List of multinational festivals and holidays

A very wide variety of multinational festivals and holidays are celebrated around the world, whether within particular religions, cultures, or otherwise. Celebrations listed here are celebrated in at least two or more countries; for a list holidays, see List of holidays by country.

January[]

Christianity
Judaism
Secular
Punjabi
Telugu, Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra

Tamil

February[]

Christianity
Historical
Paganism
Secular

March[]

Christianity
Judaism
Secular
Secular and multiple religions
Hinduism

April[]

Judaism
Secular
Christianity
Hinduism

May[]

Judaism
Paganism
Secular

June[]

Judaism
Hinduism


Islam

Secular

July[]

Hinduism

August[]

Christianity
Judaism
Hinduism
Islam
Secular

September[]

Judaism
Hinduism
Secular

October[]

Christianity
Judaism
Hinduism
Paganism
Secular

November[]

Christianity
Secular
Hinduism

December[]

Buddhism
Christianity
Hinduism
Historical
Humanism
Judaism
Paganism
Secular
Unitarian Universalism
Fictional or parody

Movable date[]

The following festivals have no fixed date in the Gregorian calendar, and may be aligned with moon cycles or other calendars.[15]

Chinese/Vietnamese/Korean/Mongolian/Tibetan/Japanese
Persian
Islam

Eid -Ul-Fitr Eid-Ul-Adha Hijri new Year Asyura Maulid Isra mi'raj Middle sya'ban (lay'at Al-Nisfu) Day of Arafa

Judaism
Hinduism
Slavic
Christian
Pastafarian
Religion

Many religions whose holidays were formulated before the worldwide spread of the Gregorian calendar have been assigned to dates according to either their own internal religious calendar, moon cycles, or otherwise. Even within Christianity, Easter is a movable feast and Christmas is celebrated according to the older Julian calendar instead of the Gregorian by some sects of the religion.

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ Gregorian calendar
  2. ^ Thanksgiving (United States)
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  14. ^ https://na.leagueoflegends.com/en/tag/snowdown
  15. ^ "Holidays: A Sampler From Around the World | Scholastic". www.scholastic.com. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  16. ^ "Holy days". Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Australia. 8 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2017.