Apr 2017

Public Holidays in May 2017

Jun 2017
USA Public Holidays  Diversity Month: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
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Australia Australia (regional): Labour Day
Estonia Estonia: Spring Day
India India (regional): Maharashtra Day
Ireland Ireland: May Bank Holiday
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday (observed)
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Early May Bank Holiday
Various Various: May Day
Various Various: May Day (observed)
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Israel Israel: Independence Day
Spain Spain (regional): Community Festival of Madrid
Various Various: May Day Holiday
Vietnam Vietnam: Reunification Day Holiday
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Japan Japan: Constitution Memorial Day
Macau Macau: Buddhas Birthday
Poland Poland: Constitution Day
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
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Japan Japan: Greenery Day
Latvia Latvia: Declaration of Independence Day
Netherlands Netherlands: National Remembrance Day
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Ethiopia Ethiopia: Patriots' Victory Day
Japan Japan: Childrens Day
Latvia Latvia: Bridge holiday
Mexico Mexico (regional): Cinco de Mayo
Thailand Thailand: Coronation Day
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Bulgaria Bulgaria: St Georges Day (Army Day)
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Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
Portugal Portugal: Mother's Day
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Czech Republic Czech Republic: Liberation Day Czech Republic
France France: V-E Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Defenders Day (observed)
Russia Russia: Bridge holiday
Slovakia Slovakia: Day of victory over fascism
Ukraine Ukraine: Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
Various Various: Victory Day Holiday
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India India (regional): Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
various various: Victory Day
Various Various: Day of Victory over Fascism
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Cambodia Cambodia: Visak Bochea Day
El Salvador El Salvador: Mother's Day
India India (regional): Buddha Purnima
Mexico Mexico: Mother's Day 
Myanmar Myanmar: Full Moon Day of Kasong
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
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Bangladesh Bangladesh: Shab e-Barat
Denmark Denmark: General Prayer Day
Georgia Georgia: Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
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Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday
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Australia Australia: Mother's Day
Cambodia Cambodia: Royal Plowing Ceremony
Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day Holiday
Romania Romania: Father's Day
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Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands: Discovery Day
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day
Spain Spain (regional): Fiesta de San Isidro
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India India (regional): State Day
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Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Norway Norway: Constitution Day
Spain Spain (regional): Galician Literature Day
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Uruguay Uruguay: Battle of Las Piedras
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Turkey Turkey: Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
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Chile Chile: Navy Day
Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day
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Canada Canada (regional): National Patriots Day
Canada Canada (regional): Victoria Day
Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day (2nd Day)
Yemen Yemen: Unification Day
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Jamaica Jamaica: Labour Day
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Bulgaria Bulgaria: Culture and Literacy Day
Ecuador Ecuador: Anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha
Israel Israel: Jerusalem Day
Macedonia Macedonia: St. Cyril and St. Methodius
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Argentina Argentina: May Day Revolution
Germany Germany: Father's Day
Jordan Jordan: Independence Day
Lebanon Lebanon: Resistance and Liberation Day
Various Various: African Unity Day
Various Various: Ascension Day
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Belgium Belgium: Ascension Friday
Georgia Georgia: Independence Day
Poland Poland: Mother's Day
Sweden Sweden: The Friday after Ascension Day
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Brunei Brunei: Ramadan
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Awal Ramadan
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Armenia Armenia: Day of the First Republic
China China: Dragon Boat Festival
Ethiopia Ethiopia: Downfall of the Derg
France France: Mother's Day
India India (regional): Maharana Pratap Jayanti
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Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Republic Day
China China: Dragon Boat Festival
Nigeria Nigeria: Democracy Day
Taiwan Taiwan: Dragon Boat Festival Holiday
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands: National Heroes Day
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Spring Bank Holiday
USA USA: Memorial Day
Various Various: Ascension Day
Various Various: Late May Bank Holiday
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China China: Dragon Boat Festival
Macau Macau: Tuen Ng Festival
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Harvest Festival
Spain Spain (regional): Canary Islands
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Indian Arrival Day
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Brunei Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day
Israel Israel: Pentecost
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Harvest Festival
Spain Spain (regional): Castilla-La Mancha
     


Public Holidays: May 2017

Day Date Country Holiday
Mon 1st United Kingdom United Kingdom Early May Bank Holiday
Mon 1st Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday (observed)
Mon 1st Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 1st India India Maharashtra Day
Mon 1st Ireland Ireland May Bank Holiday
Mon 1st Various Various May Day
Mon 1st Various Various May Day (observed)
Mon 1st Estonia Estonia Spring Day
Tue 2nd Spain Spain Community Festival of Madrid
Tue 2nd Israel Israel Independence Day
Tue 2nd Various Various May Day Holiday
Tue 2nd Vietnam Vietnam Reunification Day Holiday
Wed 3rd Macau Macau Buddhas Birthday
Wed 3rd Poland Poland Constitution Day
Wed 3rd Japan Japan Constitution Memorial Day
Wed 3rd Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Thu 4th Latvia Latvia Declaration of Independence Day
Thu 4th Japan Japan Greenery Day
Thu 4th Netherlands Netherlands National Remembrance Day
Fri 5th Latvia Latvia Bridge holiday
Fri 5th Japan Japan Childrens Day
Fri 5th Mexico Mexico Cinco de Mayo
Fri 5th Thailand Thailand Coronation Day
Fri 5th Ethiopia Ethiopia Patriots' Victory Day
Sat 6th Bulgaria Bulgaria St Georges Day (Army Day)
Sun 7th Malaysia Malaysia Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
Sun 7th Portugal Portugal Mother's Day
Mon 8th Russia Russia Bridge holiday
Mon 8th Ukraine Ukraine Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
Mon 8th Slovakia Slovakia Day of victory over fascism
Mon 8th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Defenders Day (observed)
Mon 8th Czech Republic Czech Republic Liberation Day Czech Republic
Mon 8th France France V-E Day
Mon 8th Various Various Victory Day Holiday
Tue 9th India India Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
Tue 9th Various Various Day of Victory over Fascism
Tue 9th various various Victory Day
Wed 10th India India Buddha Purnima
Wed 10th Myanmar Myanmar Full Moon Day of Kasong
Wed 10th El Salvador El Salvador Mother's Day
Wed 10th Mexico Mexico Mother's Day 
Wed 10th Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Wed 10th Cambodia Cambodia Visak Bochea Day
Thu 11th Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Thu 11th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday
Fri 12th Denmark Denmark General Prayer Day
Fri 12th Georgia Georgia Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
Fri 12th Bangladesh Bangladesh Shab e-Barat
Sat 13th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday
Sun 14th Romania Romania Father's Day
Sun 14th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day Holiday
Sun 14th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Sun 14th Australia Australia Mother's Day
Sun 14th Cambodia Cambodia Royal Plowing Ceremony
Mon 15th Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Discovery Day
Mon 15th Spain Spain Fiesta de San Isidro
Mon 15th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day
Mon 15th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Tue 16th India India State Day
Wed 17th Malaysia Malaysia Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Wed 17th Norway Norway Constitution Day
Wed 17th Spain Spain Galician Literature Day
Thu 18th Uruguay Uruguay Battle of Las Piedras
Fri 19th Turkey Turkey Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
Sun 21st Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day
Sun 21st Chile Chile Navy Day
Mon 22nd Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day (2nd Day)
Mon 22nd Canada Canada National Patriots Day
Mon 22nd Yemen Yemen Unification Day
Mon 22nd Canada Canada Victoria Day
Tue 23rd Jamaica Jamaica Labour Day
Wed 24th Ecuador Ecuador Anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha
Wed 24th Bulgaria Bulgaria Culture and Literacy Day
Wed 24th Israel Israel Jerusalem Day
Wed 24th Macedonia Macedonia St. Cyril and St. Methodius
Thu 25th Various Various African Unity Day
Thu 25th Various Various Ascension Day
Thu 25th Germany Germany Father's Day
Thu 25th Jordan Jordan Independence Day
Thu 25th Argentina Argentina May Day Revolution
Thu 25th Lebanon Lebanon Resistance and Liberation Day
Fri 26th Belgium Belgium Ascension Friday
Fri 26th Georgia Georgia Independence Day
Fri 26th Poland Poland Mother's Day
Fri 26th Sweden Sweden The Friday after Ascension Day
Sat 27th Malaysia Malaysia Awal Ramadan
Sat 27th Brunei Brunei Ramadan
Sun 28th Armenia Armenia Day of the First Republic
Sun 28th Ethiopia Ethiopia Downfall of the Derg
Sun 28th China China Dragon Boat Festival
Sun 28th India India Maharana Pratap Jayanti
Sun 28th France France Mother's Day
Mon 29th Various Various Ascension Day
Mon 29th Nigeria Nigeria Democracy Day
Mon 29th China China Dragon Boat Festival
Mon 29th Taiwan Taiwan Dragon Boat Festival Holiday
Mon 29th Various Various Late May Bank Holiday
Mon 29th USA USA Memorial Day
Mon 29th Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands National Heroes Day
Mon 29th Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Republic Day
Mon 29th United Kingdom United Kingdom Spring Bank Holiday
Tue 30th Spain Spain Canary Islands
Tue 30th China China Dragon Boat Festival
Tue 30th Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Tue 30th Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Indian Arrival Day
Tue 30th Macau Macau Tuen Ng Festival
Wed 31st Spain Spain Castilla-La Mancha
Wed 31st Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Wed 31st Israel Israel Pentecost
Wed 31st Brunei Brunei Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day

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May

May was named for the Greek goddess Maia, who was identified with the Roman era goddess of fertility