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Thursday December 8, 2022Day of loyalty and love to Hugo Chávez Fríascards/flowers
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Thursday December 8, 2022Immaculate Conceptioncards/flowers
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Sunday December 11, 2022Memorial Daycards/flowers
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Thursday December 15, 2022Kingdom's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday December 17, 2022Memorial Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday December 21, 2022Dōngzhì Festivalcards/flowers
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Thursday December 22, 2022Working Women's Daycards/flowers
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Thursday December 22, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Saturday December 24, 2022Christmas Evecards/flowers
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Sunday December 25, 2022Christmas Daycards/flowers
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Monday December 26, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Saturday December 31, 2022New Year's Evecards/flowers
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Friday January 6, 2023Epiphanycards/flowers
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Friday January 6, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Monday January 9, 2023Peace Agreementcards/flowers
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Saturday January 14, 2023Orthodox New Yearcards/flowers
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Saturday January 14, 2023New Year's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday January 21, 2023Grandmothers Daycards/flowers
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Sunday January 22, 2023Grandfathers Daycards/flowers
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Sunday January 22, 2023Chinese New Yearcards/flowers
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Monday January 23, 2023Chinese New Yearcards/flowers
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Monday January 30, 2023Three Holy Hierarchscards/flowers
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Monday January 30, 2023National Bible Daycards/flowers
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Thursday February 2, 2023Día de la Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria (Tenerife only)cards/flowers
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Sunday February 12, 2023Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday February 15, 2023Defenders' Daycards/flowers
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Saturday February 18, 2023Democracy Day (Rashtriya Prajatantra Divas)cards/flowers
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Sunday February 19, 2023Maha Shivaratricards/flowers
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Friday February 24, 2023Dragobetecards/flowers
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Monday February 27, 2023Shrove Monday/Green Mondaycards/flowers
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Saturday March 4, 2023Arbor Daycards/flowers
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Saturday March 4, 2023Saint Casimir's daycards/flowers
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Sunday March 5, 2023Grandmothers Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday March 8, 2023Womens' Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday March 8, 2023Womens' Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday March 8, 2023Women's Day - 1/2 day for working womencards/flowers
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Wednesday March 8, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday March 8, 2023Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnimacards/flowers
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Sunday March 12, 2023Arbor Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday March 15, 2023Anniversary of the Revolution 1848-49cards/flowers
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Wednesday March 15, 2023Arbor Daycards/flowers
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Friday March 17, 2023St Patrick's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday March 18, 2023Day of Solidaritycards/flowers
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Sunday March 19, 2023San Josécards/flowers
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Sunday March 19, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday March 19, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Monday March 20, 2023Gom Kora Tshechucards/flowers
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Monday March 20, 2023Noruzcards/flowers
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Tuesday March 21, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday March 21, 2023Vernal Equinoxcards/flowers
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Tuesday March 21, 2023Arbor Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday March 21, 2023Noruzcards/flowers
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Tuesday March 21, 2023St Benedictcards/flowers
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Wednesday March 22, 2023Noruzcards/flowers
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Thursday March 23, 2023Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Friday March 24, 2023Arbor Daycards/flowers
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Saturday March 25, 2023Greek National Daycards/flowers
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Sunday March 26, 2023Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Sunday March 26, 2023Day of Peacecards/flowers
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Monday March 27, 2023Union Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday March 28, 2023Tibet Liberation Day (Tibet only)cards/flowers
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Friday March 31, 2023Cesar Chavez Daycards/flowers
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Saturday April 1, 2023Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday April 1, 2023April Fools Daycards/flowers
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Sunday April 2, 2023Pascua Florida Daycards/flowers
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Thursday April 6, 2023Maundy Thursdaycards/flowers
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Friday April 7, 2023Good Fridaycards/flowers
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Friday April 7, 2023Toussaint Louverture Anniversarycards/flowers
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Sunday April 9, 2023Eastercards/flowers
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Monday April 10, 2023Easter Mondaycards/flowers
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Wednesday April 12, 2023Passovercards/flowers
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Saturday April 15, 2023Orthodox Holy Saturdaycards/flowers
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Monday April 17, 2023Easter Mondaycards/flowers
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Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Sunday April 30, 2023Deportation Daycards/flowers
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Friday May 5, 2023Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Buchacards/flowers
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Sunday May 7, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 7, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Monday May 8, 20231902 Montagne Pelée eruption commemorationcards/flowers
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Tuesday May 9, 2023National Day of Prayercards/flowers
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Wednesday May 10, 2023Abolition of Slaverycards/flowers
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Wednesday May 10, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday May 10, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 14, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 14, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 14, 2023Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 14, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday May 16, 2023Liberation Daycards/flowers
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Thursday May 18, 2023Ascensioncards/flowers
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Thursday May 18, 2023Deportation Daycards/flowers
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Thursday May 18, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 21, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Friday May 26, 2023Buddha's Anniversarycards/flowers
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Friday May 26, 2023Mothers Daycards/flowers
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Saturday May 27, 2023Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 28, 2023Republic Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 28, 2023Arbor Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 28, 2023Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Monday May 29, 2023Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday May 30, 2023St Fernand (Seville only)cards/flowers
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Wednesday May 31, 2023Peace Memorial Daycards/flowers
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Thursday June 1, 2023Children's Daycards/flowers
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Sunday June 4, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday June 4, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Monday June 5, 2023Liberation Daycards/flowers
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Monday June 5, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Thursday June 8, 2023Corpus Christicards/flowers
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Sunday June 11, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday June 11, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Monday June 12, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday June 17, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday June 18, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday June 18, 2023Family Daycards/flowers
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Monday June 19, 2023Hadj Seasoncards/flowers
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Wednesday June 21, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Thursday June 22, 2023Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boats)cards/flowers
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Friday June 23, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday June 25, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Monday June 26, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Thursday June 29, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Day of loyalty and love to Hugo Chávez Frías

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Thursday December 8, 2022
cards/flowers : In tribute to the former President from 2013 onwards Not a paid holiday

Immaculate Conception

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Thursday December 8, 2022
cards/flowers :

Memorial Day

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Sunday December 11, 2022
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Kingdom's Day

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Thursday December 15, 2022
cards/flowers : From 2008 onwards

Memorial Day

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Saturday December 17, 2022
cards/flowers : In tribute to the late Mohamed Bouazizi who commited suicide on Dec. 17, 2010, in Sidi Bouzid

Dōngzhì Festival

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Wednesday December 21, 2022
cards/flowers : Or Winter Solstice Festival is one of the most important Chinese and East Asian festivals

Working Women's Day

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Thursday December 22, 2022
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Mothers' Day

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Thursday December 22, 2022
cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.

Christmas Eve

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Saturday December 24, 2022
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Christmas Day

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Sunday December 25, 2022
cards/flowers : Not a bank holiday, but increasingly popular.

Fathers' Day

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Monday December 26, 2022
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New Year's Eve

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Saturday December 31, 2022
cards/flowers : NOT a public holiday

Epiphany

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Friday January 6, 2023
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Fathers' Day

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Friday January 6, 2023
cards/flowers : Paterice

Peace Agreement

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Monday January 9, 2023
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Orthodox New Year

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Saturday January 14, 2023
cards/flowers : The Roman Era year of 2755 begins on January 14, 2003. During the 20th and 21st centuries, this is the New Year's Day (January 1st) for the Julian calendar. Some Eastern Orthodox churches still celebrate New Year's on this day May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.

New Year's Day

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Saturday January 14, 2023
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Grandmothers Day

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Saturday January 21, 2023
cards/flowers : Dzień Babci

Grandfathers Day

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Sunday January 22, 2023
cards/flowers : Dzień Dziadka

Chinese New Year

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Sunday January 22, 2023
cards/flowers : Www.tourismthailand.org Chinese community only

Chinese New Year

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Monday January 23, 2023
cards/flowers : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. NOT a public holiday

Three Holy Hierarchs

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Monday January 30, 2023
cards/flowers : Refers to Basil the Great (also known as Basil of Caesarea), Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus) and John Chrysostom. They were highly influential bishops of the early church who played pivotal roles in shaping Christian theology. Wikipedia

National Bible Day

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Monday January 30, 2023
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Día de la Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria (Tenerife only)

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Thursday February 2, 2023
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Mother's Day

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Sunday February 12, 2023
cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.

Valentine's Day

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Tuesday February 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February Women purchase gifts for men on February 14, and men reciprocate their love and affection on “White Day,” March 14.

Valentine's Day

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Tuesday February 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Defenders' Day

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Wednesday February 15, 2023
cards/flowers : NOT a public holiday

Democracy Day (Rashtriya Prajatantra Divas)

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Saturday February 18, 2023
cards/flowers : The Rana Dynasty ruled Nepal for 104 years. It was on this day in 1951 when they were ousted from power. To mark this political shift, the Nepali army sounds the bugle at sunrise and fires cannons atop the Bhimsen tower in Kathmandu. A formal ceremony to commemorate the day is held at the Nepal Army Pavilion and attended by the Prime Minister and other key government officials. Celebration of the Democracy Day, however, has not been consistently observed by the Maoist-led government although the country’s Armed Forces and civilian organizations honor this day with their own version of programs.

Maha Shivaratri

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Sunday February 19, 2023
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Dragobete

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Friday February 24, 2023
cards/flowers : Dragobete was the son of Baba Dochia, which stands for the main character in the pagan myth related to spring arrival and the end of the harsh winter. Due to his endless kindness he was chosen – according to some sources, by Virgin Mary – to be the Guardian of Love. The day is particularly known as the day when the birds are betrothed . It is around this time that the birds begin to build their nests and mate. On this day, considered locally the first day of spring, boys and girls gather vernal flowers and sing together. [Wikipedia]

Shrove Monday/Green Monday

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Monday February 27, 2023
cards/flowers :

Arbor Day

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Saturday March 4, 2023
cards/flowers : Tree-planting day

Saint Casimir's day

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Saturday March 4, 2023
cards/flowers : Patron saint of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Russia

Grandmothers Day

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Sunday March 5, 2023
cards/flowers : Depuis 1987

Womens' Day

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Wednesday March 8, 2023
cards/flowers : except in the Gaza Strip

Womens' Day

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Wednesday March 8, 2023
cards/flowers : Nőnap

Women's Day - 1/2 day for working women

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Wednesday March 8, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mothers' Day

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Wednesday March 8, 2023
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Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima

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Wednesday March 8, 2023
cards/flowers :

Arbor Day

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Sunday March 12, 2023
cards/flowers : Tree-Planting Day

Anniversary of the Revolution 1848-49

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Wednesday March 15, 2023
cards/flowers : Hungarian revolt against the Austrian rule Only observed by the Hungarian community (Transylvania)

Arbor Day

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Wednesday March 15, 2023
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St Patrick's Day

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Friday March 17, 2023
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Day of Solidarity

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Saturday March 18, 2023
cards/flowers : Between Crimea and Russia

San José

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Sunday March 19, 2023
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Fathers' Day

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Sunday March 19, 2023
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Mothers' Day

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Sunday March 19, 2023
cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.

Gom Kora Tshechu

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Monday March 20, 2023
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Noruz

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Monday March 20, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mothers' Day

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Tuesday March 21, 2023
cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

Vernal Equinox

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Tuesday March 21, 2023
cards/flowers : NOT a public holiday

Arbor Day

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Tuesday March 21, 2023
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Noruz

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Tuesday March 21, 2023
cards/flowers : From 2011 onwards

St Benedict

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Tuesday March 21, 2023
cards/flowers : Catholic Christian recognition of the father of the The Benedictine Order. It was the first Order of the Western Church Monastic tradition. Patron saint of speleologists. only in Engelberg

Noruz

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Wednesday March 22, 2023
cards/flowers : From 2012 onwards

Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Thursday March 23, 2023
cards/flowers :

Arbor Day

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Friday March 24, 2023
cards/flowers :

Greek National Day

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Saturday March 25, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mother's Day

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Sunday March 26, 2023
cards/flowers :

Day of Peace

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Sunday March 26, 2023
cards/flowers : 'Día Nacional por la Paz, la Vida y la Justicia' is an appeal to Salvadorian society to favour life, peace and security and to repudiate the violent and criminal actions.

Union Day

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Monday March 27, 2023
cards/flowers : March 27, 1918, is one of the most significant days in the Romanian history. At that moment, after 106 years of Tsarist occupation, Bessarabia returned to its natural borders, being the first Romanian province that united with Romania

Tibet Liberation Day (Tibet only)

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Tuesday March 28, 2023
cards/flowers : Serfs' Emancipation Day On March 28, 1959, Tibetan serfs and slaves, who accounted for more than 90 percent of the region's population, were freed after the central government foiled an armed rebellion staged by the Dalai Lama and his supporters,

Cesar Chavez Day

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Friday March 31, 2023
cards/flowers : Labor leader Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962. Proclaimed a national commemorative holiday in 2014 by President Barack Obama.

Mother's Day

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Saturday April 1, 2023
cards/flowers :

April Fools Day

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Saturday April 1, 2023
cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.

Pascua Florida Day

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Sunday April 2, 2023
cards/flowers : Anniversary of the discovery of Florida in 1513 by Juan Ponce de León, who was looking for gold and the Fountain of Youth. He probably named the land Pascua Florida because the date was near Easter ( Pascua in Spanish) Florida

Maundy Thursday

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Thursday April 6, 2023
cards/flowers :

Good Friday

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Friday April 7, 2023
cards/flowers :

Toussaint Louverture Anniversary

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Friday April 7, 2023
cards/flowers : A former slave who became a general in the French army of Napoleon, Toussaint Louverture (1743 - 1803)established a new constitution of the Dominican Republic.

Easter

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Sunday April 9, 2023
cards/flowers : From 2019 onwards

Easter Monday

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Monday April 10, 2023
cards/flowers :

Passover

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Wednesday April 12, 2023
cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday

Orthodox Holy Saturday

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Saturday April 15, 2023
cards/flowers : Great Saturday – ts’iteli parask’evi

Easter Monday

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Monday April 17, 2023
cards/flowers :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday April 22, 2023
cards/flowers : The month of Ramadan is that in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the criterion (of right and wrong). And whosoever of you is present, let him fast the month, and whosoever of you is sick or on a journey, a number of other days. Allah desires for you ease; He desires not hardship for you; and that you should complete the period, and that you should magnify Allah for having guided you, and that perhaps you may be thankful NOT a public holiday [Wikipedia]

Deportation Day

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Sunday April 30, 2023
cards/flowers : In the early 1950s, former deportees or their families wanted a national celebration for preserving the memory of the deportation. The law of 14 April 1954, unanimously passed by the French Parliament has responded to the need to preserve the memory of the deportation by creating the National Day of Remembrance of the victims and heroes of the deportation . Not a public holiday

Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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Friday May 5, 2023
cards/flowers : Commemorates to Buddhists the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of Gautama Buddha.

Mothers' Day

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Sunday May 7, 2023
cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.

Mothers' Day

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Sunday May 7, 2023
cards/flowers : Anyák napja

1902 Montagne Pelée eruption commemoration

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Monday May 8, 2023
cards/flowers :

National Day of Prayer

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Tuesday May 9, 2023
cards/flowers : National Day of Honor for troops who contributed to Afghanistan mission

Abolition of Slavery

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Wednesday May 10, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mothers' Day

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Wednesday May 10, 2023
cards/flowers : The mother is given a serenade sung by her family or by a band

Mothers' Day

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Wednesday May 10, 2023
cards/flowers :

Fathers' Day

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Sunday May 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Ziua Tatălui

Mothers' Day

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Sunday May 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson approved Mother’s Day in 1914

Mother's Day

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Sunday May 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Probably linked with a celebration in England in the 1600s ( Mothering Sunday ). Honored all mothers in England. Mothering Sunday gave poor servants who lived and worked for the wealthy a day off to actually go home and dedicate time to their mothers. Mothering Cake , a special cake, was common for the celebration.

Mothers' Day

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Sunday May 14, 2023
cards/flowers :

Liberation Day

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Tuesday May 16, 2023
cards/flowers :

Ascension

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Thursday May 18, 2023
cards/flowers : not a public holiday

Deportation Day

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Thursday May 18, 2023
cards/flowers :

Fathers' Day

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Thursday May 18, 2023
cards/flowers :

Fathers' Day

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Sunday May 21, 2023
cards/flowers :

Buddha's Anniversary

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Friday May 26, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mothers Day

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Friday May 26, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mother's Day

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Saturday May 27, 2023
cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.

Republic Day

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Sunday May 28, 2023
cards/flowers : Commemorates the overthrow of the 240-year-old monarchy and its eventual replacement by the Constituent Assembly. Military and civilian parades and traditional dances and cultural performances take place in the capital, Kathmandu. From 2008 onwards.

Arbor Day

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Sunday May 28, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mother's Day

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Sunday May 28, 2023
cards/flowers :

Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna Day

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Monday May 29, 2023
cards/flowers : Grandson of King Thakombau, the last king of Fiji (until 1874), Mr. Sukuna joined the French Legion during WW1. He was highly honored and even has a monument in Souain-Perthes-les Hurlus (France), as a horseman

St Fernand (Seville only)

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Tuesday May 30, 2023
cards/flowers :

Peace Memorial Day

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Wednesday May 31, 2023
cards/flowers : The Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) was finalized at the All Darfur Stakeholders Conference in May 2011, in Doha, Qatar. In accordance with the DDPD, the Government of Sudan appointed a Darfur Regional Authority and a Darfuri as Second Vice President of the Republic of Sudan.

Children's Day

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Thursday June 1, 2023
cards/flowers : Originated in the World Conference for the Wellbeing of Children in Geneva, Switzerland in 1925.

Mothers' Day

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Sunday June 4, 2023
cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 4, 2023
cards/flowers :

Liberation Day

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Monday June 5, 2023
cards/flowers : Commemorates the resolution which lead to independence on June 29, 1976

Fathers' Day

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Monday June 5, 2023
cards/flowers :

Corpus Christi

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Thursday June 8, 2023
cards/flowers : Makeshift altars are displayed on the previous day. Spectacular processions on the Corpus Christi day.

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 11, 2023
cards/flowers : except in Antwert

Mothers' Day

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Sunday June 11, 2023
cards/flowers :

Valentine's Day

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Monday June 12, 2023
cards/flowers :

Fathers' Day

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Saturday June 17, 2023
cards/flowers :

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 18, 2023
cards/flowers :

Family Day

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Sunday June 18, 2023
cards/flowers : as of 2020

Hadj Season

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Monday June 19, 2023
cards/flowers : The word Hajj means to intend a journey , which connotes both the outward act of a journey and the inward act of intentions. It is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by all adult Muslims who are physically and financially capable of undertaking the journey, and can support their family during their absence. It is one of the five pillars of Islam, alongside Shahadah, Salat, Zakat, and Sawm. The gathering during Hajj is considered the largest annual gathering of people in the world. The state of being physically and financially capable of performing the Hajj is called istita'ah, and a Muslim who fulfills this condition is called a mustati.

Fathers' Day

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Wednesday June 21, 2023
cards/flowers :

Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boats)

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Thursday June 22, 2023
cards/flowers : The festival occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional lunar calendar, the source of its alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival. The focus of most celebrations involves eating zongzi (sticky rice treats wrapped in bamboo leaves), drinking realgar wine (雄黃酒, xiónghuángjiǔ), and racing dragon boats. The story best known in modern China holds that the festival commemorates the death of the poet and minister Qu Yuan (c. 340–278 BC) of the ancient state of Chu during the Warring States period of the Zhou Dynasty. [Wikipedia]

Fathers' Day

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Friday June 23, 2023
cards/flowers :

Mothers' Day

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Sunday June 25, 2023
cards/flowers :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday June 26, 2023
cards/flowers :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Thursday June 29, 2023
cards/flowers :