Cultural Observances

01.01KwanzaaUSA, Canada
01.01International Nepali Dhoti and Topi Day
03.01J. R. R. Tolkien Day
03.01Women Rock! DayUSA
04.01Newtonmas (Newton’s Birthday)
06.01Maroon Festival in JamaicaJamaica
07.01JinjitsuJapan
08.01Yinekokratia in GreeceGreece
11.01Atang de la Rama’s Birth Anniversary in the PhilippinesPhilippines
13.01Korean American DayUSA
15.01Hangul Day in North KoreaNorth Korea
17.01Kid Inventors' Day
17.01Museum Selfie Day
19.01Kokborok Day in TripuraIndia
21.01Mariachi DayMexico
23.01National Handwriting DayUSA
24.01Library Shelfie Day
25.01National Tourism Day in IndiaIndia
25.01Robert Burns Day in ScotlandUnited Kingdom
25.01Multicultural Children’s Book Day (Read Your World Day)
26.01Birth Anniversary of Napoleon Abueva in the PhilippinesPhilippines
27.01Family Literacy Day in CanadaCanada
27.01Feast of Saint Sava in SerbiaBosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia
30.01Saudade Day in BrazilBrazil
30.01Sadeh Festival in TajikistanTajikistan
02.02National Space Technology Day in IranIran
02.02World Play Your Ukulele Day
03.02Day of Finnish Architecture and DesignFinland
05.02Birthday of Johan Ludvig Runeberg in FinlandFinland
06.02Sami National DayNorway, Finland, Sweden, Russia
06.02Bob Marley Day
06.02National Muay Thai Day in ThailandThailand
08.02Prešeren Day in SloveniaSlovenia
09.02Welsh Language Music DayUnited Kingdom
10.02Lunar (Chinese) New YearBhutan, Brunei, China, Christmas Island, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam
10.02Kurdish Authors Union DayIraq
10.02Death Anniversary of Alexander Pushkin in RussiaRussia
10.02Global Movie Day
13.02Children’s Day in MyanmarMyanmar
14.02Parents’ Worship Day in IndiaIndia
14.02International Book Giving Day
14.02National Black Literacy DayUSA
15.02ENIAC Day
18.02Kurdish Students Union DayIraq
18.02Island Languages Day in the Amami IslandsJapan
19.02Book Giving Day in ArmeniaArmenia
24.02National Artist Day in ThailandThailand
24.02Sweden Finns’ DaySweden
27.02Marathi Language Day in IndiaIndia
27.02Islamic Education Day in IranIran
27.02National Khachapuri Day in GeorgiaGeorgia
28.02Andalusia Day in SpainSpain
28.02Kalevala Day (Finnish Culture Day) in FinlandFinland
28.02National Science Day in IndiaIndia
28.02Global Scouse DayUnited Kingdom
01.03Beer Day in IcelandIceland
01.03Gratitude Day in KazakhstanKazakhstan
01.03Yap Day in MicronesiaMicronesia
01.03Jigit DayRussia
02.03Read Across America DayUSA
02.03Baloch Culture DayAfghanistan, Iran, Pakistan
04.03National Grammar DayUSA
05.03Day of Physical Culture and Sport in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
05.03Charity Day in IranIran
05.03Kalpak Day in KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
07.03World Book Day in the UK and IrelandIreland, United Kingdom
09.03National Music Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
10.03National Theater Day in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
10.03Kurdish Clothes DayIraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey
11.03World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film
11.03Johnny Appleseed Day in the USAUSA
12.03Girl Scout Birthday in the USAUSA
14.03Mother Tongue Day in EstoniaEstonia
14.03Summer Day in AlbaniaAlbania
14.03Orthodox Book Day in RussiaRussia
16.03Book Smugglers Day in LithuaniaLithuania
17.03Saint Patrick’s DayIreland, Canada, United Kingdom, Montserrat
17.03National Muay Thai Day in ThailandThailand
19.03Kashubian Unity Day in PolandPoland
19.03Saint Joseph’s Day in Western Christianity / Father’s DayAustralia, Vatican City, Malta, Spain, Switzerland, Venezuela, Liechtenstein
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, North Macedonia, Rwanda, Romania, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Senegal, Saint Lucia, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, France, Central African Republic, Chad, Switzerland, Equatorial Guinea
20.03Vernal Equinox Day in JapanJapan
20.03UN French Language Day
20.03World Storytelling Day
20.03Culture Day and Creative Intelligentsia Day in TajikistanTajikistan
20.03World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People
21.03NowruzAfghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
21.03Harmony Day in AustraliaAustralia
21.03Early Music Day
23.03Day of Hungarian-Polish FriendshipHungary, Poland
25.03Tolkien Reading Day
25.03EU Talent DayEuropean Union
27.03World Theater Day
27.03Performing Arts Day in IranIran
28.03Piano Day
30.03National Film Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
01.04Edible Book Day
01.04Assyrian New Year (Kha b-Nisan)
02.04International Children's Book Day
02.04Unity of Peoples of Russia and Belarus DayBelarus, Russia
02.04Thai Heritage Conservation DayThailand
02.04National Children’s Book Day in ThailandThailand
03.04World Party Day
05.04Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day)China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan
05.04First Contact Day
06.04Tartan DayCanada, USA, United Kingdom, Argentina
07.04A Drop of Water Is a Grain of Gold Holiday in TurkmenistanTurkmenistan
08.04International Day of the Roma
08.04Russian Animation DayRussia
09.04Day of the Finnish LanguageFinland
10.04Siblings DayUSA
11.04International Louie Louie Day
13.04Day of Patrons and Philanthropists in RussiaRussia
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
15.04World Day of Culture
15.04World Art Day
15.04Day of Love in GeorgiaGeorgia
15.04Lovers' Day in KazakhstanKazakhstan
15.04American Sign Language DayUSA, Canada
17.04National Canadian Film DayCanada
17.04International Haiku Poetry Day
18.04International Day for Monuments and Sites
18.04Day of Historic and Cultural Monuments in UkraineUkraine
19.04Indian Day in BrazilBrazil
20.04Record Store Day
20.04UN Chinese Language Day
20.04World Circus Day
21.04Vietnam Book DayVietnam
21.04National Tea Day in the UKUnited Kingdom
21.04Garia Puja Festival in TripuraIndia
23.04Saint George’s DaySpain, Vatican City
23.04UN English Language Day
23.04UN Spanish Language Day
23.04International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day
23.04Canada Book DayCanada
24.04International Sculpture Day
24.04Space Day in ChinaChina
25.04DNA Day in the USAUSA
25.04Red Hat Society Day
25.04Chuvash Language DayRussia
26.04Tatar Language DayRussia
27.04World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
28.04Turkmen Horse DayTurkmenistan
28.04National Superhero DayUSA
28.04National Poetry / Literature Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
29.04International Dance Day
29.04Ukrainian Football DayUkraine
30.04Carnival Day in Sint MaartenSint Maarten
30.04Rincon Day on BonaireBonaire, St Eustatius and Saba
01.05Lei Day in HawaiiUSA
02.05National Education Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
02.05Polish Diaspora DayPoland
03.05Turkism Day
04.05Youth Day in China / Literary Day in TaiwanChina, Taiwan
04.05Dave Brubeck Day in the United StatesUSA
05.05Cinco de MayoUSA, Mexico
05.05Europe Day in the Council of EuropeAustria, Azerbaijan, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Kingdom, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, North 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, , Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritius
05.05African World Heritage Day
06.05National Azulejo Day in PortugalPortugal
07.05Lithuanian Press Restoration, Language and Book DayLithuania
09.05Europe Day in UkraineUkraine
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
10.05Book Day in GermanyGermany
11.05National Mills Day in the NetherlandsNetherlands
11.05National Mills Weekend in the UKUnited Kingdom
11.05World Belly Dance Day
12.05National Mills Weekend in the UKUnited Kingdom
12.05Day of the Finnish IdentityFinland
12.05Shashmaqam Day in Tajikistan
14.05International Dylan Thomas Day
15.05KonstantineobaGeorgia
15.05Persian Language Day in IranIran
15.05Feast of Saint Isidore in MadridSpain
16.05Vyshyvanka Day in UkraineUkraine
17.05Galician Literature DaySpain
17.05National Book Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
18.05International Museum Day
18.05Kalmyk Tea DayRussia
21.05Afro-Colombian Day in ColombiaColombia
23.05Aromanian National DayRomania, North Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria
24.05Saint Cyril and Methodius Day in the Eastern Orthodox ChurchRussia, Bulgaria, North Macedonia
25.05National Tap Dance Day in the USAUSA
25.05Clown Day in PeruPeru
26.05Turkmen Carpet Day in TurkmenistanTurkmenistan
26.05World Dracula Day
26.05World Lindy Hop Day
27.05Libraries DayKyrgyzstan, Russia
30.05Kaamatan in Sabah and LabuanMalaysia
31.05Gawai Dayak in SarawakMalaysia
31.05Kaamatan in Sabah and LabuanMalaysia
01.06Gawai Dayak in SarawakMalaysia
01.06World Outlander Day
06.06UN Russian Language Day
06.06National Higher Education Day in the United StatesUSA
09.06South American Football DayArgentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Ecuador
10.06Dragon Boat FestivalChina, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau
10.06World Art Nouveau Day
11.06Kamehameha Day in HawaiiUSA
11.06International Yarn Bombing Day
14.06National Movie NightUSA
15.06World Juggling Day
16.06Bloomsday in IrelandIreland
21.06World Music Day
21.06National Indigenous Peoples Day in CanadaCanada
22.06Kabir’s Birthday (Kabir Jayanti) in IndiaIndia
23.06Fitness and Sports Day in ArmeniaArmenia
24.06Inti Raymi in PeruPeru
24.06Caboclo Day in BrazilBrazil
24.06World History Day
25.06Day of Friendship and Unity of the SlavsRussia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia
25.06Global Beatles Day
26.06National Canoe DayCanada, USA
27.06Magtymguly Poetry Day in TurkmenistanTurkmenistan
27.06Canadian Multiculturalism DayCanada
27.06Mixed Race Day in BrazilBrazil
28.06Family Day in VietnamVietnam
28.06National Ceviche Day in PeruPeru
29.06National Sports Day in FijiFiji
30.06Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day in the PhilippinesPhilippines
30.06International Sailor Moon Day
01.07Tartan Day in Australia and New ZealandAustralia, New Zealand
01.07International Reggae Day
04.07National Tom Sawyer DaysUSA
04.07Alice in Wonderland Day
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
07.07Dombra Day in KazakhstanKazakhstan
08.07Family, Love and Faith Day in RussiaRussia
08.07Family Day in UkraineUkraine
09.07National Children’s Literature Day in IranIran
11.07Naadam Festival in MongoliaMongolia
11.07Bandoneon DayArgentina
12.07Hijab and Chastity Day in IranIran
13.07Bhanu JayantiNepal, India
13.07World Rock DayBrazil
13.07National Barbershop Music Appreciation DayUSA
20.07Friend's DayArgentina, Brazil, Uruguay
20.07Lempira Day in HondurasHonduras
21.07Racial Harmony Day in SingaporeSingapore
25.07National Baha'i Day in JamaicaJamaica
26.07Esperanto Day
27.07National Day of the CowboyUSA
29.07National Thai Language DayThailand
29.07Mohun Bagan Day in IndiaIndia
01.08Day of Azerbaijani Language and AlphabetAzerbaijan
01.08Thai Women’s DayThailand
01.08Pachamama Raymi in Peru and EcuadorPeru, Ecuador
02.08Day of Azerbaijani CinemaAzerbaijan
03.08Capoeirista Day in BrazilBrazil
04.08Matica Slovenská Day in SlovakiaSlovakia
05.08Islamic Human Rights Day in IranIran
06.08International Sailor Moon Day
06.08National Space Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
08.08August Thursday in AnguillaAnguilla
09.08Book Lovers Day
10.08National Technology Uprising Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
11.08Day of Armenian National IdentityArmenia
11.08Turkmen Melon HolidayTurkmenistan
11.08Hip Hop Celebration Day in the United StatesUSA
12.08National Vinyl Record DayUSA
14.08Language Day in OraniaSouth Africa
14.08World Calligraphy Day
15.08National Acadian Day in CanadaCanada
16.08Parsi New Year in IndiaIndia
20.08Gai Jatra in NepalNepal
20.08Meitei Language Day in ManipurIndia
20.08National Radio Day in the United StatesUSA
23.08Peruvian Coffee DayPeru
24.08Nostalgia Night in UruguayUruguay
24.08Strange Music Day
24.08Television Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
29.08Telugu Language Day in IndiaIndia
29.08National Sports Day in IndiaIndia
30.08Frankenstein Day
31.08We Love Memoirs Day
31.08Romanian Language DayRomania
01.09Knowledge DayArmenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Turkmenistan
01.09Day of Belarusian Written LanguageBelarus
04.09Immigrant's Day in ArgentinaArgentina
04.09Book Day in TajikistanTajikistan
04.09Indigenous Literacy Day in AustraliaAustralia
05.09Day of Languages of the Peoples of KazakhstanKazakhstan
06.09Art Break Day
06.09National Read a Book DayUSA
08.09Father's Day in LatviaLatvia
08.09Turkmen Bakshy DayTurkmenistan
08.09Education Sunday in the UKUnited Kingdom
08.09Star Trek Day
09.09Chrysanthemum Day in JapanJapan
09.09National Sports Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
10.09Amerindian Heritage Day in GuyanaGuyana
12.09Mindfulness Day
12.09Cinema Day in IranIran
14.09Hindi Day in IndiaIndia
15.09Libraries Day in BelarusBelarus
15.09Knowledge Day in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
15.09Silpa Bhirasri Day in ThailandThailand
16.09Owain Glyndŵr Day in WalesUnited Kingdom
16.09Juliet’s Birthday in VeronaItaly
17.09National Huaso Day in ChileChile
17.09Red Cross Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
17.09International Country Music Day
18.09National Music Day in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
18.09International Read an eBook Day
18.09Persian Literature and Poetry Day in IranIran
18.09Island Languages Day in OkinawaJapan
19.09Thai Museum Day
21.09National Dance DayUSA
21.09Von Steuben DayUSA
21.09National Gymnastics DayUSA
22.09Rudaki Day in TajikistanTajikistan
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
26.09Johnny Appleseed Day in the USAUSA
27.09Manit Day (Culture Day) in the Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands
29.09Silent Movie Day
30.09Day of Libraries in UkraineUkraine
30.09Jalal ad-Din Mohammad Balkhi Day in TajikistanTajikistan
01.10Sake DayJapan
01.10Ukrainian Cossacks DayUkraine
02.10National Batik Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
03.10National Poetry DayUnited Kingdom, Ireland
03.10Mean Girls Day
04.10Cinnamon Roll Day in SwedenSweden
05.10National Wine Day In MoldovaMoldova
05.10State Language Day in TajikistanTajikistan
05.10Love Your Bookshop Day in AustraliaAustralia
06.10German-American DayUSA
09.10National Nanotechnology Day in the USAUSA
10.10Finnish Literature DayFinland
10.10Falak Day in TajikistanTajikistan
11.10Double Ninth Festival In ChinaChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau
12.10National Museum Day in IndonesiaIndonesia
13.10Harvest Festival in ArmeniaArmenia
15.10Cayenne Festival in French GuianaFrench Guiana
15.10Shwmae Sumae Day in WalesUnited Kingdom
16.10Tajik Cinema DayTajikistan
16.10Dictionary DayUSA
19.10Peruvian-African Friendship Day in PeruPeru
20.10Karva Chauth Festival in IndiaIndia
20.10Mehregan Festival in TajikistanTajikistan
21.10Overseas Chinese Day in TaiwanTaiwan
25.10World Opera Day
25.10International Artist Day
27.10Ukrainian Writing and Language DayUkraine
28.10International Animation Day
29.10Cyrus the Great Day in IranIran
30.10World Audio Drama Day
30.10National Wicked DayUSA
31.10Saci Day in BrazilBrazil
31.10Criollo Music Day in PeruPeru
01.11Revival Leaders' Day in BulgariaBulgaria
01.11Classics Day in JapanJapan
01.11National Author’s DayUSA
05.11Melbourne CupAustralia
05.11Puno Day in PeruPeru
06.11Finnish Swedish Heritage Day in FinlandFinland
07.11Hungarian Opera DayHungary
07.11International Inuit Day
07.11Tajik Theatre DayTajikistan
07.11Pan African Writers’ Day
09.11Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day in UkraineUkraine
09.11Day of the Skulls in BoliviaBolivia
09.11Go to an Art Museum DayUSA
10.11Father's DayEstonia, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland
10.11Day of Tradition in ArgentinaArgentina
10.11National Pupusa DayEl Salvador
10.11Sesame Street DayUSA
11.11National Education Day in IndiaIndia
11.11Origami Day
14.11National Book Day in IranIran
15.11Schichi-Go-San in JapanJapan
15.11National Drumming DayUSA
16.11Icelandic Language DayIceland
17.11Kyrgyz Cinema DayKyrgyzstan
21.11Beaujolais Nouveau Day in FranceFrance
22.11Albanian Alphabet DayAlbania
22.11Saint Cecilia’s Day in MexicoMexico
23.11World Watercolor Day
23.11Seng Kut Snem in MeghalayaIndia
23.11Doctor Who Day
24.11Washoku Day (Japanese Cuisine Day)Japan
27.11Lancashire Day in EnglandUnited Kingdom
27.11National Jukebox DayUSA
29.11Native American Heritage DayUSA
30.11Regina Mundi Day in South AfricaSouth Africa
30.11National Mate Day in ArgentinaArgentina
01.12Sindh Cultural DayPakistan
01.12Indigenous Faith Day in Arunachal PradeshIndia
01.12Karakalpak Language DayUzbekistan
01.12Motion Pictures Day in JapanJapan
03.12International Basque Language Day
04.12Epic of Manas Day in KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
07.12Hermitage Day in Saint PetersburgRussia
07.12Ukrainian Headscarf DayUkraine
08.12Charity Day in UkraineUkraine
08.12Day of Finnish MusicFinland
08.12Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day in EthiopiaEthiopia
08.12World Choral Day
09.12World Techno Day
10.12Mari Alphabet DayRussia
10.12Dewey Decimal System Day
11.12National Tango Day in ArgentinaArgentina
12.12National Literature Day in KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
12.12Kanji Day in JapanJapan
13.12National Violin DayUSA
14.12Bashkir Language DayRussia
15.12Zamenhof Day
16.12National Sports Day in ThailandThailand
16.12Research Day in IranIran
17.12Day of Belarusian CinemaBelarus
18.12University Unity Day in IranIran
21.12Dongzhi FestivalHong Kong, Taiwan, China, Macau
21.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
21.12Celebrate Short Fiction DayUSA
22.12National Mathematics Day in IndiaIndia
22.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
23.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
23.12Night of the Radishes in OaxacaMexico
24.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
25.12Pancha GanapatiIndia
25.12Newtonmas (Newton’s Birthday)
26.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
27.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
28.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
28.12National Short Film DayUSA
29.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
29.12International Cello Day
30.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
31.12KwanzaaUSA, Canada
31.12International Solidarity Day of AzerbaijanisAzerbaijan