The Travel Notes Directory helps you plan your
travels around the world with a worldwide listing of holidays, events and attractions.
Don't get caught out when the banks are shut for a national holiday;
remember to take your camera with you to record the colourful festivals; and book well in
advance for a place at that special event.
Check out the Travel Notes country pages for links to special events and festival
listings for your particular holiday destination.
Add an Event.
Labour Day: Algeria, Argentina, Austria,
Bonaire, Brazil, Bulgaria,
Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Gabon,
Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jordan,
Kenya, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia,
Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco,
Poland, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles,
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria,
Tunisia, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela,
Yemen, Zaire, Zambia.
May Day: Bangladesh, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ghana, Gibraltar, Mexico,
Pakistan, Sri Lanka,
Women's Day: Cuba, Tanzania.
Workers' Day: Burma, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Romania.
King's Birthday: Lesotho.
Still Labour Day in Bulgaria, Slovenia, and Romania.
Constitution Day: Japan, Poland.
Vesak Day: South Korea.
Children's Day: South Korea.
South Korea's day for children and youth. Children have picnics and celebrate with their
parents. For working parents this national holiday gives them the chance to have fun with
their family in the open air.
Cinco de Mayo: Mexico.
Coronation Day: Thailand.
Liberation Day: The Netherlands.
Corregidor Day: Philippines.
Martyr's Day: Lebanon, Syria.
Samuel K. Doe's Birthday: Liberia.
Parent's Day: South Korea.
Three days after Children's Day in South Korea, it's the turn for the young to show their
respect for the love received from their parents. Most Koreans buy their parents
carnations and many children make paper carnations at school for their fathers and
VE Day: France.
Liberation Day: Czech Republic, Slovakia.
Matsu (Goddess of the Sea): Taiwan.
Independence Day: Micronesia.
Vesak Day: Malaysia, Singapore.
Independence Day: Israel.
St. Mary's Day: Colombia.
Flag Day: Paraguay.
Kamuzu Day: Malawi.
National Unification Day: Liberia.
Independence Day: Paraguay.
Teacher's Day: South Korea.
Teacher's Day is the last official South Korean celebration in May. Students express their
appreciation towards their teachers through letters or flowers.
Constitution Day: Nigeria, Norway.
Discovery Day: Cayman Islands.
Battle of Las Piedras Day: Uruguay.
Flag Day: Haiti.
Victoria Day: Canada.
Ataturk Youth Day: Turkey.
Flag Day: Finland.
National Day: Cameroon.
Party Day: Zaire.
Buddha's Day: South Korea.
Navy Day: Chile.
Heroes' Day: Sri Lanka.
Sovereign Day: Haiti.
Labour Day: Jamaica.
Bermuda Day: Bermuda.
Culture Day: Bulgaria.
Independence Battle Day: Ecuador.
Africa Day: Liberia, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Independence Day: Eritrea, Jordan.
Liberation of African Continent Day: Gabon.
National Day: Argentina.
Revolution Day: Sudan.
Constitution Day: Denmark.
Holy Spirit Day: Greece.
Independence Day: Guyana.
Waisak Day: Indonesia.
Regiment Day: Brunei.
Republic Day: South Africa.
January, February, March, April, May,
August, September, October,
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