Cultural Observances

01.01KwanzaaUSA, Canada
08.01Yinekokratia in GreeceGreece
15.01Hangul Day in North KoreaNorth Korea
17.01Kid Inventors' Day
23.01National Handwriting DayUSA
25.01National Tourism Day in IndiaIndia
25.01Robert Burns Day in ScotlandUnited Kingdom
27.01Family Literacy Day in CanadaCanada
27.01Feast of Saint Sava in SerbiaBosnia Herzegovina, Serbia
28.01Chinese and Vietnamese New YearVietnam, China, Brunei, Christmas Island, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Mauritius, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand
05.02Birthday of Johan Ludvig Runeberg in FinlandFinland
06.02Sami National DayNorway, Finland, Sweden, Russia
08.02Prešeren Day in SloveniaSlovenia
19.02Book Giving Day in ArmeniaArmenia
24.02National Artist Day in ThailandThailand
27.02Marathi Language Day in IndiaIndia
28.02Andalusia Day in SpainSpain
28.02Kalevala Day (Finnish Culture Day) in FinlandFinland
28.02National Science Day in IndiaIndia
01.03Beer Day in IcelandIceland
02.03Read Across America DayUSA
02.03World Book Day in the UK and IrelandIreland, United Kingdom
05.03Day of Physical Culture and Sport in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
08.03International Women's DayAngola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Georgia, Cambodia, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, North Korea, Sierra Leone, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Uganda, Zambia
11.03World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film
12.03Girl Scout Birthday in the USAUSA
14.03Mother Tongue Day in EstoniaEstonia
14.03Summer Day in AlbaniaAlbania
16.03Book Smugglers Day in LithuaniaLithuania
17.03National Muay Thai Day in ThailandThailand
19.03Kashubian Unity Day in PolandPoland
19.03St. Joseph's Day (Father's Day)Austria, Vatican City, Malta, Spain, Venezuela, Bolivia, Croatia, Honduras, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mozambique, Portugal
20.03International Francophonie DayAlbania, Armenia, Andorra, Belgium, Benin, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Gabon, Haiti, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Greece, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Egypt, Cape Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Mauritania, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Moldova, Monaco, Niger, Republic of the Congo, Macedonia, Rwanda, Romania, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Senegal, Saint Lucia, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, France, Central African Republic, Chad, Switzerland, Equatorial Guinea
20.03UN French Language Day
20.03World Storytelling Day
21.03NowruzKazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Albania, Iran, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Macedonia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Iraq
21.03Harmony Day in AustraliaAustralia
23.03Day of Hungarian-Polish FriendshipHungary, Poland
25.03Tolkien Reading Day
27.03World Theater Day
01.04Edible Book Day
02.04International Children's Book Day
02.04Unity of Peoples of Russia and Belarus DayBelarus, Russia
02.04Thai Heritage Conservation DayThailand
03.04World Party Day
05.04Cold Food Festival (Hanshi Festival)China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea
06.04Tartan DayCanada, USA, United Kingdom, Argentina
08.04International Day of the Roma
09.04Day of the Finnish LanguageFinland
10.04Siblings Day in the USAUSA
11.04International Louie Louie Day
14.04Pan American DayHonduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Uruguay, USA
14.04Day of the Georgian LanguageGeorgia
14.04Dhivehi Language Day in the MaldivesMaldives
14.04N'Ko Alphabet DayGuinea, Ivory Coast, Mali
15.04Record Store Day
15.04World Day of Culture
15.04World Art Day
15.04Day of Love in GeorgiaGeorgia
15.04Lovers' Day in KazakhstanKazakhstan
18.04International Day for Monuments and Sites
20.04UN Chinese Language Day
21.04Vietnam Book DayVietnam
23.04St. George's DaySpain, United Kingdom, Canada, Hungary, Czech Republic, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Vatican City
23.04UN English Language Day
23.04International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day
23.04Canada Book DayCanada
25.04DNA Day in the USAUSA
25.04Red Hat Society Day
29.04International Dance Day
29.04National Canadian Film DayCanada
29.04World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
30.04Carnival Day in Sint MaartenSint Maarten
01.05Lei Day in HawaiiUSA
02.05National Education Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
04.05Youth Day in China / Literary Day in TaiwanChina, Taiwan
05.05Cinco de MayoUSA, Mexico
05.05Europe Day in the Council of EuropeAustria, Azerbaijan, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia Herzegovina, United Kingdom, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Finland, France, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia
05.05International Day of the Portuguese Language and Culture (Lusophone Culture Day)Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, East Timor, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritius
07.05Lithuanian Press Restoration, Language and Book DayLithuania
09.05Europe Day in the European UnionAustria, Belgium, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Estonia
12.05Day of the Finnish IdentityFinland
13.05National Mills Day in the NetherlandsNetherlands
13.05National Mills Weekend in the UKUnited Kingdom
14.05National Mills Weekend in the UKUnited Kingdom
15.05KonstantineobaGeorgia
17.05Galician Literature DaySpain
18.05International Museum Day
20.05Europe Day in UkraineUkraine
21.05Afro-Colombian Day in ColombiaColombia
24.05Saint Cyril and Methodius Day in the Eastern Orthodox ChurchRussia, Bulgaria, Macedonia
25.05National Tap Dance Day in the USAUSA
27.05Libraries DayKyrgyzstan, Russia
30.05Dragon Boat FestivalChina, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau
06.06UN Russian Language Day
11.06Kamehameha Day in HawaiiUSA
16.06Bloomsday in IrelandIreland
21.06World Music Day
21.06National Aboriginal Day in CanadaCanada
24.06Inti Raymi in PeruPeru
25.06Day of Friendship and Unity of the SlavsRussia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia
27.06Canadian Multiculturalism DayCanada
27.06Mixed Race Day in BrazilBrazil
28.06Family Day in VietnamVietnam
30.06Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day in the PhilippinesPhilippines
01.07Tartan Day in Australia and New ZealandAustralia, New Zealand
04.07National Tom Sawyer DaysUSA
05.07Saints Cyril and Methodius Day in the Czech Republic and SlovakiaCzech Republic, Slovakia
06.07Birthday of Eino Leino in FinlandFinland
07.07Tanabata Festival in JapanJapan
08.07Family, Love and Faith Day in RussiaRussia
08.07Family Day in UkraineUkraine
11.07Naadam Festival in MongoliaMongolia
15.07Sabantuy in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
20.07Friend's DayArgentina, Brazil, Uruguay
21.07Racial Harmony Day in SingaporeSingapore
25.07National Baha'i Day on JamaicaJamaica
29.07National Dance Day in the USAUSA
29.07National Thai Language DayThailand
01.08Day of Azerbaijani Language and AlphabetAzerbaijan
02.08Day of Azerbaijani CinemaAzerbaijan
04.08Matica Slovenská Day in SlovakiaSlovakia
10.08August Thursday in AnguillaAnguilla
11.08Day of Armenian National IdentityArmenia
19.08Gai Jatra in NepalNepal
24.08Nostalgia Night in UruguayUruguay
29.08Telugu Language Day in IndiaIndia
29.08National Sports Day in IndiaIndia
31.08We Love Memoirs Day
01.09Art Break Day
04.09Immigrant's Day in ArgentinaArgentina
09.09Chrysanthemum Day in JapanJapan
10.09Father's Day in LatviaLatvia
10.09Turkmen Bakshy DayTurkmenistan
10.09Amerindian Heritage Day in GuyanaGuyana
12.09Mindfulness Day
14.09Hindi Day in IndiaIndia
15.09Libraries Day in BelarusBelarus
15.09Knowledge Day in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
15.09Silpa Bhirasri Day in ThailandThailand
16.09Von Steuben DayUSA
18.09National Music Day in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
22.09Day of Languages of the Peoples of KazakhstanKazakhstan
23.09Kyrgyz Language Day in KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
23.09National Day of Women's Political Rights in ArgentinaArgentina
23.09National Day of School Failure Prevention
24.09National Punctuation Day in the USAUSA
26.09European Day of LanguagesEuropean Union
29.09Manit Day (Culture Day) in the Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands
30.09Day of Libraries in UkraineUkraine
02.10National Batik Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
04.10Cinnamon Roll Day in SwedenSweden
05.10State Language Day in TajikistanTajikistan
05.10National Poetry DayUnited Kingdom, Ireland
06.10German-American DayUSA
07.10National Wine Day In MoldovaMoldova
10.10Finnish Literature DayFinland
12.10UN Spanish Language Day
19.10Peruvian-African Friendship Day in PeruPeru
21.10Overseas Chinese Day in TaiwanTaiwan
28.10Double Ninth Festival In ChinaChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau
28.10International Animation Day
01.11Revival Leaders' Day in BulgariaBulgaria
06.11Finnish Swedish Heritage Day in FinlandFinland
07.11Melbourne CupAustralia
09.11Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day in UkraineUkraine
09.11Day of the Skulls in BoliviaBolivia
09.11Ukrainian Writing and Language DayUkraine
10.11Day of Tradition in ArgentinaArgentina
11.11National Education Day in IndiaIndia
12.11Father's DayEstonia, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland
15.11Schichi-Go-San in JapanJapan
16.11Beaujolais Nouveau Day in FranceFrance
16.11Icelandic Language DayIceland
22.11Albanian Alphabet DayAlbania
30.11Regina Mundi Day in South AfricaSouth Africa
03.12International Basque Language Day
08.12Day of Finnish MusicFinland
10.12Charity Day in UkraineUkraine
11.12National Tango Day in ArgentinaArgentina
12.12National Literature Day in KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
15.12Zamenhof Day
16.12National Sports Day in ThailandThailand
17.12Day of Belarusian CinemaBelarus
21.12Dongzhi FestivalHong Kong, Taiwan, China, Macau
21.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
22.12National Mathematics Day in IndiaIndia
22.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
23.12Pancha Ganapati in IndiaIndia
24.12Pancha Ganapati in IndiaIndia
25.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
26.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
27.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
28.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
29.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
30.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
31.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
31.12International Solidarity Day of AzerbaijanisAzerbaijan