Holidays Calendar for July 8, 2016


The First Sermon of Lord Buddha in Bhutan

The First Sermon of Lord Buddha is a public holiday in Bhutan. This holiday falls on the fourth day of the sixth month of the Lunar calendar. Thousands of Buddhists visit sacred places to pray to Buddha and be blessed by him.

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Sunniva Feast Day

July 8 is Sunniva Feast Day in Norway. Saint Sunniva is a patroness saint of Diocese of Bjørgvin, one of the dioceses, that make up the Church of Norway, as well as all of Western Norway.

Family, Love and Faith Day in Russia

Family, Love and Faith Day is a relatively new Russian celebration, that is dedicated to family and its values. The holiday was established in 2008 and it’s annually observed on July 8.

Family Day in Ukraine

July 8 is Family Day in Ukraine. This holiday was established by President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych in 2011.

National Milk Chocolate with Almonds Day

There are several informal holidays that pay homage to chocolate,National Milk Chocolate with Almonds Day is one of them. It is celebrated every year on July 8.

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