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Global Holidays and Festivals A-Z

Given the time of the year it is celebrated and the place or group that celebrates it, name the global holiday or festival starting with each letter. Some of the holidays or festivals have multiple names; give the one that corresponds with the letter.
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Last updated: June 27, 2016
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Letter
Primary Place / Group
Date
Holiday / Festival
A
Christianity
November 1
All Saints Day
B
Commonwealth of Nations
December 26
Boxing Day
C
Brazil
February 5-10 (this year)
Carnaval
D
India
October 30 (this year)
Diwali
E
Christianity
March 27 (this year)
Easter
F
Hinduism
March 24 (this year)
Festival of Colors
G
Amsterdam, Germany (Many other places but particularly notable here)
August 5-7 (this year)
Gay Pride Parade
H
Judaism
December 24-January 1 (this year)
Hanukkah
I
Monte Piana, Italy
June 13-23 (this year)
International Highline Meeting Festival
J
India
Day of the Holi festival (usually in March)
Jaipur Elephant Festival
K
African American
December 26-January 1
Kwanzaa
L
China
February 8 (this year)
Lunar New Year
M
New Orleans, Louisiana
Tuesday 47 days before Easter
Mardi Gras
N
Worldwide
December 31
New Year's Eve
O
Munich, Germany
End of September-beginning of October
Oktoberfest
P
Judaism
April 10-18 (this year)
Passover
Q
China
April 4 (this year)
Qingming Festival
R
Islam
June 6-July 5 (this year)
Ramadan
S
United States; Ireland
March 14
Saint Patrick's Day
T
Vietnam
February 9 (this year)
Tet
U
Lerwick, Scotland
Last Tuesday in January
Up Helly Aa Fire Festival
V
Many countries
February 14 (in US)
Valentine's Day
W
St. Petersburg, Russia
Starts in May, ends in July
White Nights Festival
X
Christianity (Nickname for this holiday)
December 25
Xmas
Y
Judaism
October 11-12 (this year)
Yom Kippur
Z
United States
January 1
Z Day
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