17 March is St Patrick’s Day – a public holiday across the island of Ireland and anywhere the Irish have managed to reach around the world, which is most places!
Mauritius became independent on 12 March 1968 and adopted a parliamentary republican constitution exactly 24 years later.
Bulgaria’s national day on 3 March celebrates its autonomy from the Ottoman Empire after over four centuries of Turkish rule.
Visit Sweden’s largest harvest festival, held on the island of Öland from 29 September to 2 October 2011.
The anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi between the Maori and the British Government is commemorated by New Zealanders every year on 6 February.
A handy list of expat expos around the world in 2011