Upcoming Religious Holidays

Maundy Thursday
Apr 02: Maundy Thursday

Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday
Apr 03: Good Friday

Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Apr 04: Pesach

Passover (Pesach), is an 8 day Jewish holiday that remembers the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

Easter Sunday
Apr 05: Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Easter Monday
Apr 06: Easter Monday

Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of J...

General Prayer Day
May 01: General Prayer Day

STORE BEDEDAG (Great Prayer Day) is basically a collection of minor Christian holy days consolidated i...

The Buddhas Birthday
May 03: The Buddhas Birthday

Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

Ascension Day
May 14: Ascension Day

Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Israa & Miaraj Night
May 16: Israa & Miaraj Night

Isra and Mi'raj marks the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and ascent into h...

May 24: Pentecost

Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter

May 24: Pentecost

Shavuot is one of the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. Also known as the Feast of Weeks

The Buddhas Birthday
May 25: The Buddhas Birthday

Lantern parades are held for Buddhas Birthday which is celebrated in late April or early May

May 25: Whitmonday

Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Corpus Christi
Jun 04: Corpus Christi

The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

Awal Ramadan
Jun 18: Awal Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims fast.

St. John' s Day
Jun 24: St. John' s Day

The feast day of St John the Baptist marking Midsummer who by tradition was born six months before Jesus

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Jun 29: Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Jul 17: Eid-ul-Fitr

The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Asahna Bucha Day
Jul 30: Asahna Bucha Day

Marks the day when the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in India over 2500 years ago

Assumption Day
Aug 15: Assumption Day

The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ