Maundy Thursday

national dayMaundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, is a significant day in the Christian calendar, observed worldwide. This solemn occasion, which falls on the Thursday before Easter Sunday, holds great significance for Christians. Likewise it reminds us the events that took place on the night before Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. Let’s explore the customs and observances associated with Maundy Thursday, as well as where it is celebrated.

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National Day of Afghanistan

national dayThe National Day of Afghanistan  is 19 August (Independence from United Kingdom control over Afghan foreign affairs in 1919). The Republic of Afghanistan lies in southwest Asia, bordered by Iran (National Day of Iran), Pakistan (National Day of Pakistan). Also the republics of the former Soviet Union, and China (National Day of China). Islam is the predominant religion. The sabbath is on Friday, with work ceasing on noon Thursday. Saturday and Sunday are normal work days.

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Bahrain Public Holiday

national dayBahrain public holiday are listed here. The State of Bahrain is group of about 35 islands in the Persian Gulf. It is linked to Saudi Arabia by a causeway. Finally you will note that in Bahrain, public holidays are determined by the lunar calendar and official announcements from the government.

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Bahamas Public Holiday

national dayKnow the Bahamas public holiday. The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is a nation of about 700 islands stretching from Florida to Cuba (National Day of Cuba) and Haiti (National Day of Haiti). Over half of the population live on the island of New Providence. The official language is English. See also Caribbean. See also the National Day of the Bahamas.

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Argentina National Day

national dayWe have listed the national day of Argentina below. The Argentine Republic lies east of the Andes in South America. The following are the public holidays and also the national day of Argentina. Note the contact addresses for the Thai Embassy in Argentina and also the British Embassy in Argentina.

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Andorra National Day

national dayThe National Day of Andorra is on the 8th September. The Andorra National Day, also known as Our Lady of Meritxell Day. It is the country’s national holiday and commemorates the patron saint of Andorra, the Virgin of Meritxell. The day is marked by a series of events and festivities throughout the country.

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Algeria National Day

national dayAlgeria National Day or Revolution Day or Independence Day is celebrated annually on the 5th July.  Some of the public holidays in Algeria is movable and others such as National Day or Independence Day in Algeria is fixed.  Note that there is a Thai Embassy in Algeria, also a British Embassy in Algeria and a US Embassy in Algeria. Note there address on the respective website.

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Albania National Day

national dayThe Albania National Day is on the 28th November. Turkish (National Day of Turkey) rule of Albania ended with the Balkan War. The Republic of Albania country in south-eastern Europe, just North of Greece. In 1967, all religions were prohibited. The places of worship were allowed to reopen in 1990. Finally the majority of Albanians are of Islamic background.

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Tasmania Public Holidays

national dayThese are the Tasmania Public Holidays which have been listed by the Australian Government. Check this site for any updates to public holidays in Australia the next time you want to know what holidays are coming up.

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