Events Calendar - September

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Date Event Index Notes
1st September Constitution Day Slovak Republic  
1st September National Day Uzbekistan  
1st September Parkash (First reading) Aadh Granth Sahib Sikh The Aadh Granth (Original Scripture) was installed at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) Amritsar in India.  The first reading ceremony was on 1st September 1604.
2nd September National Day Vietnam  
3rd September National Foundation Day San Marino  
5th September Krishna Janmashtami Hindu This festival is one of the most important events in the Hindu calendar.  It celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, a Hindu deity, more than 5000 years ago.  
6th September National Day Swaziland  
7th September Independence Day Brazil  
8th September National Day Andorra  
8th September Independence Day Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of  
9th September National Day Korea, Democratic People's Republic of  
9th September National Day Tajikistan  
12th September Nayrouz - Coptic New Year Coptic Orthodox The Copts have been celebrating New Year for over 1700 years and the Coptic Orthodox Church is one of the oldest Christian churches in the world.
14th September Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year (begins at sundown on 13 September, to 15 September) Jewish Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year festival, commemorates the creation of the world.  A synagogue ritual is the blowing of the Shofar, a ram's horn trumpet.  Apples are dipped in honey as a symbol of the sweet New Year that lies ahead.
15th September Independence Day Costa Rica  
15th September Independence Day El Salvador  
15th September Independence Day Guatemala  
15th September Independence Day Honduras  
15th September Independence Day Nicaragua  
16th September Proclamation of Independence Mexico  
16th September Independence Day Papua New Guinea  
17th September Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu This popular festival culminates with a clay statue of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh being immersed in water to remove the misfortunes of mankind as the statue dissolves.
17th September Australian Citizenship Day Australia Citizenship ceremonies are held across Australia to welcome people into the Australian community.  Citizenship is the bond which unites all Australians and becoming an Australian citizen is a step that shows commitment and loyalty to this country.  www.citizenship.gov.au/
18th September National Day Chile  
19th September Independence Day Saint Kitts and Nevis  
19th September Oktoberfest (to 4 October) Festival A large annual fair in Munich, Germany.  Several Australian cities and local councils hold Oktoberfest festivals around this time to celebrate German culture and its contribution to Australia. 
21st September National Day Armenia  
21st September National Day Belize  
21st September Independence Day Malta  
22nd September Proclamation of Independence Mali  
23rd September Yom Kippur - Day of Atonement (begins at sundown on 22 September) Jewish This holiest day of the Jewish year is observed with fasting and repentance.  Many Jews will refrain from work and attend synagogue services.
23rd September National Day Saudi Arabia  
23rd September Eid al-Adha (begins at sundown on 22 September) Islamic The Feast of Sacrifice commemorates the ordeal of Ibrahim (Abraham) who was asked to sacrifice his only son to prove his faith to Allah (God).
24th September Independence Day Guinea-Bissau  
27th September Mid-Autumn (Moon) Festival Festival The Mid-Autumn Festival is a popular East Asian celebration of abundance and togetherness, dating back over 3000 years.  The traditional food of this festival is the moon cake.
28th September Sukkot - Feast of Tabernacles (begins at sundown on 27 September, to 29 September) Jewish An agricultural festival that was originally a thanksgiving for the fruit harvest.  Sukkot are hut-like structures that the Jews lived in during the 40 years of travel through the wilderness after the exodus from Egypt.
30th September National Day Botswana  
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