This is our day guide for Saturday February 8th 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on February 8th 2020

Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival

Traditionally celebrated as the birthday of the God of Heaven.

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National Boy Scouts Day

National Boy Scouts Day

11 of the 12 men to have walked on the Moon were in the Boy Scouts.

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National Kite Flying Day

National Kite Flying Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Kite Flying Day

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Public Holidays on February 8th 2020

Chinese Coronavirus Public Holiday

Chinese Coronavirus Public Holiday

A public holiday has been declared as part of the efforts to slow the progress of the coronavirus.

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Thaipusam

Thaipusam

Thaipusam is celebrated in honour of Lord Subramaniam, also known as Lord Murugan

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Thaipoosam Cavadee

Thaipoosam Cavadee

Thaipoosam Cavadee is celebrated in honour of Lord Subramaniam, also known as Lord Murugan

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Tree Planting Day

Tree Planting Day

This traditional folk festival involves people across North Korea planting trees

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Prešeren Day

Prešeren Day

Commemorates the death of France Prešeren (1800 - 1849), a Slovene poet who is regarded as the greatest Slovene classical author

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Navam Full Moon Poya

Navam Full Moon Poya

Celebrates the appointment of Buddha's two chief disciples and the first-ever Buddhist Council held after the passing away of Lord Buddha

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Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival

Traditionally celebrated as the birthday of the God of Heaven

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