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Mar 1, 2022

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Independence Day

Brazil: Carnival

Christianity: Ash Wednesday (Beginning of Lent)

Christianity: Shrove Tuesday

France: Carnaval de Nice

Guyana: Phagwah

Hinduism: Maha Shivaratri — fasts and prayers among Shiva devotees; largest festivals are in Girnar, Gujarat (India) and Kathmandu (Nepal). Observed as a public holiday in Nepal and various Indian states.

Italy: Venice Carnival

Panama: Carnival

Paraguay: Hero’s Day (Public holiday)

Somalia: Isra and Mi’raj

South Korea: Independence Day (Public holiday)

Switzerland: Republic Day (celebrated in the canton of Neuchâtel only)

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