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Upcoming holidays and observances

WeekdayDateHoliday NameCountries where this is observed (might not be complete)
FridayAug 17Flag DayBolivia
FridayAug 17Gold Cup ParadeCanada
FridayAug 17Chinese Valentine's DayChina
FridayAug 17Independence DayGabon
FridayAug 17Indonesian Independence DayIndonesia
FridayAug 17Parsi New YearIndia
FridayAug 17Slovenians in Prekmurje Incorporated into the Mother Nation DaySlovenia
FridayAug 17Statehood Day in HawaiiUnited States
SundayAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Afghanistan
SundayAug 19Constitution DayAnguilla
MondayAug 20Arafat (Hajj) DayUnited Arab Emirates
MondayAug 20San Martín DayArgentina
MondayAug 20Discovery DayCanada
MondayAug 20Assumption of MaryColombia
MondayAug 20Independence Restoration DayEstonia
MondayAug 20Arafat DayEgypt
MondayAug 20Hungary National DayHungary
MondayAug 20Anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the PeopleMorocco
MondayAug 20Eid al-Adha HolidayQatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
TuesdayAug 21Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)United Arab Emirates, Cameroon, Egypt, Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
TuesdayAug 21Arafat DayBahrain
TuesdayAug 21Gospel Day (Kosrae)Micronesia
TuesdayAug 21Waqfat Arafat DayKuwait
TuesdayAug 21Day of ArafahLibya
TuesdayAug 21Youth DayMorocco
TuesdayAug 21Ninoy Aquino DayPhilippines
WednesdayAug 22Eid al-Adha Holiday 1United Arab Emirates
WednesdayAug 22Eid al-QurbanAfghanistan, Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Bahrain, Burundi, Benin, Brunei, Canada, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Spain, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Indonesia, India, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Libya, Morocco, Macedonia, Republic of, Mali, Mauritania, Maldives, Malaysia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Philippines, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Somalia, Suriname, South Sudan, Syria, Chad, Togo, Tajikistan, East Timor, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Kosovo, Yemen, Yemen, Yemen, Yemen, Mayotte, South Africa
WednesdayAug 22Eid al-AdhaArgentina
WednesdayAug 22Eid al-AdhaJordan
WednesdayAug 22Eid al-Adha holidayJordan
WednesdayAug 22Eid al-AdhaKenya
WednesdayAug 22Birthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)Pakistan
WednesdayAug 22Sacrifice Feast Day 2Turkey
ThursdayAug 23Eid al-Adha Holiday 2United Arab Emirates
ThursdayAug 23Feast of the Sacrifice (day 2)Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Comoros, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Philippines, Saudi Arabia
ThursdayAug 23Eid al-AdhaBahrain
ThursdayAug 23Eid al-Adha holidayJordan
ThursdayAug 23Hari Raya Haji (Day 2)Malaysia
ThursdayAug 23Eid al-Adha Day 2Pakistan
ThursdayAug 23Sacrifice Feast Day 3Turkey
FridayAug 24Eid al-Adha Day 3Bangladesh, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Oman
FridayAug 24Eid al-AdhaBahrain
FridayAug 24National Parks´ DayCosta Rica
FridayAug 24Eid al-Adha holidayJordan
FridayAug 24Flag DayLiberia
FridayAug 24Eid al-Adha Day 3Pakistan
FridayAug 24Sacrifice Feast Day 4Turkey
FridayAug 24Independence DayUkraine
SaturdayAug 25Eid al-Adha Day 4Bangladesh, Iraq
SaturdayAug 25Eid al-AdhaBahrain
SaturdayAug 25Spirit FestivalChina
SaturdayAug 25OnamIndia
SaturdayAug 25Eid al-Adha holidayJordan
SaturdayAug 25Day of SongunNorth Korea
SaturdayAug 25Special Working DayKazakhstan
SaturdayAug 25Nikini Full Moon Poya DaySri Lanka
SaturdayAug 25Youth's DayMongolia
SaturdayAug 25Eid al-Adha Day 4Pakistan
SaturdayAug 25Ghost FestivalTaiwan
SaturdayAug 25Raksha BandhanUnited States
SaturdayAug 25Independence DayUruguay
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanBangladesh
SundayAug 26Eid al-AdhaBahrain
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanIndonesia
SundayAug 26Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)India
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanSri Lanka
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanMyanmar
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanMauritius
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanMalaysia
SundayAug 26Heroes' DayNamibia
SundayAug 26National Day of RepentancePapua New Guinea
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanPakistan
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanUnited Kingdom
SundayAug 26Raksha BandhanSouth Africa
MondayAug 27Summer Bank Holiday (except Alderney)Guernsey
MondayAug 27Late Summer Bank HolidayGibraltar
MondayAug 27Summer Bank HolidayIsle of Man
MondayAug 27Summer Bank HolidayJersey
MondayAug 27Independence DayMoldova
MondayAug 27National Heroes Day holidayPhilippines
MondayAug 27Father's DaySouth Sudan
MondayAug 27Summer Bank HolidayUnited Kingdom
MondayAug 27Lyndon Baines Johnson DayUnited States
TuesdayAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryGeorgia
TuesdayAug 28Independence Day HolidayMoldova
TuesdayAug 28Feast of the Assumption of Mary (Orthodox)Macedonia, Republic of
WednesdayAug 29Eid-e-GhadirIran
WednesdayAug 29National Uprising DaySlovakia
ThursdayAug 30Constitution DayKazakhstan
ThursdayAug 30Santa Rosa De LimaPeru
ThursdayAug 30Popular Consultation DayEast Timor
ThursdayAug 30Victory DayTurkey
FridayAug 31Independence Day of the Kyrgyz RepublicKyrgyzstan
FridayAug 31Constitution Day (extra holiday)Kazakhstan
FridayAug 31Language DayMoldova
FridayAug 31Malaysia's National DayMalaysia
FridayAug 31Independence DayTrinidad and Tobago

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