Holidays Around the World

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National Day Celebrated in Oman

National Day is a public holiday in Oman.

National Holiday: November 18

National Day is a public holiday in Oman.

The celebration of Oman’s National Day takes place every year on November 18 as a celebration of independence from the Portuguese in 1650. National Day coincides with Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s birthday, which occurs November 19, adding additional significance to the day.

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Pakistan Remembers Allama Iqbal

Iqbal Day in Pakistan is a public holiday.

Iqbal Day: November 9

Iqbal Day is a public holiday in Pakistan.

Iqbal Day is a holiday that is celebrated in Pakistan as a day to commemorate a scholar who had a great impact on the Islamic culture and education system for the entire country.

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Nepal Celebrates Its Constitution

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Nepal.

Nepal Constitution Day: November 9

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Nepal.

Constitution Day is a holiday that is celebrated in Nepal as a day of remembrance, pride, joy, and strength for the Nepali culture.

History of Nepal Constitution Day

Nepal is a country in South Asia and is the world’s youngest republic. It is the 93rd largest country and the 41st most populated country. The country has many different groups, religions, and cultures and is also known for its many languages. Language groups such as the Indo-Aryan, Tibeto-Burman, and Mongolians still exist today, but Nepali has been labeled as the country’s national language.
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Diwali: Festival of LIghts

Diwali and Deepavali is a public holiday in many Far East Countries.

Deepavali and Diwali: November 13

Deepavali and Diwali is a public holiday in many Far Eastern countries.

Diwali is the festival of lights. It means, “An Array of lamps”.

Of all the festivals celebrated in India, Diwali is the most glamorous one. On the 13th day of the dark fortnight of the month of Ashwin (October / November), after 20 days of Dusshera, this festival of lights, is usually celebrated. Though there are many stories behind the origin of Diwali, all of them share a common essence of, Victory of Good over evil.

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Afghanistan celebrates Independence Day

Independence Day is celebrated in Afghanistan on August 19.

Afghanistan Independence Day Date: August 19

Independence Day is celebrated in Afghanistan today.

Afghanistan’s Independence Day was declared on August 19, 1919. Afghanistan is a country surrounded by land on all sides and no sea shores. Geographically, it is located in Central Asia or Middle East. Iran borders in the south and west and Pakistan is located to the south and east. Afghanistan was considered to be an independent country on August 19, 1919. Since then, the citizens of the nation celebrate it as Independence Day. It should be remembered that inspite of the invasions of the English colonials in this region, they never got control over the administration.

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