Category Archives: What next coming in Asia

What’s next coming in Asia

If you know another main fact coming in Asia, let me know

2014

 

9 NOVEMBER

Cambodia: Independence Day (1953)

Pakistan : Allama Iqbal Day (1877)

10 NOVEMBER

APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM)

Indonesia: Heroes’ Day or Hari Pahlawan (1945) in Beijing

11 NOVEMBER

South Korea : Pepero Day

Maldives : Republic Day (1968)

12 NOVEMBER

ASEAN summit in Burmese capital

15 NOVEMBER

Japan: Shichi-Go-San (children festival)

22 NOVEMBER

Opening of the SAARC summit in Kathmandu (up to 27)

29 NOVEMBER

Taiwan conducts Taipei mayor and city elections

5 DECEMBER

Thailand’s King’s Birthday, National Day

10 DECEMBER

Thailand: Constitution Day

14 DECEMBER

Day of the Martyred Intellectuals (Bangladesh)

2015

1st JANUARY

Taiwan: Founding of Republic of China Day

12 JANUARY

Pope Francis visit to Sri Lanka, up to 15

14 JANUARY

The first day of Pongal, a Tamil New Year. (Tamil)

15 JANUARY

Pope Francis visit to the Philippines, up to 19

India: Army Day

26 JANUARY

In India, Republic day

30 JANUARY

India: Martyrs’ Day

JANUARY (no date given

Pope Francis to visit the Philippines

4 FEBRUARY

Sri Lanka: National Day

5 FEBRUARY

Pakistan: Kashmir Day

8 FEBRUARY

Nirvana Day, an annual Buddhist festival

10 FEBRUARY

Japan: National Foundation Day

12 FEBRUARY

Myanmar Union Day

15 FEBRUARY

Singapore: Total Defence Day

Afghanistan: Liberation Day

16 FEBRUARY

North Korea: Kim Jong-il’s Birthday

19 FEBRUARY

Chine New year (of the sheep)

23 FEBRUARY

Brunei National Day

25 FEBRUARY

Philippines People Power Day

Inauguration day of South Korean President, every 5 years from 1988

28 FEBRUARY

Taiwan: Peace Memorial Day, the day of commemorating the 228 Incident

1 MARCH

Korea: Independence Movement Day

17 MARCH

Thailand: National Muay Thai Day

23 MARCH

Pakistan: Republic Day

26 MARCH

Bangladesh National Day

28 MARCH

China : Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet

31 MARCH

Thailand: King Nangklao Memorial Day

6 APRIL

Thailand: Chakri Day, commemorating the reign of the Chakri Dynasty

8 APRIL

Buddha’s Birthday in Japan

9 APRIL

Philippines: Day of Valour, also known as the « Bataan Day »

24 APRIL

Nepal: Democracy Day, commemorating the reinstitution of parliament in 2006

29 APRIL

Japan: Showa day

30 APRIL

Vietnam: Liberation Day

Date unknowed

Singapore to held the SEA Games

General elections in Myanmar

1 MAY

Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day in the Indian states of Maharashtra and Gujarat respectively to commemorate the formation of the two states.

2 MAY

Indonesia: National Education Day

3 MAY

Japan: Constitution Day

May Fourth Movement commemorations (China, Taiwan)

Literary Day (Republic of China)

Youth Day (People’s Republic of China)

Afghanistan: Remembrance Day for Martyrs and Disabled

5 MAY

Thailand: Coronation Day of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)

8 MAY

South Korea:Parents’ Day

19 MAY

Vietnam: Hồ Chí Minh’s Birthday

20 MAY

East Timor: Independence Day (independence of East Timor from Indonesia in 2002)

Cambodia: Day of Remembrance (ex National Day of Hatred)

22 MAY

Sri Lanka: Republic Day

26 MAY

Philippines: Flag Day

Nepal: Republic Day

Pakistan celebrates Youm-e-Takbir

31 MAY

Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day

1 JUNE

Indonesia: Pancasila Day

Indonesia: The first day of the Gawai Dayak festival (Sarawak)

3 JUNE

Taiwan: Opium Suppression Movement Day

4 JUNE

Bhagat Puran Singh’s Birthday. (Sikhism)

1 JULY

Hong Kong: Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day

4 JULY

Philippines: Filipino-American Friendship Day

6 JULY

Tibet: Birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama

17 JULY

South Korea: Constitution Day

Kyoto, Japan: Gion Matsuri

19 JULY

Burma: Burmese Martyrs’ Day

26 JULY

National Day of Maldives

Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas (India)

27 JULY

The Philippines: Iglesia Ni Cristo Day

North Korea: Victory Day

1st AUGUST

People’s Republic of China: Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Liberation Army

5 AUGUST

Barsi Bhagat Puran Singh (Sikhism)

6 AUGUST

Japan: Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) – Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima

9 AUGUST

National Day celebrates the independence of Singapore from Malaysia in 1965

13 AUGUST

Laos: Lao Issara, Day of the Free Laos

14 AUGUST

Pakistan : Independence Day

Indonesia: Pramuka Day

15 AUGUST

The pope conduct the beatification of 124 Korean martyrs from the 18th and 19th centuries

India: Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)

Korea: Gwangbokjeol (Liberation Day)

Gozan no Okuribi (Kyoto, Japan)

17 AUGUST

Indonesia : Independence Day

19 AUGUST

Afghanistan: Afghan Independence Day

21 AUGUST

Philippines: Ninoy Aquino Day

1 SEPTEMBER

Republic of China : Journalist Day

Singapore: Teachers’ Day

2 SEPTEMBER

Vietnam Independence day

3 SEPTEMBER

Republic of China: Armed Forces Day

People’s Republic of China: V-J Day

5 SEPTEMBER

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

India: The birthdate of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India

6 SEPTEMBER

Pakistan : Defence Day (Pak-Army Day) Since 1965

7 SEPTEMBER

Pakistan: Pakistani Air Force Day since 1971

8 SEPTEMBER

Pakistan: Victory Day

9 SEPTEMBER

Japan: Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)

North Korea : Republic Day (1948)

10 SEPTEMBER

People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong: Teacher’s Day

Afghanistan: Commander Massoud Day

15 SEPTEMBER

India: Engineer’s Day

Thailand: Silpa Bhirasri Day

16 SEPTEMBER

Malaysia: Hari Malaysia (formation of Malaysia, 1963)

Papua New Guinea : Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)

20 SEPTEMBER

Feast day of the Korean Martyrs, including Andrew Kim Taegon and Laurent-Marie-Joseph Imbert

Thailand: National Youth Day

24 SEPTEMBER

Constitution Day (Cambodia)

Mahidol Day (Thailand)

1st OCTOBER

China National Day

2 OCTOBER

India: Gandhi’s birthday-related observances

3 OCTOBER

South Korea : National Foundation Day (Gaecheonjeol)

4 OCTOBER

End of theAsian Games in South Korea

10 OCTOBER

Taiwan: National day of the Republic of China

North Korea: Party Foundation Party (celebration of the founding of the Workers Party of Korea)

23 OCTOBER

Chulalongkorn Memorial Day in Thailand

25 OCTOBER

Taiwan: Retrocession Day (1945)

 

2016

11 DECEMBER

China is accorded market economy status by the World Trade Organization