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    • World Health Observances

    • International Observances denote a period to observe an issue of international interest or concern. Many of these observances have been established by either the United Nations General Assembly, United Nations Economic and Social Council or by the World Health Organization. World Health Observances mark a period which ... Read »


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    • Ásatrú holidays


    • List of awareness days

    • A national or international awareness day is a date usually set by a major organisation or government to commemorate a public health or ethical cause of importance on a national or international level. ... Read »


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    • List of environmental dates

    • This is a list of environmental dates. These dates are designated for creating awareness of environmental issues. ... Read »


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    • List of fictional holidays

    • This is an incomplete list of fictional holidays and list of fictional holidays created by fictional characters. Some commentators suggest that fictional holidays, particularly in television shows' Christmas episodes, have become one of the many clichés. Meredith Blake in the Los Angeles Times said about Merlinpeen ... Read »


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    • Flag days in Finland

    • Various days are referred to as Flag days in Finland. By law, the Finnish flag must be flown from public buildings on the following days: It has become customary to fly the Finnish flag on the following occasions. The dates are also listed in the Finnish State Calendar compiled by the University of Helsinki, and ... Read »


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    • List of food days

    • This is a list of food days by country. Many countries have designated various days as celebrations, commemorations or acknowledgments of certain types of foods and dishes. The United States has over 175 days related to awareness of food or drink. None of these are federal holidays. February 20 Event international ... Read »


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    • List of food months

    • This is a list of food months by country. ... Read »


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    • List of food weeks

    • This is a list of food weeks by country. ... Read »


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    • List of Generic types of observances


    • International Book Year

    • International Book Year

      1972 was proclaimed International Book Year by the United Nations and made effective by UNESCO. The announcement was officially established in 1970 , during the General Assembly of UNESCO. The cause of the proclamation is to increase access to books. The logo of the event was celebrated by the issuance of postage stam ... Read »


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    • International Year of Human Rights

    • The International Year of Human Rights was a date set by UNESCO in 1968. The purpose of the date, among others, was to give more didactical meaning to the culture of human rights in the world. ... Read »


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    • List of LGBT awareness days

    • The following is a list of notable LGBT awareness days. Official website ... Read »


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    • List of Hindu festivals

    • There are a great number of Hindu religious festivals held throughout the world. A festival may be observed with acts of worship, offerings to deities, fasting, feasting, vigil, rituals, fairs, charity, celebrations, Puja, Homa, aarti etc. The festivals typically celebrate events from Hindu mythology, often coinciding ... Read »


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    • List of international observances

    • An international observance, also known as an international dedication or an international anniversary, is a period of time to observe some issue of international interest or concern. This is used to commemorate, promote and mobilize for action. Many of these periods have been established by the United Nations General ... Read »


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    • List of movable Eastern Christian observances

    • This is a chronological list of moveable Eastern Christian observances. Most of these are calculated by the date of Pascha. It includes secular observances which are calculated by religious observances. This list does not necessarily imply either official status nor general observance. ... Read »


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    • List of movable Western Christian observances

    • This is a list of movable observances within Western Christianity. It includes secular observances which are calculated by religious observances. This list does not necessarily imply either official status nor general observance. ... Read »


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    • List of national independence days

    • An Independence Day is an annual event commemorating the anniversary of a nation's independence or statehood, usually after ceasing to be a group or part of another nation or state; more rarely after the end of a military occupation. Most countries observe their respective independence days as national holidays. The f ... Read »


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    • List of Observances set by the Hebrew Calendar

    • All observances begin at sunset the day prior to the Gregorian date listed and end on nightfall of the date in question unless otherwise noted. Nightfall is defined as when three stars are visible in the sky. On leap years (which occur every 2-3 years) an extra month; Adar II, is added and certain holidays move accordi ... Read »


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    • List of commemorative days

    • This article lists articles about notable observed commemorative days used by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something. Today is WORLD STATISTICS DAY ... Read »


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    • Lists of holidays

    • This is a list of lists of holidays and observances by various categorization. In the order of the Wheel of the Year: The Catholic patronal feast day or 'name day' are celebrated in each place's patron saint's day, according to the Calendar of saints. The following holidays are observed to some extent at the sam ... Read »


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    • List of Month-long observances

    • The following is a list of notable month-long observances, recurrent months that are used by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something. ... Read »


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    • List of multinational festivals and holidays

    • A wide variety of multinational festivals and holidays are celebrated around the world, whether within particular religions, cultures, or otherwise. Celebrations listed here are celebrated in at least two or more countries; for a list holidays, see List of holidays by country. Shrove Tuesday (UK) 28 February Secu ... Read »


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    • National Day

    • A national day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the nationhood of a nation or non-sovereign country. This nationhood can be symbolized by the date of independence, of becoming a republic or a significant date for a patron saint or a ruler (birthday, accession, removal, etc.). Often the day is not called ... Read »


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    • Navy Day

    • Several nations observe or have observed a Navy Day to recognize their navy. The Argentine Navy day is celebrated on May 17, anniversary of the victory achieved in 1814 in the Battle of Montevideo. The Bangladesh Navy Day is celebrated on March 26, in anniversary the Independence Day of Bangladesh, the day in whi ... Read »


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    • New York State government holidays

    • There are twelve observed New York State holidays for state employees. Under the Attendance Rules, a holiday that falls on a Sunday is observed on the following Monday. Lincoln's Birthday and Election Day are deemed floating holidays and can optionally be observed on a later date. A holiday is observed by employees sch ... Read »


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    • Republic Day

    • Republic Day is the name of a holiday in several countries to commemorate the day when they became republics. In some countries, it is known as National Day or Proclamation Day, or by some other sort of name. India gained its independence on 15 August 1947, after which the process of preparing a constitution was start ... Read »


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    • Revolution Day

    • Revolution Day or the Day of the Revolution refers to public holidays or remembrance days in various country held in commemoration of an important event in the country's history, usually the starting point or a turning point in a revolution that led to significant political change. The leap day in the French Republica ... Read »


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    • Ryukyuan festivals and observances

    • This is an overview of festivals and observances held as part of the practice of Ryukyuan religion or tradition on the Ryukyu Islands. Unless otherwise noted, dates are according to the lunar calendar. The categories below ("January - May" and "June - December") are artificial, created for ease of article navigation. F ... Read »


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    • Scientology holidays

    • Holidays, commemorations and observances in the Church of Scientology include the following: This is a major holiday for Scientology's many Celebrity Centres, highlighting their achievements and celebrating their existence. The date is specifically the anniversary of the opening of the Celebrity Centre International i ... Read »


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    • List of Teachers' Days


    • List of observances in the United States by presidential proclamation

    • List of observances in the United States by presidential proclamation

      U.S. law provides for the declaration of selected public observances by the President of the United States as designated by Congress or by the discretion of the President. Generally the President will provide a statement about the purpose and significance of the observance, and call on the people of the United States t ... Read »


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    • List of unofficial observances by date

    • This is a list of unofficial observances or holidays attached to specific dates (fixed or movable), organized by date for easy reference. ... Read »


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    • List of unofficial observances in New Zealand

    • Apart from the official Holidays in New Zealand and Public holidays in New Zealand, usually celebrated by a paid day off work, there are a number of 'unofficial observances in New Zealand that are celebrated for days, weeks or months. NOTE: Many of these national weeks will change from year to year ... Read »


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    • Victory Day

    • Victory Day (also shortened as V-Day) is a common name of many different public holidays in various countries to commemorate victories in important battles or wars in the countries' history. ... Read »


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