The festivals are commemorated around the world for various reasons. Some have religious basis while other savor the particular culture of a certain community. There are also many traditional festivals celebrated all over the world which hold great values for the traditional people.
Let us show you a date wise calendar of festivals that are celebrated in the month of January. January is met with a warm welcome from everyone around the world. The people celebrate this month with interesting festivals and events.
Many festivals are of cultural, seasonal and religious nature. Let us share some of the most important January festivals in a date wise calendar.
Events from 1 to 10 January
In the beginning of January, the people commemorate New Year Eve in various parts of the world. On 1st of January, Taste Festival is commemorated in Hobart with Feast of St. Basil on the same day.
On 5th, the Sikh community rejoices the birth of Guru Gobind Singh. On 6th, 7th and 8th, Christmas is celebrated by Armenians and Orthodox Christians. On 7th, Sydney festival is organized; a huge celebration of music, dance and art.
Events from 11 to 20 January
On 13th, Schutzenfest, a German cultural festival is commemorated. On 15th, we have World Religion Day that is rejoiced in around 80 countries of the world. The Christians celebrate Epiphany, a religious festival on 20th of January.
Events from 21 to 31 January
Tet, a Vietnamese cultural festival and Chinese New Year are celebrated on 23rd of January. On 25th of January, the noteworthy events are Australia Day Live and Burns Night. Both are famous cultural events of Australia.
There are various other events and festivals that are commemorated in the month of January as well. You can join any festival that is commemorated around the region you live.