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    May 2 | Orthodox Easter Monday

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    May 5 | Ascension Day

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    May 9 | Victory Day

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    May 16 | Whitmonday

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    May 26 | Corpus Christi

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Apr 2016

Public Holidays in May 2016

Jun 2016
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1
Estonia Estonia: Spring Day
India India (regional): Maharashtra Day
Various Various: Orthodox Easter Sunday
Various Various: May Day
Various Various: Mother's Day
2
Australia Australia (regional): Labour Day
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina (regional): Orthodox Easter Monday 
Ireland Ireland: May Bank Holiday
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday (observed)
Spain Spain (regional): Community Festival of Madrid
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Early May Bank Holiday
Various Various: May Day Holiday
Various Various: Orthodox Easter Monday
Various Various (regional): Labour Day Holiday
Vietnam Vietnam: Reunification Day Holiday
3
Japan Japan: Constitution Memorial Day
Poland Poland: Constitution Day
Various Various: Orthodox Easter Tuesday
Various Various: May Day Holiday
4
Japan Japan: Greenery Day
Latvia Latvia: Declaration of Independence Day
Netherlands Netherlands: National Remembrance Day
5
Ethiopia Ethiopia: Patriots' Victory Day
Germany Germany: Fathers Day
Japan Japan: Childrens Day
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Isra and Miraj
Mexico Mexico (regional): Cinco de Mayo
South Korea South Korea: Children's Day
Thailand Thailand: Coronation Day
Various Various: Ascension Day
Various Various: Israa & Miaraj Night
6
Belgium Belgium: Ascension Friday
Bulgaria Bulgaria: St Georges Day (Army Day)
South Korea South Korea: Childrens Day Holiday
Sweden Sweden: The Friday after Ascension Day
Thailand Thailand: Public Holiday
7
Bangladesh Bangladesh: Public Holiday
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
8
Czech Republic Czech Republic: Liberation Day Czech Republic
France France: V-E Day
India India (regional): Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
India India (regional): Parashurama Jayanti
Romania Romania: Fathers Day
Slovakia Slovakia: Day of victory over fascism
Ukraine Ukraine: Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
Various Various: Mother's Day
9
Colombia Colombia: Ascension Day
India India (regional): Parashurama Jayanti
India India (regional): Basava Jayanthi
Philippines Philippines: Public Holiday
Thailand Thailand: Royal Ploughing Ceremony
Various Various: Victory Day
Various Various: Day of Victory over Fascism
10
Belarus Belarus: Commemoration Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Defenders Day (observed)
11
12
Georgia Georgia: Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
Israel Israel: Independence Day
13
Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday
Venezuela Venezuela: Public Holiday
14
Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day Holiday
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
15
Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day
Spain Spain (regional): Fiesta de San Isidro
Various Various: Pentecost Sunday
16
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands: Discovery Day
India India (regional): State Day
India India (regional): Public Holiday
Various Various: Whitmonday
17
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Norway Norway: Constitution Day
Spain Spain (regional): Galician Literature Day
18
Uruguay Uruguay: Battle of Las Piedras
19
Turkey Turkey: Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
20
Cambodia Cambodia: Visak Bochea Day
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
Venezuela Venezuela: Public Holiday
21
Chile Chile: Navy Day
India India (regional): Buddha Purnima
Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day
Myanmar Myanmar: Full Moon Day of Kasong
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
22
Indonesia Indonesia: The Buddhas Birthday
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday
Yemen Yemen: Unification Day
23
Bangladesh Bangladesh: Shab e-Barat
Bulgaria Bulgaria: Bridge holiday
Canada Canada (regional): Victoria Day
Canada Canada (regional): National Patriots Day
Jamaica Jamaica: Labour Day
Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day (2nd Day)
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Special Bank Holiday
24
Bulgaria Bulgaria: Culture and Literacy Day
Cambodia Cambodia: Royal Plowing Ceremony
Ecuador Ecuador: Anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha
Macedonia Macedonia: St. Cyril and St. Methodius
25
Argentina Argentina: May Day Revolution
India India (regional): Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam
Jordan Jordan: Independence Day
Lebanon Lebanon: Resistance and Liberation Day
Various Various: Africa Day
26
Georgia Georgia: Independence Day
Poland Poland: Mother's Day
Various Various: Corpus Christi
27
Nigeria Nigeria: Childrens Day
Venezuela Venezuela: Public Holiday
28
Ethiopia Ethiopia: Downfall of the Derg
29
France France: Mother's Day
Nigeria Nigeria: Democracy Day
30
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Republic Day
Colombia Colombia: Corpus Christi
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Harvest Festival
Spain Spain (regional): Canary Islands
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Indian Arrival Day
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands: National Heroes Day
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Spring Bank Holiday
USA USA: Memorial Day
31
Brunei Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Harvest Festival
Spain Spain (regional): Castilla-La Mancha

Holidays in May 2016

Day Date Country Holiday
Sun 1st India India Maharashtra Day
Sun 1st Various Various May Day
Sun 1st Various Various Mother's Day
Sun 1st Various Various Orthodox Easter Sunday
Sun 1st Estonia Estonia Spring Day
Mon 2nd Spain Spain Community Festival of Madrid
Mon 2nd United Kingdom United Kingdom Early May Bank Holiday
Mon 2nd Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday (observed)
Mon 2nd Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 2nd Various Various Labour Day Holiday
Mon 2nd Ireland Ireland May Bank Holiday
Mon 2nd Various Various May Day Holiday
Mon 2nd Various Various Orthodox Easter Monday
Mon 2nd Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Orthodox Easter Monday 
Mon 2nd Vietnam Vietnam Reunification Day Holiday
Tue 3rd Poland Poland Constitution Day
Tue 3rd Japan Japan Constitution Memorial Day
Tue 3rd Various Various May Day Holiday
Tue 3rd Various Various Orthodox Easter Tuesday
Wed 4th Latvia Latvia Declaration of Independence Day
Wed 4th Japan Japan Greenery Day
Wed 4th Netherlands Netherlands National Remembrance Day
Thu 5th Various Various Ascension Day
Thu 5th South Korea South Korea Children's Day
Thu 5th Japan Japan Childrens Day
Thu 5th Mexico Mexico Cinco de Mayo
Thu 5th Thailand Thailand Coronation Day
Thu 5th Germany Germany Fathers Day
Thu 5th Malaysia Malaysia Isra and Miraj
Thu 5th Various Various Israa & Miaraj Night
Thu 5th Ethiopia Ethiopia Patriots' Victory Day
Fri 6th Belgium Belgium Ascension Friday
Fri 6th South Korea South Korea Childrens Day Holiday
Fri 6th Thailand Thailand Public Holiday
Fri 6th Bulgaria Bulgaria St Georges Day (Army Day)
Fri 6th Sweden Sweden The Friday after Ascension Day
Sat 7th Malaysia Malaysia Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
Sat 7th Bangladesh Bangladesh Public Holiday
Sun 8th India India Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
Sun 8th Ukraine Ukraine Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
Sun 8th Slovakia Slovakia Day of victory over fascism
Sun 8th Romania Romania Fathers Day
Sun 8th Czech Republic Czech Republic Liberation Day Czech Republic
Sun 8th Various Various Mother's Day
Sun 8th India India Parashurama Jayanti
Sun 8th France France V-E Day
Mon 9th Colombia Colombia Ascension Day
Mon 9th India India Basava Jayanthi
Mon 9th Various Various Day of Victory over Fascism
Mon 9th India India Parashurama Jayanti
Mon 9th Philippines Philippines Public Holiday
Mon 9th Thailand Thailand Royal Ploughing Ceremony
Mon 9th Various Various Victory Day
Tue 10th Belarus Belarus Commemoration Day
Tue 10th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Defenders Day (observed)
Thu 12th Israel Israel Independence Day
Thu 12th Georgia Georgia Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
Fri 13th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday
Fri 13th Venezuela Venezuela Public Holiday
Sat 14th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day Holiday
Sat 14th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Sat 14th Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Sun 15th Spain Spain Fiesta de San Isidro
Sun 15th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day
Sun 15th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Sun 15th Various Various Pentecost Sunday
Mon 16th Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Discovery Day
Mon 16th India India Public Holiday
Mon 16th India India State Day
Mon 16th Various Various Whitmonday
Tue 17th Malaysia Malaysia Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Tue 17th Norway Norway Constitution Day
Tue 17th Spain Spain Galician Literature Day
Wed 18th Uruguay Uruguay Battle of Las Piedras
Thu 19th Turkey Turkey Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
Fri 20th Venezuela Venezuela Public Holiday
Fri 20th Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Fri 20th Cambodia Cambodia Visak Bochea Day
Sat 21st India India Buddha Purnima
Sat 21st Myanmar Myanmar Full Moon Day of Kasong
Sat 21st Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day
Sat 21st Chile Chile Navy Day
Sat 21st Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Sun 22nd Indonesia Indonesia The Buddhas Birthday
Sun 22nd Yemen Yemen Unification Day
Sun 22nd Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday
Mon 23rd Bulgaria Bulgaria Bridge holiday
Mon 23rd Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day (2nd Day)
Mon 23rd Jamaica Jamaica Labour Day
Mon 23rd Canada Canada National Patriots Day
Mon 23rd Bangladesh Bangladesh Shab e-Barat
Mon 23rd Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Special Bank Holiday
Mon 23rd Canada Canada Victoria Day
Tue 24th Ecuador Ecuador Anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha
Tue 24th Bulgaria Bulgaria Culture and Literacy Day
Tue 24th Cambodia Cambodia Royal Plowing Ceremony
Tue 24th Macedonia Macedonia St. Cyril and St. Methodius
Wed 25th Various Various Africa Day
Wed 25th India India Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam
Wed 25th Jordan Jordan Independence Day
Wed 25th Argentina Argentina May Day Revolution
Wed 25th Lebanon Lebanon Resistance and Liberation Day
Thu 26th Various Various Corpus Christi
Thu 26th Georgia Georgia Independence Day
Thu 26th Poland Poland Mother's Day
Fri 27th Nigeria Nigeria Childrens Day
Fri 27th Venezuela Venezuela Public Holiday
Sat 28th Ethiopia Ethiopia Downfall of the Derg
Sun 29th Nigeria Nigeria Democracy Day
Sun 29th France France Mother's Day
Mon 30th Spain Spain Canary Islands
Mon 30th Colombia Colombia Corpus Christi
Mon 30th Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Mon 30th Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Indian Arrival Day
Mon 30th USA USA Memorial Day
Mon 30th Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands National Heroes Day
Mon 30th Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Republic Day
Mon 30th United Kingdom United Kingdom Spring Bank Holiday
Tue 31st Spain Spain Castilla-La Mancha
Tue 31st Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Tue 31st Brunei Brunei Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day