Novo Ano -
1 Janeiro, 2017
Feriado secular : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties.
Ano Novo Chinês -
28 Janeiro, 2017
Budista (Vajrayana) : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics.
West Papuan National Flag Day -
1 Dezembro, 2017
Cultura : On December 1, 1961, in the then Dutch colony of West New Guinea, the West Papuan national flag, called the Morning Star, was flown for the first time officially beside the Dutch Tricolor.
Férias de inverno (começo) -
10 Dezembro, 2016
Férias escolares (por favor, verifique) :
Aniversário do Profeta – Eid-Milad Nnabi (pode variar em um dia) -
12 Dezembro, 2016
Festa das Mães -
22 Dezembro, 2016
Cartões/Flores : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year.
One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world.
Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day.
In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.
25 Dezembro, 2016
Católica ou Protestante : Através dos tempos os povos celebraram o meio do inverno com fogueiras,oferendas e festividades. No século IV o Papa Julio I estabeleceu o dia 25 de dezembro para comemorar o nascimento de Jesus, acrescentando um elemento Cristão às festividades.
Férias de inverno (fim) -
26 Dezembro, 2016
Férias escolares (por favor, verifique) : Http://kemdikbud.go.id/ Official calendar published by the Ministry of Education confirmed till July 2017
Natal transferido para segunda-feira -
26 Dezembro, 2016
Feriado secular :