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Holidays and Observations News

News about holidays and observations around the world are reported here.

Updates in 2009

French Government Restored A Holiday

The French government reinstated the Whit Monday holiday, which fell on May 12 in 2008, while maintaining the principle of the Day of Solidarity.

March Equinox Traditions and Events

The March equinox coincides with a variety of cultural events, religious observances or customs.

Updates in 2008

The March Equinox

The March equinox, which marks the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere, will be on March 20 in 2009.

14-Mar-2008Easter 2008 is the Earliest in Nearly a Century

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