Holidays <ul><li>Boxing Day ( 節禮日 ) </li></ul><ul><li>-- It is usually celebrated on the following day after Christmas Day, which is 26 December. Boxing day is a public holiday, typically a non-working day. It’s a day to open Christmas box to share the contents with the poor. Now, it is a good day for shopping. (Boxing Week) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Cinco de Mayo </li></ul><ul><li>-- It is a holiday held on May 5 that commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. It is not Mexico’s Independence Day. </li></ul>
<ul><li>3. Deepavail ( Diwali) ( 排燈節 ; 光明節 ) </li></ul><ul><li>It is also popularly known as the Festival of Lights. It is an important 5-day festival in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism, occurring between mid-October and mid-November. It is an official holiday in India. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Golden Week </li></ul><ul><li>The Golden Week is a collection of four national holidays within seven days. In combination with well placed weekends, the Golden Week becomes one of Japan's three busiest holiday seasons, besides New Year and the Obon Week. (4/29-5/5) </li></ul><ul><li>5. Mardi Gras ( 馬蒂‧格拉斯 ) - February </li></ul><ul><li>It is a Carnival celebration well-known throughout the world. </li></ul>
<ul><li>6. Purim ( 普陵節 ) </li></ul><ul><li>It is a festival that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people living throughout the ancient Persian Empire from a plot by Haman the Agagite to annihilate them, as recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Ramadan ( 齋戒月 ) </li></ul><ul><li>It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is the Islamic month of fasting, in which participating Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, that is in excess or ill-natured; from dawn until sunset. </li></ul>
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