December Global Holidays Instagram
Christmas is a Christian holiday celebrated on December 25th. It commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. Christians celebrate Christmas by attending church services and exchanging gifts. Many people also decorate their homes with Christmas trees and lights.
New Year’s Eve:
New Year’s Eve is a secular holiday celebrated worldwide on December 31st. It marks the end of one year and the beginning of another. People typically celebrate New Year’s Eve by attending parties, watching fireworks, and drinking champagne.
Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrated from December 2nd to December 10th. It commemorates the re-dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem after the Syrian Greeks recaptured it. Hanukkah is celebrated by lighting candles on a menorah, eating fried foods, and giving gifts.
Kwanzaa is a secular holiday celebrated from December 26th to January 1st. It celebrates African heritage and culture. Kwanzaa is celebrated by lighting candles on a kinara, eating traditional foods, and exchanging gifts.
Ramadan is a Muslim holiday celebrated from May 5th to June 4th. It commemorates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. Ramadan is marked by fasting, praying, and reading the Quran during the day.
At the end of Ramadan, large feasts are held.
Diwali is a Hindu holiday celebrated from October 19th to November 1st. It is also known as the Festival of Lights and marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year. Diwali is celebrated by enjoying fireworks, decorating homes, and exchanging gifts.
December 25th, 2016 Wednesday – Public Holiday in many countries.
January 20th, 2017 Thursday – a special event at the world bank / private sector throughout India- snow day celebration for kids’ school and colleges & group. Please check with your local friends and family before planning daily activities.
October 31st, 2017 Monday – special event in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary.
Guy Fawkes Night:
November 5th, 2017 Sunday – special event at any place like the United Kingdom, United States of America.
March 13th, 2018 Tuesday – a celebration of love and colors in India and Nepal.
April 1st, 2018 Sunday – Christian religious festival that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
May 1st, 2018 Tuesday – celebrated in many countries around the world to commemorate the achievements of Workers.
May 10th, 2018 Thursday – the 40th day after Easter, celebrates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
May 20th, 2018 Sunday – celebrated on the 50th day after Easter, commemorates the Holy Spirit’s descent upon Jesus’ disciples.
June 3rd, 2018, Monday – 40 days after Easter, it celebrates the rising of Jesus Christ from the dead.
July 14th, 2016 Friday – French National Holiday commemorates the French Revolution’s beginning.
Assumption of Mary:
August 15th, 2017 Sunday- celebrated at many places like Italy, Portugal & Spain.