Themed Event Calendar

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*2016 2017 (MMXV11) Themed Event Calendar

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
Year of the Daffodil
Chinese Year of the Rooster
2017 has the same calendar days as 1950 – 50’s theme

•New Year’s Day
•Australia Day
•Australian Open
•Chinese New Year

1st – 7th Tennis Hopman Cup Perth
3rd – 7th Cricket Australia v Pakistan – Brisbane
5th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival – China
13th – 14th Jaipur Kite Festival – India
15th Cricket Australia v Pakistan – Melbourne
14th – 22nd World Tour Cycling Santos Tour Down Under – Adelaide
16th – 29th Australian Open
17th RACV Great Australian Rally – Melbourne
16th – 29th Tennis Australian Open
16th Martin Luther King Day – USA
19th Cricket Australia v Pakistan – Perth
20th – 29th Tamworth Country Music Festival
20th – 22nd Schützenfest – Adelaide
22nd Cricket Australia v Pakistan – Sydney
22nd International Short Film Fest – Sydney
26th Australia Day
26th Cricket Australia v Pakistan – Adelaide
28th – 29th World Rugby 7s – Sydney
28th Chinese New Year – Year of the Rooster

•Valentine’s Day
•Pancake Day
•Academy Awards

3rd – 5th World Rugby 7s – Sydney
4th Independence Day – Sri Lanka
6th – 12th Yuki Matsuri Snow Festival – Japan
6th Waitangi Day – New Zealand
3rd – 5th Car Race Bathurst 12hour Endurance Race
6th American Football Superbowl
10th – 5th March International Arts Festival – Perth
11th – 28thth Venice Carnevale – Italy
14th Valentine’s Day
16th Independence Day – Lithuania
17th Cricket Twenty20 International Series Australia V Sri Lanka
17th – 19th March Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival
19th Cricket Twenty20 International Series Australia V Sri Lanka
19th – 5th March Mardi Gras Festival – Sydney
20th Washington’s Birthday / President’s Day – USA
22nd Guides World Thinking Day
22nd Cricket Twenty20 International Series Australia V Sri Lanka
24th National Day – Estonia
24th – 4th March Rio de Janeiro Carnival – Brazil
26th Academy Awards
25th – 5th March Surfing Australian Open – Sydney
28th March Barcelona Carnival – Spain
28th Pancake Day
28th Business Clean Up Day

•First Day of Autumn
•St Patrick’s Day
•Earth Hour
•Australian Grand Prix

1st Ash Wednesday
3rd National Day – Republic of Bulgaria
2nd – 5th Car Race Adelaide Clipsal 500
3rd National Day Bulgaria
3rd – 20th Sculpture By The Sea – Perth
3rd – 5th Rugby World 7‘s – USA
5th Clean Up Australia Day
6th Independence Day – Ghana
6th Labour Day – WA
8th International Women’s Day
16th – 19th World’s Greatest Shave
11th – 12th World Rugby 7s – Canada
12th National Day – Mauritius
12th – 13th Rugby World 7‘s – Canada
13th Holi Colour Festival – India
18th – 26th Cultural Diversity Week – Victoria
15th National Day – Hungary
15th Constitution Day – Belorussia
17th St Patrick’s Day
23rd – 26th Car Racing Australian Grand Prix
20th Autumn Equinox
21st Harmony Day
22nd World Water Day
12th – 24th Surfing Rip Curl Pro – Melbourne
24th – 28th National Folk Festival – Canberra
25th Earth Hour 8:30 – 9:30pm
25th – 2nd April – Aussies Australian Surf Life Saving Championships – QLD
25th National Day – Greece
29th – 23rd April International Comedy Festival – Melbourne
31st – 9th April National Youth Week

•April Fools Day
•Daylight Saving Finishes
•World Health Day
•Anzac Day

1st – 7th Mercer Supercycle – SA
2nd Daylight Saving Finishes
6th Waltzing Matilda Day
6th – 19th Royal Easter Show – Sydney
7th World Health Day
7th – 9th World Rugby 7s – Hong Kong
8th – 9th National Running Festival – Canberra
12th – 24th Surfing Rip Curl Pro – Melbourne
13th – 16th Thai New Year – Songkran Festival Thailand
16 -17th Rugby World 7‘s – Singapore
22nd Earth Day
25th ANZAC Day
29th International Dance Day

•Mother’s Day
•Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
•State of Origin – Rugby League

1st Aussie Wine Month
1st May Day – NT
1st Labour Day – QLD
2nd National Day – Israel
3rd National Day – Poland
4th International Star Wars Day
5th Cinco de Mayo – Mexico
7th Iron Man Australia – Port Macquarie
7th World Laughter Day
8th – 14th National Volunteer Week
12th 21st Good Beer Week
13th – 14th Rugby World 7‘s – France
14th Mother’s Day
20th – 21st World Rugby 7’s – England
17th Constitution Day – Norway
17th – 28th 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival – France
20th – 22nd Rugby World 7‘s – England
27th Ramadan Begins
28nd – 11th June Tennis French Open
25th National Day – Jordan
26th – 17th June Vivid Sydney
26th National Sorry Day
26th Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
29th Australian Outback Marathon – NT
31st World No Tobacco Day
31st Rugby League State of Origin Game 1 – Brisbane

•Snow – Ski Season Opening – Australia
•World Environment Day
•Red Nose Day
•State of Origin – Rugby League

2nd Foundation of the Republic – Italy
5th Western Australia Day
5th World Environment Day
5th Constitution Day – Denmark
6th National Day – Sweden
8th Bounty Day – Norfolk Island
10th Rugby Union Domestic Test Australia V Fiji – Melbourne
12th Queens Birthday – All States except WA & QLD
12th Australian Ski Season Opens
12th – 18th Golf US Open – USA
14th World Blood Donor Day
17th Rugby Union Domestic Test Australia V Scotland – Sydney
21st Rugby League State of Origin Game 2 – Sydney
21st Winter Solstice
24th Rugby Union Domestic Test Australia V Italy – Queensland
25th Statehood Day – Croatia
30th Red Nose Day

•Christmas in July
•USA Independence Day
•Cycling, Tour de France
•France, National Day (Bastille Day)

1st Territory Day – NT
1st – 23rd Cycling Tour De France
1st Canada Day – Canada
1st – 31st Dry July
1st – 2nd Gold Coast Marathon
2nd – 9th NAIDOC Week
2nd Middle of the Year – 183 gone 182 to go
3rd – 16th July Tennis Wimbledon – London
4th Independence Day – USA
9th Independence Day – Argentina
9th – 16th Australian International Music Festival
12th Rugby League State of Origin Game 3 – Brisbane
14th National Day – France
16th – 23rd Golf British Open – England
18th Nelson Mandela International Day
30th National Tree Day
28th National Day – Peru

•Independence Day – India
•Rugby Union Bledisloe Cup
•Tomato Festival – Spain

1st National Day – Switzerland
4th Jeans for Genes Day
4th – 28th Edinburgh International Festival – Scotland
7th – 13th Golf PGA Championships – USA
9th National Day – Singapore
12th – 20th National Science Week
14th Independence Day – Pakistan
14th RSPCA National Cup Cake Day
15th Independence Day – India
17th National Day – Indonesia
19th Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup Australia V New Zealand – Sydney
20th Foundation Day – Hungary
21st – 27th August Keep Australia Beautiful Week
24th Independence Day – Ukraine
28th – 10th September Tennis US Open
31st National Day – Malaysia
30th La Tomatina “Tomato” Festival – Spain

•First Day of Spring
•AFL Grand Final
•Fathers Day
•International Talk like a Pirate Day

1st National Wattle Day
2nd National Day – Vietnam
3rd Father’s Day
8th Independence Day – Macedonia
8th R U OK Day
9th Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup Australia V South Africa – Perth
11th – 14th Fine Food Fair Australia – Sydney
16th Independence Day – PNG
16th Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup Australia V Argentina
18th Independence Day – Chile
19th International Talk Like a Pirate Day
21st Independence Day – Republic of Malta
22nd World Maritime Day
23rd Spring Equinox
16th – 3rd October OKTOBERFEST
27th Independence Day – Mexico
29th Grand Final Friday – Victoria
30th Yom Kippur (Jewish Day of Atonement)
30th AFL Grand Final

•Rugby League (NRL), Grand Final
•V8 Supercars, Bathurst 1000
•Thanksgiving – Canadian
•International Day of the Chef

1st – 31st Breast Cancer Awareness Month
1st Daylight Savings Starts
1st International Day – China
1st NRL Grand Final
3rd German Unification Day
5th – 8th Car Racing Bathurst 1000
10th National Day – Fiji
12th National Day – Spain
10th Thanks Giving – Canada
14th World Egg Day
19th – 23rd Diwali / Deepavali – Hindu Festival of Lights
20th – 22nd Motor Cycle Australian Grand Prix – Philip Island (Dates TBC)
21st Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup Australia V New Zealand – Brisbane
20th International Day of the Chef
24th United Nations Day
26th National Day – Austria
28th National Day – Czech Republic
29th National Day – Turkey
31st Halloween

•Melbourne Cup
•Thanksgiving – USA

1st – 30th Movember
7th Melbourne Cup
11th Remembrance Day
13th World Kindness Day
18th National Day – Latvia
22nd National Day – Lebanon
23rd Thanksgiving – USA
28th National Day – Albania
30th St Andrew’s Day – Scotland

•New Year’s Eve
•Cricket, Boxing Day Test Match

6th Independence Day – Finland
13th Hanukkah
22nd Summer Solstice
25th Christmas Day
26th Cricket Boxing Day Test Match
26th Sailing Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
31st New Year’s Eve