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St George's Cross

St George’s Day

St George's Day, celebrated on 23 April, is the feast day of England's patron saint.

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Iceland: National Day

Iceland celebrates its National Day on 17 June, the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson, who led the Icelandic movement for independence from Denmark in the 19th century.

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Nowruz: Persian New Year

Nowruz marks the beginning of the Persian New Year and is Iran's National Day, as well as being celebrated widely throughout Central and NW Asia.

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Tunisia: Independence Day

Tunisia obtained its independence from France on 20 March 1956.

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St Patrick’s Day

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!

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