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International Holidays

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There are many holidays celebrated around the world. Some of the most well-known international holidays include:

  1. New Year’s Day (January 1) – A holiday that marks the start of a new year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world.
  2. Valentine’s Day (February 14) – A holiday that celebrates love and romance. It is traditionally celebrated by giving cards, flowers, and gifts to loved ones.
  3. Easter (date varies) – A holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is typically observed by Christians around the world with church services and the exchange of Easter eggs.
  4. International Workers’ Day (May 1) – A holiday that celebrates the achievements of workers and labor unions. It is also known as May Day.
  5. Halloween (October 31) – A holiday that originated in Ireland and is now celebrated around the world. It is a time for dressing up in costumes and participating in activities such as trick-or-treating.
  6. Christmas (December 25) – A holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. It is traditionally observed by Christians around the world with the exchange of gifts, tree decorations, and the singing of carols.
  7. Hanukkah (date varies) – A holiday that celebrates the miracle of the oil lasting for eight days in the Temple of Jerusalem. It is observed by Jews around the world with the lighting of the menorah and the exchange of gifts.
  8. Diwali (date varies) – A holiday that celebrates the victory of good over evil and is observed by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs around the world with the lighting of diyas (oil lamps) and the exchange of sweets and gifts.
  9. Chinese New Year (date varies) – A holiday that celebrates the start of the lunar new year. It is observed in countries with significant Chinese populations, such as China, Hong Kong, and Singapore, with parades, fireworks, and the exchange of red envelopes filled with money.
  10. Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November in the United States) – A holiday that originated in the United States and is now celebrated in Canada and some Caribbean countries. It is a time for giving thanks and celebrating with family and friends, typically with a large meal.
  11. Independence Day (July 4 in the United States) – A holiday that celebrates the Declaration of Independence of the United States. It is observed with parades, fireworks, and other patriotic events.
  12. International Children’s Day (June 1) – A holiday that celebrates children and their rights. It is observed in many countries around the world with events and activities for children.
  13. International Women’s Day (March 8) – A holiday that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is observed in many countries around the world with events and activities to raise awareness of women’s issues.
  14. Ramadan (date varies) – A holiday that is observed by Muslims around the world as a time of fasting, prayer, and reflection. It is a time to purify the mind and body and to focus on spiritual growth.
  15. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) (November 2) – A holiday that originated in Mexico and is now celebrated in many Latin American countries. It is a time to remember and honor loved ones who have passed away, with altars and offerings of food, flowers, and other items.
  16. Holi (date varies) – A holiday that celebrates the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. It is observed in India and other parts of South Asia with the throwing of colored powders and the holding of large celebrations.
  17. St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) – A holiday that celebrates the patron saint of Ireland. It is observed in Ireland and other parts of the world with parades, music, and the wearing of green.
  18. Songkran (date varies) – A holiday that marks the start of the Thai New Year. It is observed in Thailand with the throwing of water, traditional dances, and the paying of respects to elders.
  19. International Day of Peace (September 21) – A holiday that is dedicated to the promotion of peace around the world. It is observed with events and activities that promote peace and nonviolence.
  20. National Day (date varies) – Many countries have a national day that celebrates their independence or the founding of their nation. These holidays are typically observed with parades, speeches, and other patriotic events. Examples include Independence Day in the United States (July 4) and Australia Day in Australia (January 26).
  21. Vesak (date varies) – A holiday that marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha. It is observed by Buddhists around the world with temple visits, prayer, and the offering of gifts to monks.
  22. Lunar New Year (date varies) – A holiday that marks the start of the lunar new year and is observed in countries with significant East Asian populations, such as China, South Korea, and Vietnam. It is a time for family reunions and the exchange of gifts and well wishes.
  23. International Day of the Girl (October 11) – A holiday that aims to raise awareness of the challenges and discrimination faced by girls around the world. It is observed with events and activities that promote gender equality and the empowerment of girls.
  24. International Day of Tolerance (November 16) – A holiday that promotes tolerance and respect for the rights and beliefs of others. It is observed with events and activities that encourage understanding and acceptance of people from different backgrounds and cultures.
  25. International Day of Friendship (July 30) – A holiday that celebrates the power of friendship and promotes peace and understanding between people. It is observed with events and activities that encourage people to reach out to others and build friendships across cultural and national boundaries.
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Happy-Holiday

International Holidays

There are many holidays celebrated around the world. Some of the most well-known international holidays include: New Year’s Day (January 1) – A holiday that

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