International Calendar Holidays 2022, Observance and Event Days (2023)

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International Calendar Holidays 2022, Observance and Event Days, Important Calendar Days and special days of the Year 2022,

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(Video) 2022 Calendar With Holidays, Festivals, Events from January to December

January Important Calendar Holidays

January 1 – Global Family Day, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day
January 6 – World War Orphans Day
January 9 – NRI Day or Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas
January 10 – World Laughter Day
January 11 – Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
January 12 – National Youth Day or Birthday of Swami Vivekananda
January 15 – National Army Day
January 23 – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s Birth Anniversary
January 24 – National Girl Child Day of India
January 25 – National Tourism Day, National Voters Day
January 26 – Republic Day of India, International Customs duty day
January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day
January 28 – Data Protection Day, Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
January 30 – National Martyr’s Day or Sarvodaya Day, World Leprosy Eradication Day

February Important Calendar Holidays

February 2 – World Wetlands Day
February 4 – World Cancer Day, National Day of Srilanka, Facebook day
2nd Sunday of February – World Marriage Day
February 6 – International Day against Female Genital Mutilation
February 11 – World Day of the Sick
February 12 – Darwin Day
February 13 – World Radio Day, National women’s day or Sarojini Naydu’s Birthday
February 14 – Valentine’s Day
February 20 – World Day of Social Justice
February 21 – International Mother Language Day
February 22 – World Scout Day, World Thinking day
February 23 – World Peace and Understanding Day
February 24 – Central Excise Day
February 28 – National Science Day

March Important Calendar Holidays

March 3 – National Defence Day
March 4 – National Safety Day, World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation, National Security Day
March 8 – International Women’s Day
March 13 – World Rotaract Day
March 14 – World Pie day
2nd Monday of March – Commonwealth Day
2nd Thursday of March – World Kidney Day
March 15 – World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day, World Contact Day
March 16 – National Vaccination Day
March 18 – National Ordinance Factories Day
March 20 – International Day of Happiness, World sparrow day
March 21 – World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, World Poetry Day, World Down Syndrome Day
3rd Friday of March – World Sleep Day
March 22 – World Water Day
March 23 – World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day(Youm-e-Pakistan)
March 24 – World TB Day, International Day for Achievers
March 25 – International Day of Remembrance for Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade
March 26 – World Purple day(epilepsy awareness day)
March 27 – World Drama Day or World Theater Day

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April Important Calendar Holidays

April 1 – Orissa Day, April fool’s day
April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
April 4 – International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
April 5 – National Maritime Day
April 7 – World Health Day
April 8 – World Romani Day
April 12 – World Aviation & Cosmonauts Day
April 13 – Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day
April 14 – B.R.Ambedkar Remembrance Day
April 15 – World day of Silence, Day of Dialogue
April 17 – World Haemophilia Day
April 18 – World Heritage Day
April 21 – World Creativity and Innovation Day, National Secretaries day, National Civil Services Day
April 22 – World Earth Day
April 23 – World Book and Copyright Day, World English Language Day
April 24 – World Lab Animals Day
April 25 – World Malaria Day, Italy Liberation Day
April 26 – World Intellectual Property Day
April 28 – International Worker’s Memorial Day, World Day for Safety and Health at work
April 29 – World Dance Day
April 30 – International Jazz Day

May Important Calendar Holidays

May 01 – World Labour Day or May Day or Workers Day, Maharashtra Day
May 02 – World Tuna Day
May 03 – Press Freedom Day(Intl.), International Sun Day, World Asthma Day, International Energy Day
May 04 – Coal Miners Day(Intl.), International Firefighters’ Day
1st Sunday of May – World Laughter Day
May 05 – World Athletics Day, World Midwives Day
May 06 – World No Diet Day
May 08 – World Red Cross Day or Red Crescent Day, Remembrance and Reconciliation for Lost Lives of Second World War
May 09 – World Thalassaemia Day
2nd Sunday of May – World Mother’s Day
May 10 – International Migratory Bird Day
May 11 – National technology day
May 12 – International Nurses Day
May 13 – International Criminal Court Day
May 15 – International Day of the Families
May 17 – World Tele-communication and Information Society Day, Wold AIDS Vaccination day, World Hypertension Day, International day against Homophobia and Transphobia
May 18 – World Museum Day
May 20 – World Meteorology Day
May 21 – National Anti Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development
May 22 – International Day for Biological Diversity
May 24 – Commonwealth Day
May 25 – World Missing Children’s day
May 29 – International Day of Peacekeepers
May 31 – World Anti Tobacco Day

June Important Calendar Holidays

June 1 – Global Day of Parents
June 4 – World Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5 – World Environment Day
June 8 – World Brain Tumor Day, World Oceans Day
June 12 – World Day Against Child Labor
June 14 – World Blood Donor Day
June 15 – World elder abuse awareness day
3rd Sunday of June – World Father’s Day
June 16 – International Integration Day
June 18 – International Picnic Day
June 20 – World Refugee Day
June 21 – World Music Day
June 23 – International Olympic Day, United Nations Public Service Day, International Widows Day
June 26 – International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking, International Day in Support of Victims of torture

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July Important Calendar Holidays

July 1 – International Joke Day, world Doctor’s Day
July 2 – World Sports Journalists Day, World UFO day
1st Saturday of July – International Day of Cooperatives
July 04 – America Independence Day
July 06 – World Zoonoses Day
July 07 – World Chocolate Day
July 11 – World Population Day
July 12 – International Malala Day
July 18 – International Nelson Mandela Day
July 26 – Kargil Vijay Diwas or Kargil Memorial Day or Kargil Victory Day
July 28 – World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day
July 29 – International Tiger Day
July 30 – International Day of Friendship

August Important Calendar Holidays

First Sunday in August – National Friendship Day
August 6 – Hiroshima Day, Anti Nuclear Day
August 8 – World Senior Citizen Day
August 9 – Nagasaki Day, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Quit India Day
August 12 – International Youth Day
August 13 – International Left-Handers Day
August 14 – Pakistan’s Independence Day
August 15 – India’s Independence Day, International Mourning Day
August 19 – World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day
August 20 – National Sadbhavna Divas or Birthday of Rajiv Gandhi, World Mosquito Day, Indian Akshay Urja Diwas or day
August 21 – National Senior Citizen Day
August 23 – International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
August 29 – National Sports Day or Dhyanchand’s Birthday
August 30 – International Day of the victims of enforced Disappearances

September Important Calendar Holidays

September 2 – World Coconut Day
September 5 – National Teacher’s Day or Dr. Radhakrishanan’s Birth Day, Sanskrit Day
September 7 – World Forgiveness Day
September 8 – World Literacy Day
September 10 – World Anti-Suicide Day
September 14 – Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day, World First Aid Day
September 15 – International Day of Democracy, International Engineer’s Day
September 16 – World Ozone Day
September 20 – RPF Foundation day
September 21 – World Peace Day or International Day for Peace and Non-violence (UN), World Alzheimer’s Day
September 22 – World Cancer Free Day or Rose Day
September 23 – International Day of the Deaf
September 26 – World Contraception Day, European day of languages
September 27 – World Tourism Day
September 28 – World Rabies Day
September 29 – World Heart Day

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October Important Calendar Holidays

1st Monday of October – World Habitat Day
October 1 – World Vegetarian Day, International Day of the older/Elderly
October 2 – Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence
October 3 – World Nature Day
October 4 – World Animal Day
October 5 – World Teacher’s Day
October 6 – World Wildlife Day
October 8 – Indian Air Force Day
October 9 – World Postal or Post-office Day
October 10 – World Mental Health Day, National Post-office Day
October 11 – International Day of the Girl Child
2nd Thursday of October – World Sight Day
October 12 – World Arthritis Day
October 13 – International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
October 14 – World Standards Day
October 15 – Global Hand Washing Day, International Day of Rural Women, World White Cane Safety Day
October 16 – World Food Day
October 17 – International Poverty Day for its Eradication
October 20 – World Osteoporosis Day, World Statistics Day, National Solidarity day
October 24 – UN Day, World Development Information Day, World Polio Day
October 27 – World Day for Audio Visual Heritage
October 28 – International Animation Day
October 31 – World Savings Day or wold Thrift day, Halloween Day

November Important Calendar Holidays

November 1 – World Vegan Day
November 6 – International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
November 7 – Infant Protection Day, World Cancer Awareness Day
November 8 – World Radiology Day
November 9 – World Legal Service Day
November 10 – World Science day for Peace and Development, Public Transport Day
November 11 – National Education Day
November 12 – World Pneumonia Day, Public Service Broadcasting Day
November 13 – World Kindness Day
November 14 – Children’s Day(India), World Diabetes Day
November 16 – International Day for Endurance or Tolerance
November 17 – International Students Day, Gurunanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary, National epilepsy day
November 19 – World Toilet Day, International Men’s Day, National Integration Day
November 20 – Universal Children’s Day
3rd Sunday of November – World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
3rd Thursday of November – World Philosophy Day
November 21 – World Fisheries Day, World Hello Day, World Television Day
November 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, World Non-Veg day
November 26 – National Law Day or National constitution Day
November 30 – National Flag Day

December Important Calendar Holidays

December 1 – World AIDS Day
December 2 – World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 3 – International Day of People with Disability or World Disability Day
December 4 – Indian Navy Day
December 5 – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
December 7 – International Civil Aviation Day, Indian Armed Force Flag Day
December 9 – The International Anti-Corruption Day
December 10 – World Human Rights Day, International Children’s Day of Broadcasting
December 11 – International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day
December 14 – National Energy Conservation Day(India)
December 16 – Vijay Diwas
December 18 – International Migrants Day, National Minority Rights Day
December 19 – Goa’s Liberation Day
December 20 – International Human Solidarity Day
December 23 – National Farmer’s Day or Kisan Diwas
December 25 – Christmas Day

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How can I maximize my 2022 holidays? ›

In 2022, Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, and Boxing Day is on a Monday. This means Tuesday 27 December becomes the Christmas Day bank holiday. New Year's Day is also on a Sunday this year, so Monday 2 January is a bank holiday. Book the Wednesday to Friday after Christmas off work and you'll get ten days of leave!

Which country has the most holidays 2022? ›

Turkey has the most federal holidays of any country in the world. There are 16 federal holidays in Turkey every year. There are several other countries that have a double-digit number of holidays. For example, the Netherlands has 11 federal holidays every year.

How many national holidays are there in 2022? ›

The United States celebrates eleven public holidays during the year to recognize important events and people that shaped our nation's history. MLK Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving... there are eleven federal holidays in the United States, we took a look at when each will fall in 2022.

What celebrations are coming up 2022? ›

Cultural & World Events Calendar 2022
  • March 1st: St Davids Day (Wales) ...
  • March 1st: Shrove Tuesday (England) ...
  • March 3rd: Hinamatsuri (Japan) ...
  • March 8th: International Women's Day. ...
  • March 18th: Holi Festival (Hinduism) ...
  • March 17th: St Patrick's Day. ...
  • March 19th: Father's Day (Spain, Italy & Portugal) ...
  • March 27th: Mother's Day (UK)
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How do you use holidays effectively? ›

7 Tips to Stay Productive through the Holiday Season
  1. Stick to your daily routines as much as possible. ...
  2. Set a distinct focus and clear goals for the month. ...
  3. Choose the holiday traditions you love; skip the rest. ...
  4. Have an alternative ready for invitations. ...
  5. Take care of yourself. ...
  6. Leave yourself clear directions.
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How do I get the most out of my annual leave? ›

What is the best way to maximise annual leave? The key to maximising your annual leave throughout the year is to fly out on the Saturday before a bank holiday falls, and then home again on the following Sunday. This will mean at the very least, you will exchange 4 days of annual leave for a 9-day break.

Which country has the least holiday? ›

The 10 countries with the fewest public holidays
  1. Switzerland. Number of public holidays: 7-15 depending on the canton. ...
  2. Mexico. Number of public holidays: 8. ...
  3. Ecuador. Number of public holidays: 8-9 depending on the city. ...
  4. United Kingdom. ...
  5. Canada. ...
  6. Brazil. ...
  7. Taiwan. ...
  8. Belgium.
28 Jul 2022

How many holidays are there in total? ›

As of June 2021, there are eleven annual federal holidays in the United States, and one additional quadrennial holiday (Inauguration Day).

Which religion has the most holidays? ›

Hinduism and Catholicism. If you don't take the spiritual or practical significance of holidays into account, Hindus and Roman Catholics are tied for the most, because pretty much every day of the year has some special significance in the religious calendar of each.

How do you maximize annual leave 2022 in South Africa? ›

One can maximise their time off by taking key days to create longer weekends. An example, by taking the 17th of June 2022 off, you would get a 4-day weekend. The same can be on for August by taking the 8th off; you again get a 4-day weekend.

How can I get the most of 2023 holidays? ›

WORKERS can enjoy 47 days of holiday in 2023 by taking just 19 days of annual leave by making the most of Bank Holidays. Next year there are eight Bank Holidays, giving millions a well-earned break.
End of May/early June
  1. Tuesday, May 30.
  2. Wednesday, May 31.
  3. Thursday, June 1.
  4. Friday, June 2.
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