Folk Festivals

02.01Berchtold's Day (Berchtoldstag)Switzerland, Liechtenstein
05.01Three Kings Parade in SpainSpain
05.01TucindanSerbia, Montenegro
06.01Karen (Kayin) New YearMyanmar
10.01Voodoo Day in BeninBenin
11.01Kagami Biraki in JapanJapan
13.01St. Knut’s DaySweden, Finland
14.01Old New YearArmenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia
20.01TamborradaSpain
25.01Saint Dwynwen's Day in WalesUnited Kingdom
01.02Imbolc
02.02Groundhog DayUSA, Canada
02.02Candles Day in EstoniaEstonia
03.02SetsubunJapan
05.02Lunar (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
13.02Trndez in ArmeniaArmenia
14.02Feast of Saint Tryphon in Bulgaria and MontenegroBulgaria, Montenegro
24.02DragobeteMoldova, Romania
01.03Mărțișor in Moldova and RomaniaRomania, Moldova
01.03Martenitsa in BulgariaBulgaria
03.03Hinamatsuri in JapanJapan
04.03Shrove MondayGermany, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Curacao, Dominica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Luxembourg, Martinique, Saint Martin, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Cyprus, Greece, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Barthelemy
05.03Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras)Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Dominica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Liechtenstein, Martinique, Panama, Portugal, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
10.03Maslenitsa (Forgiveness Sunday) in the Eastern Orthodox Church
14.03Summer Day in AlbaniaAlbania
15.03Hōnen Matsuri in JapanJapan
20.03Ostara
21.03NowruzAfghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uruguay
25.03Waffle Day in SwedenSweden
31.03Pretzel Sunday in LuxembourgLuxembourg
02.04Sizdah Be-dar (Nature Day) in IranIran
05.04Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day)China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan
13.04New Year in South and Southeast AsiaThailand, Laos, Maldives, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Cambodia
23.04Saint George’s DaySpain, Vatican City
30.04Walpurgis NightCzech Republic, Netherlands, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden
01.05May DayEland, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Gibraltar, Iceland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Bangladesh, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, India, Libya, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka
01.05BeltaneIreland
03.05Fiesta de las CrucesSpain, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, El Salvador
06.05HıdırellezTurkey
07.05Radunitsa (Ancestor Veneration Day)Belarus
13.05Pretos Velhos Festival in BrazilBrazil
21.05Nestinarstvo / AnastenariaBulgaria, Greece
22.05Nestinarstvo / AnastenariaBulgaria, Greece
23.05Nestinarstvo / AnastenariaBulgaria, Greece
29.05Oak Apple Day in the UKUnited Kingdom
07.06Dragon Boat FestivalChina, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau
08.06Dano Festival (Surit-nal) in KoreaNorth Korea, South Korea
23.06St John's EveLatvia, Lithuania, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Brazil, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Austria, Faeroe Islands, Croatia, Germany, Romania, USA
24.06St John's Day (Midsummer)Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Brazil, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Austria, Faeroe Islands, Croatia, Germany, Romania, USA
27.06Seven Sleepers Day in GermanyGermany
07.07Ivan Kupala DayBelarus, Russia, Ukraine
07.07Tanabata Festival in JapanJapan
15.07Sabantuy in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
27.07National Sleepy Head Day in FinlandFinland
01.08LughnasadhIreland
07.08Double Seventh Festival in ChinaChina
12.08Didgoroba in GeorgiaGeorgia
13.08Obon in JapanJapan
14.08Obon in Japan
15.08Flooding of the Nile in EgyptEgypt
19.08Gai Jatra in NepalNepal
03.09Umhlanga (Reed Dance) in SwazilandSwaziland
13.09Mid-Autumn Festival in China and VietnamChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam
13.09Chuseok (Hangawi) in KoreaSouth Korea, North Korea
23.09Mabon
02.10Mehregan Festival in IranIran
06.10Harvest Festival in GermanyGermany
27.10DiwaliIndia, Guyana, Mauritius, Nepal, Suriname, Fiji, Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago
28.10Nine Emperor Gods FestivalMalaysia, Singapore, Thailand
31.10SamhainIreland
01.11Day of the Dead in MexicoMexico
02.11Day of the Dead in MexicoMexico
05.11Guy Fawkes NightUnited Kingdom, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Canada, British Virgin Island
10.11Hasyl Bayramy (Harvest Festival) in TurkmenistanTurkmenistan
11.11Saint Martin's DaySint Maarten
11.11Opening of the Carnival Season in GermanyGermany
25.11Kadripäev (St Catherine's Day) in EstoniaEstonia
07.12Eve of the Immaculate ConceptionGuatemala, Colombia
13.12St. Lucy's DaySweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark
22.12Dongzhi FestivalHong Kong, Taiwan, China, Macau
22.12Yule
31.12Saint Sylvester’s Day / New Year’s EveArmenia, Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil, Guatemala, Greenland, Iceland, Cuba, Latvia, Montserrat, Norway, San Marino, Thailand, Faeroe Islands, Philippines, Estonia, Andorra, Bangladesh, Brunei, Denmark, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Germany, Japan, Macau, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Sweden, Svalbard and Jan Mayen