December Global Festivities UK

December Global Festivities UK And South Africa

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December Global Festivities UK And South Africa List for 2021. United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa (SA) have bilateral relations. South Africa is the third biggest trading partner for the United Kingdom in the Commonwealth. December Global Festivities in the United Kingdom (UK) are also celebrated in South Africa. In 2015, bilateral trade in goods and services between the two countries stood at £7.6 billion. Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa and Yule, are some of the December Global Festivities celebrated in the UK and South Africa. In this article, we share some of December Global Festivities United Kingdom (UK), which are also observed in South Africa.

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What Are December Global Festivities?

In the United Kingdom, December Global Festivities are events, observations or activities that are celebrated around the world including South Africa. From World AIDS Day to Christmas in the UK, these multinational festivals and holidays are celebrated in the month of December.

December is regarded as a month of “festivities”, that is why there are lots of Global Festivities in December in the UK, South Africa, United States of America, among others.

As mentioned, the last month of the year is a “world of festivities.” Let’s have a look at some of December’s festivities around the world, including UK, South Africa and the US.

December Global Festivities United Kingdom

December Global Festivities UK

Below is a list of some of December Global Festivities in UK and South Africa. In no particular order, December Global Festivities UK List:

  • Bodhi Day: 8 December
  • Saint Barbara’s Day: 4 December
  • Krampusnacht: 5 December
  • Saint Nicholas Day: 6 December
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception: 8 December
  • Saint Lucy’s Day: 13 December
  • Las Posadas: 16–24 December
  • Nikoljdan: 19 December
  • Christmas Eve: 24 December
  • Christmas Day: 25 December
  • Anastasia of Sirmium feast day: 25 December
  • Twelve Days of Christmas: 25 December–6 January
  • Saint Stephen’s Day: 26 December
  • Saint John the Evangelist’s Day: 27 December
  • Holy Innocents’ Day: 28 December
  • Saint Sylvester’s Day: 31 December
  • Malkh: 25 December
  • Saturnalia: 17–23 December
  • Dies Natalis Solis Invicti (Day of the birth of the Unconquered Sun): 25 December
  • HumanLight: 23 December
  • Yalda: 21 December
  • World AIDS Day: 1 December
  • International Day of Disabled Persons: 3 December
  • Boxing Day: 26 December
  • Human Rights Day: 10 December
  • Hogmanay: night of 31 December–before dawn of 1 January
  • Newtonmas: 25 December
  • Kwanzaa: 26 December–1 January
  • New Year’s Eve: 31 December
  • Ōmisoka: 31 December
  • Soyal: 21 December
  • Winter Solstice: on or about 21 December
  • Zamenhof Day: 15 December
  • Watch Night: 31 December
  • Salgirah: 13 December
  • Chalica: first week of December
  • Feast of Winter Veil: 15 December–2 January
  • Festivus: 23 December
  • Decemberween: 25 December
  • Yule: 21 December-1 January
  • Hannukah: 10-18 December

December Global Festivities

These are some of South Africa and UK December Global Festivities in no particular order. These December festivities will help you plan your December calendar for 2021. From Christian to Pastafarian, Religion, Fictional or parody and Secular, this list of Global December Festivities will help you learn one or two things about other people’s cultures.

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