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Holiday - Wikipedia
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A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities, especially business or work including school, are suspended or reduced. Generally, holidays are intended to allow individuals to celebrate or commemorate an event or tradition of cultural or religious significance. Holidays may be designated by ...
Christmas and holiday season - Wikipedia
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The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western- influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January. It is defined as incorporating at least Christmas, and usually New Year, and ...
Public holidays in the United States - Wikipedia
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Public holidays had their origins from established federal holidays that were enacted by Congress. They were typically observed on days that have significance for various sectors of American society and are observed at all levels of society including government, the private sector, and are typically derived from the history, ...
Jehovah's Witnesses - Wikipedia
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They do not celebrate religious holidays such as Christmas and Easter, nor do they observe birthdays, nationalistic holidays, or other celebrations they consider to honor people other than Jesus. They feel that these and many other customs have pagan origins or reflect a nationalistic or political spirit. Their position is that  ...
Quakers - Wikipedia
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Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church . Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united in a belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access "the small light within", ...
Public holidays in Brazil - Wikipedia
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In Brazil, public holidays may be legislated at the federal, statewide and municipal levels. Most holidays are observed nationwide. Apart from the yearly official holidays (listed below), the Constitution of Brazil also establishes that election days are to be considered national holidays as well. General elections are biennially ...
Public holidays in Iran - Wikipedia
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Iran uses three official calendar systems, including the Solar Hijri calendar as the main and national calendar, the Gregorian calendar for international events and Christian holidays, and the Islamic calendar (Lunar calendar) for Islamic holidays . The surfeit of public holidays has been a subject of concern for almost 30 years  ...
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Read the latest stories about society on Time. ... The holidays are supposed to be a season of joy and cheer, but for some of ... The holidays are supposed to be a season of joy and cheer, but for some of us, they can be the hardest time of the year. TIME partnered with OptionB.Org, Sheryl Sandberg's initiative, to commission ...
Public holidays in Botswana - Wikipedia
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Public holidays in the Botswana are largely controlled by government sector employers who are given paid time off. The government holiday schedule mainly benefits employees of government and government regulated businesses. At the discretion of the employer, other non-federal holidays such as Christmas Eve are  ...
Holiday Housewalk, Market support Infant Welfare Society - ...
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Nov 19, 2015 ... Oak Park's Infant Welfare Society hosts its 17th annual Holiday Housewalk and Market from Dec. 3 through Dec. 5 at the Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave.
Public holidays in Croatia - Wikipedia
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Public holidays in Croatia are regulated by the Holidays, Memorial Days and Non -Working Days Act Date, English name, Local name, Remarks. January 1, New Year's Day, Nova Godina. January 6, Epiphany, Bogojavljenje, Sveta tri kralja. Easter and the day after, Easter and Easter Monday, Uskrs i uskrsni ponedjeljak ...
Public holidays in Finland - Wikipedia
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All official holidays in Finland are established by acts of Parliament. The official holidays can be divided into Christian and non-Christian holidays. The main Christian holidays are Christmas, New Year's Day, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension day, Pentecost, Midsummer Day, and All Saints' Day. The non-Christian holidays are ...
Public holidays in Russia - Wikipedia
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The holiday was officially established in 1992. Initially it was named Day of the Adoption of the Declaration of Sovereignty of the Russian Federation, on 1 February 2002 it was officially renamed to Russia Day (in 1998 Boris Yeltsin offered this name socially). There exists a misconception in Russian society, that this holiday ...
Public holidays in Estonia - Wikipedia
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All official holidays in Estonia are established by acts of Parliament. Public holidays[edit]. The following are holidays that mean days off: Date, English Name , Estonian Name, Remarks. January 1, New Year's Day, uusaasta. February 24, Independence Day, iseseisvuspäev, National Day – celebrates the declaration of  ...
Public holidays in Nigeria - Wikipedia
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Movable holidays[edit]. In addition, Nigeria officially celebrates a few moveable holidays, which occur on different dates every year: Holiday, Notes. Mawlid, Muslim holiday celebrating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Eid al-Adha, Muslim holiday celebrating the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. Eid al- Fitr ...

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