International Holidays: 204 Countries from 1994 Through 2015 - With Tabular Appendices of Religious Holidays, 1900-2100

International Holidays: 204 Countries from 1994 Through 2015 - With Tabular Appendices of Religious Holidays, 1900-2100

By: Robert S. Weaver (author)Paperback

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Did you know that October 1st is Unification day in Cameroon, National Day in China, Independence Day in both Nigeria and Tuvalu, and Armed Forces Day in North Korea? How about May 5th--Children's Day in Japan and South Korea, Vesak Day in Malaysia and Singapore, Cinco de Mayo in Mexico, Liberation Day in the Netherlands, Full Moon Poya in Sri Lanka, and Coronation Day in Thailand? From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, two decades of national holidays from 204 countries can be found in this unique reference work. Day-by-day, holidays from 1994 through 2015 are covered, giving religious and government holidays. So-called "soft" holidays such as Mother's Day and Valentine's Day are included for information purposes. Appendices provide listings of countries honoring common multinational and religious holidays, and a country-by-country breakdown of celebrated holidays.

About Author

A retired construction engineer, Robert S. Weaver lives in Nonthaburi, Thailand.

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  • ISBN13: 9780786424245
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 375
  • ID: 9780786424245
  • ISBN10: 0786424249

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