Ganesha Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesh
The Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah is generally known as the New Year' s Day of the Jewish calendar
The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana
Yom Kippur is the Jewish day of repentance, considered to be the holiest and most solemn day of the year
Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God
Sukkot is also known as Succoth, Sukkos, Feast of Booths or Feast of Tabernacles
Marks the end of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle.
Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness
Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.
Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs
Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.
Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Mourning of Muharram.
It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life
Observed for eight days in honour of the historic victory of the Maccabbees against religious oppression
The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality) took place 25 December 1 BC
The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.
Celebrated by the Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Muslim calendar
A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men
A harvest and thanksgiving festival marking the start of spring, the end of the traditional farming season
According to Hindu mythology, Shivaratri symbolizes the wedding day of Lord Shiva.