The vibrancy of our world culture is perhaps best expressed through the variety of holidays celebrated across the globe.
To help maximize your opportunities for global and international engagement, we’ve highlighted below the upcoming holiday observances around the world. Please keep these dates in mind as you prepare your global communications.
An asterisk(*) denotes a non-official public holiday.
|Date||Country||Name of Holiday|
|May 12||Italy||Wedding with the Sea|
|May 13||Canada||Mother's Day*|
|May 13||Samoa||Mother's Day*|
|May 13||Colombia||Ascension Thursday|
|May 14||Cambodia||King's Birthday|
|May 14||Liberia||Unification & Integration Day|
|May 15||Croatia||Bleiburg and Way of the Cross Victims Day|
|May 15||Paraguay||Independence Day|
|May 15||Paraguay||Mother's Day|
|May 15||Spain||San Isidro|
|May 17||Hong Kong||Buddha's Birthday|
|May 17||Macao||Buddha's Birthday|
|May 17||Taiwan||Buddha's Birthday|
|May 17||Congo||Liberation Day|
|May 17||Norway||Constitution Day|
|May 17||Spain||Galicia National Day|
|May 18||Haiti||Flag and University Day|
|May 18||Turkmenistan||Constitution Day, or Revival and Unity Day|
|May 18||Uruguay||Battle of Las Piedras Day|
|May 18||Malta||Gherardo Mecatti da Villamagna (Knights of Malta)|