursdayJan 1New Year's DayAndorra, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Armenia, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, The Bahamas, Belarus, Canada, Congo Dem.Rep., Switzerland, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Equatorial Guinea, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Honduras, Croatia, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, India, Iraq, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Cayman Islands, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Morocco, Monaco, Moldova, Montenegro, Macedonia, Republic of, Malta, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Paraguay, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Sweden, Singapore, Slovenia, San Marino, El Salvador, Thailand, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Holy See (Vatican City), Venezuela, Vietnam, South Africa
ThursdayJan 1Liberation DayCuba
ThursdayJan 1Restoration of the Czech Independence DayCzech Republic
ThursdayJan 1January 1 Bank HolidayEgypt
ThursdayJan 1Feast of the Holy FamilySpain
ThursdayJan 1Asarah B'TevetIsrael
ThursdayJan 1New Year's DayNew Zealand
ThursdayJan 1Republic DaySlovakia
ThursdayJan 1New Year's DayUkraine
FridayJan 2New Year's Day (Day 2)Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Canada, Ecuador, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Vietnam
FridayJan 2Special non-working dayBulgaria
FridayJan 2Berchtold DaySwitzerland
FridayJan 2New Year's weekendChina
FridayJan 2New Year DayCuba
FridayJan 2Heroes’ Day/Ancestors’ DayHaiti
FridayJan 2January 2 Bank HolidayJapan
FridayJan 2Berchtold DayLiechtenstein
FridayJan 2Day after New Years DayNew Zealand
FridayJan 2Special non-working day after New YearPhilippines
FridayJan 2Day after New Year's DayRomania
FridayJan 2New Year Holiday WeekRussia
FridayJan 2Bridge Public HolidayThailand
FridayJan 2Bridge Public HolidayTaiwan
FridayJan 2New Year's Day holidayUkraine
FridayJan 22nd JanuaryUnited Kingdom
SaturdayJan 3Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)United Arab Emirates, Australia, Canada, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iraq, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, United States
SaturdayJan 3New Year's Day (Day 3)Armenia, Ecuador
SaturdayJan 3Martyrs of Independence Day observedCongo Dem.Rep.
SaturdayJan 3New Year's weekendChina
SaturdayJan 3Muhammad's BirthdayJordan
SaturdayJan 3January 3 Bank HolidayJapan
SaturdayJan 3Maulid un-NabiPhilippines
SaturdayJan 3New Year Holiday WeekRussia
SundayJan 4New Year's Day (Day 4)Armenia, Ecuador
SundayJan 4Eid e-Milad-un NabiBangladesh, India, Morocco, Pakistan
SundayJan 4Martyrs of Independence DayCongo Dem.Rep.
SundayJan 4Special Working DayChina
SundayJan 4New Year Holiday WeekRussia
MondayJan 5Armenian Christmas EveArmenia
MondayJan 5EpiphanyDominican Republic
MondayJan 5Guru Govind Singh JayantiIndia
MondayJan 5New Year Holiday WeekRussia
MondayJan 5The Three Wise Men DayVenezuela
TuesdayJan 6EpiphanyAndorra, Austria, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Cuba, Cyprus, Germany, Spain, Finland, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Liechtenstein, Poland, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Slovakia, San Marino, United Kingdom, United States, Holy See (Vatican City)
TuesdayJan 6Armenian Christmas DayArmenia
TuesdayJan 6Orthodox Christmas EveBosnia and Herzegovina
TuesdayJan 6The Three Wise Men DayBolivia
TuesdayJan 6The Three Wise Men DayHonduras
TuesdayJan 6Army DayIraq
TuesdayJan 6Christmas Eve (Orthodox)Montenegro
TuesdayJan 6Christmas Eve (Orthodox)Macedonia, Republic of
TuesdayJan 6The Three Wise Men DayPeru
TuesdayJan 6New Year Holiday WeekRussia
TuesdayJan 6The Three Wise Men DayUruguay
TuesdayJan 6The Three Wise Men DayVenezuela

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