Apr 2018

Public Holidays in May 2018

Jun 2018
USA Public Holidays  Diversity Month: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
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Estonia Estonia: Spring Day
Finland Finland: Vappu
India India (regional): Maharashtra Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday
Various Various: May Day
Various Various: Labor Day
Various Various: Labour Day
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Bangladesh Bangladesh: Shab e-Barat
Spain Spain (regional): Community Festival of Madrid
Various Various: May Day Holiday
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Japan Japan: Constitution Memorial Day
Poland Poland: Constitution Day
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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
Mexico Mexico (regional): Cinco de Mayo
Netherlands Netherlands: Liberation Day
South Korea South Korea: Children's Day
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Bulgaria Bulgaria: St Georges Day (Army Day)
Lithuania Lithuania: Mother's Day 
Various Various: Mother's Day
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Australia Australia (regional): Labour Day
Ireland Ireland: May Bank Holiday
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Defenders Day
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Early May Bank Holiday
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Czech Republic Czech Republic: Liberation Day Czech Republic
France France: V-E Day
Georgia Georgia: Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day Holiday
Slovakia Slovakia: Day of victory over fascism
Ukraine Ukraine: Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
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India India (regional): Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
Various Various: Victory Day
Various Various: Liberation Day
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Germany Germany: Father's Day
Mexico Mexico: Mother's Day
Various Various: Ascension Day
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Belgium Belgium: Ascension Friday
Denmark Denmark: Bank Holiday
Sweden Sweden: The Friday after Ascension Day
Thailand Thailand: Royal Ploughing Ceremony
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Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday
Israel Israel: Jerusalem Day
Romania Romania: Father's Day
Various Various: Mother's Day
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Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Colombia Colombia: Ascension Day
Malawi Malawi: Kamuzu Day
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Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Spain Spain (regional): Fiesta de San Isidro
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India India (regional): State Day
Various Various: Ramadan
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Cambodia Cambodia: Royal Plowing Ceremony
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Ramadan
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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Israel Israel: Pentecost
Various Various: Pentecost Sunday
Various Various: Whitsunday
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Belize Belize: Sovereign's Day/commonwealth Day
Canada Canada (regional): National Patriots' Day
Canada Canada (regional): Victoria Day
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands: Discovery Day
Chile Chile: Navy Day
Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day
Various Various: Whit Monday
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Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day (2nd Day)
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
Yemen Yemen: Unification Day
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Jamaica Jamaica: Labour Day
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Bulgaria Bulgaria: Culture and Literacy Day
Macedonia Macedonia: St. Cyril and St. Methodius
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Argentina Argentina: May Day Revolution
Bolivia Bolivia (regional): Public Holiday
Bulgaria Bulgaria: Bridge holiday
Ecuador Ecuador: Battle of Pichincha
Jordan Jordan: Independence Day
Lebanon Lebanon: Resistance and Liberation Day
Various Various: African Unity Day
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Georgia Georgia: Independence Day
India India (regional): Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam
Poland Poland: Mother's Day
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Nigeria Nigeria: Childrens Day
Various Various: Mother's Day
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Armenia Armenia: Day of the First Republic
Australia Australia (regional): Reconciliation Day
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Republic Day
Ethiopia Ethiopia: Downfall of the Derg
Isle of Man Isle of Man: Late May Bank 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: Orthodox Pentecost Monday
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Indonesia Indonesia: The Buddhas Birthday
Malaysia Malaysia: Wesak Day
Nigeria Nigeria: Democracy Day
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Adi-Poson Full Moon Poya
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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
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Harvest Festival
Spain Spain (regional): Castilla-La Mancha
Various Various: Corpus Christi
   


Public Holidays: May 2018

Day Date Country Holiday
Tue 1st Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday
Tue 1st Various Various Labor Day
Tue 1st Various Various Labour Day
Tue 1st India India Maharashtra Day
Tue 1st Various Various May Day
Tue 1st Estonia Estonia Spring Day
Tue 1st Finland Finland Vappu
Wed 2nd Spain Spain Community Festival of Madrid
Wed 2nd Various Various May Day Holiday
Wed 2nd Bangladesh Bangladesh Shab e-Barat
Thu 3rd Poland Poland Constitution Day
Thu 3rd Japan Japan Constitution Memorial Day
Fri 4th Latvia Latvia Declaration of Independence Day
Fri 4th Japan Japan Greenery Day
Fri 4th Netherlands Netherlands National Remembrance Day
Sat 5th South Korea South Korea Children's Day
Sat 5th Japan Japan Childrens Day
Sat 5th Mexico Mexico Cinco de Mayo
Sat 5th Netherlands Netherlands Liberation Day
Sat 5th Ethiopia Ethiopia Patriots' Victory Day
Sun 6th Various Various Mother's Day
Sun 6th Lithuania Lithuania Mother's Day 
Sun 6th Bulgaria Bulgaria St Georges Day (Army Day)
Mon 7th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Defenders Day
Mon 7th United Kingdom United Kingdom Early May Bank Holiday
Mon 7th Malaysia Malaysia Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
Mon 7th Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 7th Ireland Ireland May Bank Holiday
Tue 8th Ukraine Ukraine Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
Tue 8th Slovakia Slovakia Day of victory over fascism
Tue 8th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day
Tue 8th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day Holiday
Tue 8th Czech Republic Czech Republic Liberation Day Czech Republic
Tue 8th Georgia Georgia Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
Tue 8th France France V-E Day
Wed 9th India India Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
Wed 9th Various Various Liberation Day
Wed 9th Various Various Victory Day
Thu 10th Various Various Ascension Day
Thu 10th Germany Germany Father's Day
Thu 10th Mexico Mexico Mother's Day
Fri 11th Belgium Belgium Ascension Friday
Fri 11th Denmark Denmark Bank Holiday
Fri 11th Thailand Thailand Royal Ploughing Ceremony
Fri 11th Sweden Sweden The Friday after Ascension Day
Sun 13th Romania Romania Father's Day
Sun 13th Israel Israel Jerusalem Day
Sun 13th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday
Sun 13th Various Various Mother's Day
Mon 14th Colombia Colombia Ascension Day
Mon 14th Malawi Malawi Kamuzu Day
Mon 14th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Tue 15th Spain Spain Fiesta de San Isidro
Tue 15th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Wed 16th Various Various Ramadan
Wed 16th India India State Day
Thu 17th Malaysia Malaysia Birthday of the Raja of Perlis
Thu 17th Norway Norway Constitution Day
Thu 17th Spain Spain Galician Literature Day
Thu 17th Malaysia Malaysia Ramadan
Thu 17th Cambodia Cambodia Royal Plowing Ceremony
Fri 18th Uruguay Uruguay Battle of Las Piedras
Sat 19th Turkey Turkey Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
Sun 20th Israel Israel Pentecost
Sun 20th Various Various Pentecost Sunday
Sun 20th Various Various Whitsunday
Mon 21st Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Discovery Day
Mon 21st Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day
Mon 21st Canada Canada National Patriots' Day
Mon 21st Chile Chile Navy Day
Mon 21st Belize Belize Sovereign's Day/commonwealth Day
Mon 21st Canada Canada Victoria Day
Mon 21st Various Various Whit Monday
Tue 22nd Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day (2nd Day)
Tue 22nd Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Tue 22nd Yemen Yemen Unification Day
Wed 23rd Jamaica Jamaica Labour Day
Thu 24th Bulgaria Bulgaria Culture and Literacy Day
Thu 24th Macedonia Macedonia St. Cyril and St. Methodius
Fri 25th Various Various African Unity Day
Fri 25th Ecuador Ecuador Battle of Pichincha
Fri 25th Bulgaria Bulgaria Bridge holiday
Fri 25th Jordan Jordan Independence Day
Fri 25th Argentina Argentina May Day Revolution
Fri 25th Bolivia Bolivia Public Holiday
Fri 25th Lebanon Lebanon Resistance and Liberation Day
Sat 26th India India Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam
Sat 26th Georgia Georgia Independence Day
Sat 26th Poland Poland Mother's Day
Sun 27th Nigeria Nigeria Childrens Day
Sun 27th Various Various Mother's Day
Mon 28th Armenia Armenia Day of the First Republic
Mon 28th Ethiopia Ethiopia Downfall of the Derg
Mon 28th Isle of Man Isle of Man Late May Bank Holiday
Mon 28th USA USA Memorial Day
Mon 28th Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands National Heroes Day
Mon 28th Various Various Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Mon 28th Australia Australia Reconciliation Day
Mon 28th Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Republic Day
Mon 28th United Kingdom United Kingdom Spring Bank Holiday
Tue 29th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Adi-Poson Full Moon Poya
Tue 29th Nigeria Nigeria Democracy Day
Tue 29th Indonesia Indonesia The Buddhas Birthday
Tue 29th Malaysia Malaysia Wesak Day
Wed 30th Spain Spain Canary Islands
Wed 30th Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Wed 30th Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Indian Arrival Day
Thu 31st Spain Spain Castilla-La Mancha
Thu 31st Various Various Corpus Christi
Thu 31st Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Thu 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