Religious Holidays in Different Corners of the World: A Cultural Journey

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In this blog post, we focus on the religious holidays of 30 popular countries worldwide and which of these holidays are officially recognized as public holidays in their respective countries.

China celebrates traditional Chinese New Year and important traditional festivals like Qingming Festival.

In India, various religious and regional festivals are celebrated, such as Diwali, Holi, and Eid ul-Fitr.

In the United States, Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter are widely celebrated.

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Indonesia celebrates Islamic holidays such as Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.

Pakistan places great importance on Islamic holidays, namely Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha.

In Brazil, Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter are observed.

Nigeria holds significance for Islamic holidays like Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.

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In Bangladesh, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, Islamic holidays, are commonly celebrated.

Russia observes Christian holidays such as Orthodox Christmas and Easter.

Mexico places great importance on Christian holidays like Christmas and Holy Week (Semana Santa).

In Japan, traditional Shinto and Buddhist festivals are celebrated, including Shogatsu (New Year) and Obon Festival.

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In Ethiopia, Orthodox Christian holidays like Timket and Meskel are celebrated.

The Philippines celebrates Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter with great enthusiasm.

Egypt observes Islamic holidays, particularly Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.

In Vietnam, Tet Nguyen Dan (Vietnamese New Year) is a significant traditional festival.

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter are celebrated.

In Turkey, Islamic holidays such as Ramadan Bayram and Kurban Bayramı hold great importance.

In Iran, Islamic holidays, especially Nevruz (New Year), are celebrated.

Germany widely observes Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter.

In Thailand, the Songkran Festival (New Year and Water Festival) is a significant traditional celebration.

In the United Kingdom, Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter are celebrated.

France places importance on Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter.

Italy celebrates Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter.

South Africa observes Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter.

Tanzania observes Islamic holidays, including Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.

In Myanmar (Burma), traditional festivals like Thingyan (Water Festival) and Thadingyut (Papier Mache Full Moon Festival) are significant.

South Korea celebrates Seollal (New Year) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) as important holidays.

In Colombia, Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter are celebrated.

In Kenya, Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter are observed.

Spain celebrates Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter with great enthusiasm.

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