Public Holidays: February 2010

Day Date Country Holiday
Mon 1st New Zealand New Zealand Auckland Anniversary Day
Mon 1st Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 1st New Zealand New Zealand Nelson Anniversary Day
Tue 2nd Mexico Mexico Constitution Day
Sat 6th New Zealand New Zealand Waitangi Day
Thu 11th Japan Japan National Foundation Day
Fri 12th India India Maha Shivratri
Sat 13th China China Chinese New Year Eve
Sun 14th China China Chinese New Year
Sun 14th South Korea South Korea Korean New Year
Sun 14th Various Various St Valentines Day
Mon 15th Greece Greece Ash Monday
Mon 15th Brazil Brazil Carnival
Mon 15th China China Chinese New Year
Mon 15th South Korea South Korea Korean New Year
Mon 15th USA USA Presidents' Day
Tue 16th Brazil Brazil Carnival
Tue 16th China China Chinese New Year
Tue 16th South Korea South Korea Korean New Year
Tue 16th Lithuania Lithuania Restoration of the State Day
Wed 17th Brazil Brazil Ash Wednesday
Tue 23rd Russia Russia Defence of the Fatherland
Fri 26th Various Various Maulud Nabi
Sun 28th Spain Spain Andalucía Day
Sun 28th Israel Israel Purim

Key

Public Holiday
Regional Holiday
Not a Public Holiday
Diversity Month

February

February gets it name from the the Roman purification ritual 'Februa' held on February 15. With only 28 days, February was known in welsh as y mis bach - the little month.