Category Archives: Holiday Dates

Diwali UK

Diwali is a major Indian festival that is significant in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. According to Hindu reckoning, the date of Diwali falls on 15th day of the dark fortnight in the auspicious Hindu month of Kartik or the month of October/November in English calendar. This Diwali day falls on the amavasya or the no… Read More »

Halloween

Halloween is a day for trick-or-treating, costume parties, haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and other related celebrations. Halloween always falls on October 31st of each year. Stitching Cards Value Pack No. 21: Halloween Patterns

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the first and second days of the first Jewish month of Tishrei. It marks the beginning of the Jewish new year. The celebration of this holiday is marked with solemnity, as it is the day on which the whole world is judged for the coming year. Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of… Read More »

Ramadan

9th Month of the Muslim Calendar. Based on a lunar calendar and therefore varies every year. The Holy Month of Ramadan is a time when Muslims fast during daylight hours to celebrate the time when Allah revealed the first verses of the Qu’ran, the holy book of Islam. It is a time for spiritual reflection,… Read More »

Bastille Day

French National Holiday. Bastille Day is celebrated on July 14th each year to commemorate the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille starting the French Revolution 1789 and the uprising of the modern French nation.

4th of July

The Independence Day referred to here is the U.S. Independence Day also known as the “4th of July” that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It is a Legal U.S. Holiday that is celebrated with picnics and fireworks.

Canada Day

Canada day is a day for Canadians to Celebrate independence. It is celebrated on July 1st unless that date is a Sunday in which case it is celebrated the day after. On July 1st of 1867 the queen of England gave them independence.