Holidays Calendar for July 5, 2016


Saints Cyril and Methodius Day in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Saints Cyril and Methodius Day is celebrated as a public holiday in the Czech Republic and Slovakia because they are considered co-patron saints of these countries. The commemoration is held on July 5.

Constitution Day in Armenia

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Armenia celebrated on July 5. It commemorates the adoption of the first Constitution of Armenia in 1995.

Unity Day in Zambia

Unity Day is a public holiday in Zambia. It is celebrated on the Tuesday following Heroes’ Day, which is usually (but not necessarily) the first Tuesday in July.

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Independence Day in Algeria

Independence Day of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria is celebrated on July 5. It commemorates the independence of Algeria from France in 1962.

Independence Day in Cape Verde

July 5 is Independence Day in Cape Verde. This public holiday commemorates the independence of Cape Verde from Portugal in 1975.

Tynwald Day in the Isle of Man

The national day of the Isle of Man isTynwald Day. It is typically observed on July 5, but when this day falls on a weekend, it is moved to the following Monday. Tynwald is the legislature of the Isle of Man.

Independence Day in Venezuela

Venezuela celebrates itsIndependence Day on July 5. On that day the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence was adopted by a congress of Venezuelan provinces. Venezuela was the first independent state in South America.

Carnival in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

An annual carnival is the most popular event in the countries of the Caribbean. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines makes no exception of the rule, that is why an annual festival is organized on the island. Carnival Monday and Tuesday are organized in the end of June – the beginning of July.

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National Festival of Tree Planting (Van Mahotsav) in India

Millions of trees are annually planted across India during the National Festival of Trees Planting (Van Mahotsav) in India. The festival lasts for one week and it corresponds to the well-known tradition of Arbor Day in other countries.

National Apple Turnover Day

Apple turnovers are a type of pastry made with a puff pastry or shortcrust pastry dough and apple filling. They are usually served for breakfast or as a dessert. There even isNational Apple Turnover Day celebrated on July 5.

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