Holidays Calendar for May 29, 2016

Turkmen Carpet Day in Turkmenistan

The last Sunday in May is Turkmen Carpet Day in Turkmenistan. This national holiday was established in 1992.

Democracy Day in Nigeria

Democracy Day is a public holiday in the Federal Republic of Nigeria celebrated on May 29. It commemorates the restoration of democracy in the country in 1999 after more than a decade of military rule.

Feast of the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin

Sixty-four days after Easter, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrates the feast of the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin. The Etchmiadzin Cathedral was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia. It is located in the city of Vagharshapat.

World Digestive Health Day

World Digestive Health Day is a worldwide public health campaign held on May 29. The event is coordinated by the World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO). Each year, the awareness campaign focuses on a particular digestive health issue.

Chemical Industry Workers' Day

Workers of the chemical and petroleum industry in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan annually observe their professional holiday on the last Sunday in May. This is Chemical Industry Workers’ Day.

Armed Forces Day in Kyrgyzstan

Armed Forces Day in Kyrgyzstan is celebrated annually on May 29, marking the anniversary of the creation of the Kyrgyz Armed Forces in 1992.

Day of Internal Affairs Officers in Turkmenistan

Day of Internal Affairs Officers is an official professional holiday in Turkmenistan observed on May 29 each year.

Argentine Army Day

Argentine Army Day is celebrated on May 29. The holiday commemorates the official foundation of the Argentine Army in 1810, four days after the overthrow of the Spanish colonial administration in the city of Buenos Aires.

National Arbor Day in Venezuela

Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated to planting and taking care of trees. It is observed in many countries, the date of the holiday varies from country to country. For example,National Arbor Day in Venezuela is celebrated on the last Sunday in May.

Conquest of Istanbul Day

Conquest of Istanbul Day is a local celebration held in the largest city in Turkey on May 29. It commemorates the fall of Constantinople that occurred on May 29, 1453.

National Coq Au Vin Day

May 29 is National Coq Au Vin Day. This is one of the first dishes people learn to cook, when they approach French cuisine repertoire.

Oak Apple Day in the UK

Oak Apple Day, also known as Royal Oak Day, used to be a public holiday in England. It commemorated the restoration of the English monarchy. Although it is not an official holiday anymore, it is still informally celebrated in some areas.

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is an annual observance held on May 29. It was established by UN General Assembly in December 2002.

Mother's Day

The last Sunday in May is Mother’s Day in France (and its former colonies) and Sweden.

Children's day in Hungary

It’s believed, that celebration of Children’s Day in Hungary takes roots in Turkey, where adults honored all children on a special day. Whether it’s so or not, Children’s Day is celebrated in Hungary on the last Sunday in May.


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