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  • National Day

    Aug 31 | National Day

    Malaysia: 31st August marks Malaysia's Independence Day. Also known as Merdeka Day. Read More

  • Ganesh Chaturthi

    Sep 5 | Ganesh Chaturthi

    India: Ganesha Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesh. Read More

  • Labor Day

    Sep 5 | Labor Day

    USA: This holiday is most commonly associated with a commemoration of the achievements of the labor movement. Read More

  • Eid al-Adha

    Sep 11 | Eid al-Adha

    Various: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar. Read More

  • Independence Day

    Sep 16 | Independence Day

    Mexico: Celebrates the start of the Mexican War of Independence against Spain on 16 September 1810. Read More

     
Jul 2016

Public Holidays in August 2016

Sep 2016
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
 
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Australia Australia (regional): Picnic Day
Barbados Barbados: Kadooment Day
Canada Canada (regional): Civic Day
Iceland Iceland: Commerce Day
India India (regional): Bonalu
Ireland Ireland: August Holiday
Switzerland Switzerland: National Day
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): August Bank Holiday
Various Various: Emancipation Day
Zambia Zambia: Farmers' Day
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Barbados Barbados: Emancipation Day
Costa Rica Costa Rica: Virgin of Los Angeles Day
India India (regional): Karkkadaka Vavu
Macedonia Macedonia: Republic Day
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South Africa South Africa: Public Holiday
4
Brazil Brazil (regional): Public Holiday
El Salvador El Salvador: Fiestas Patronales Holiday
5
Brazil Brazil (regional): Public Holiday
Croatia Croatia: Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day
El Salvador El Salvador (regional): Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Rwanada Rwanada: Umuganura Day
Spain Spain (regional): Our Lady of Africa
6
Bolivia Bolivia: Independence Day
El Salvador El Salvador (regional): Fiesta de San Salvador
Jamaica Jamaica: Independence Day 
7
Colombia Colombia: Battle of Boyacá
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Grenada Grenada: Carnival Monday
Taiwan Taiwan: Fathers Day
Tanzania Tanzania: Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Heroes' Day
9
Grenada Grenada: Carnival Tuesday
Singapore Singapore: National Day
South Africa South Africa: National Womens Day
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Defence Forces Day
10
Australia Australia (regional): Royal Queensland Show
Ecuador Ecuador: Independence Day
11
Japan Japan: Mountain Day
Zambia Zambia: Public Holiday
12
Thailand Thailand: H.M. Queens Birthday
Thailand Thailand: Mother's Day
13
Tunisia Tunisia: Women's Day
14
Israel Israel: Fast of Ninth of Av
Morocco Morocco: Oued Ed-Dahab Day
Pakistan Pakistan: Independence Day
15
Argentina Argentina: St Martins Day
Bangladesh Bangladesh: National Mourning Day
Canada Canada (regional): Discovery Day
India India: Independence Day
Paraguay Paraguay: Founding of Asunción
South Korea South Korea: Liberation Day
Various Various: Assumption Day
16
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic: Restoration Day
17
India India (regional): Parsi New Year
Indonesia Indonesia: Independence Day
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Nikini Full Moon Poya
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Brazil Brazil (regional): Public Holiday
India India (regional): Raksha Bandhan
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Philippines Philippines (regional): Birthday of Manuel L Quezon
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Estonia Estonia: Independence Restoration Day
Hungary Hungary: Saint Stephens Day
Morocco Morocco: Revolution Day
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Morocco Morocco: Youth Day
Philippines Philippines: Ninoy Aquino Day
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Brazil Brazil (regional): Public Holiday
Fiji Fiji: Public Holiday 
Nigeria Nigeria (regional): Public Holiday  
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India India (regional): Sreekrishna Jayanthi
Ukraine Ukraine: Indpendence Day
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Bangladesh Bangladesh: Janmashtami 
India India (regional): Janmashtami
Uruguay Uruguay: Independence day
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Moldova Moldova: Independence Day
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Georgia Georgia: Saint Mary's Day
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Gibraltar Gibraltar: Late Summer Bank Holiday
Isle of Man Isle of Man: Summer Bank Holiday
Philippines Philippines: National Heroes Day
Slovakia Slovakia: Slovak National Uprising anniversary
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): August Bank Holiday
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Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Constitution Day
Peru Peru: Santa Rosa De Lima
Turkey Turkey: Victory Day
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Malaysia Malaysia: National Day
Moldova Moldova: National Language Day
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Independence Day

Holidays in August 2016

Day Date Country Holiday
Mon 1st United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 1st Ireland Ireland August Holiday
Mon 1st India India Bonalu
Mon 1st Canada Canada Civic Day
Mon 1st Iceland Iceland Commerce Day
Mon 1st Various Various Emancipation Day
Mon 1st Zambia Zambia Farmers' Day
Mon 1st Barbados Barbados Kadooment Day
Mon 1st Switzerland Switzerland National Day
Mon 1st Australia Australia Picnic Day
Tue 2nd Barbados Barbados Emancipation Day
Tue 2nd India India Karkkadaka Vavu
Tue 2nd Macedonia Macedonia Republic Day
Tue 2nd Costa Rica Costa Rica Virgin of Los Angeles Day
Wed 3rd South Africa South Africa Public Holiday
Thu 4th El Salvador El Salvador Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Thu 4th Brazil Brazil Public Holiday
Fri 5th El Salvador El Salvador Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Fri 5th Spain Spain Our Lady of Africa
Fri 5th Brazil Brazil Public Holiday
Fri 5th Rwanada Rwanada Umuganura Day
Fri 5th Croatia Croatia Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day
Sat 6th El Salvador El Salvador Fiesta de San Salvador
Sat 6th Bolivia Bolivia Independence Day
Sat 6th Jamaica Jamaica Independence Day 
Sun 7th Colombia Colombia Battle of Boyacá
Mon 8th Grenada Grenada Carnival Monday
Mon 8th Taiwan Taiwan Fathers Day
Mon 8th Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Heroes' Day
Mon 8th Tanzania Tanzania Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day
Tue 9th Grenada Grenada Carnival Tuesday
Tue 9th Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Defence Forces Day
Tue 9th Singapore Singapore National Day
Tue 9th South Africa South Africa National Womens Day
Wed 10th Ecuador Ecuador Independence Day
Wed 10th Australia Australia Royal Queensland Show
Thu 11th Japan Japan Mountain Day
Thu 11th Zambia Zambia Public Holiday
Fri 12th Thailand Thailand H.M. Queens Birthday
Fri 12th Thailand Thailand Mother's Day
Sat 13th Tunisia Tunisia Women's Day
Sun 14th Israel Israel Fast of Ninth of Av
Sun 14th Pakistan Pakistan Independence Day
Sun 14th Morocco Morocco Oued Ed-Dahab Day
Mon 15th Various Various Assumption Day
Mon 15th Canada Canada Discovery Day
Mon 15th Paraguay Paraguay Founding of Asunción
Mon 15th India India Independence Day
Mon 15th South Korea South Korea Liberation Day
Mon 15th Bangladesh Bangladesh National Mourning Day
Mon 15th Argentina Argentina St Martins Day
Tue 16th Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Restoration Day
Wed 17th Indonesia Indonesia Independence Day
Wed 17th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Nikini Full Moon Poya
Wed 17th India India Parsi New Year
Thu 18th Brazil Brazil Public Holiday
Thu 18th India India Raksha Bandhan
Fri 19th Philippines Philippines Birthday of Manuel L Quezon
Sat 20th Estonia Estonia Independence Restoration Day
Sat 20th Morocco Morocco Revolution Day
Sat 20th Hungary Hungary Saint Stephens Day
Sun 21st Philippines Philippines Ninoy Aquino Day
Sun 21st Morocco Morocco Youth Day
Mon 22nd Brazil Brazil Public Holiday
Mon 22nd Fiji Fiji Public Holiday 
Mon 22nd Nigeria Nigeria Public Holiday  
Wed 24th Ukraine Ukraine Indpendence Day
Wed 24th India India Sreekrishna Jayanthi
Thu 25th Uruguay Uruguay Independence day
Thu 25th India India Janmashtami
Thu 25th Bangladesh Bangladesh Janmashtami 
Sat 27th Moldova Moldova Independence Day
Sun 28th Georgia Georgia Saint Mary's Day
Mon 29th United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 29th Gibraltar Gibraltar Late Summer Bank Holiday
Mon 29th Philippines Philippines National Heroes Day
Mon 29th Slovakia Slovakia Slovak National Uprising anniversary
Mon 29th Isle of Man Isle of Man Summer Bank Holiday
Tue 30th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Constitution Day
Tue 30th Peru Peru Santa Rosa De Lima
Tue 30th Turkey Turkey Victory Day
Wed 31st Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day
Wed 31st Malaysia Malaysia National Day
Wed 31st Moldova Moldova National Language Day