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December 2020

Christmas Eve refers to the evening preceding Christmas Day, a widely celebrated festival commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth that takes place on December 25.[4] It is a culturally significant celebration for most of the Western world and is widely observed as a full or partial holiday in anticipation of Christmas Day.

One reason celebrations occur on Christmas Eve is because the traditional Christian liturgical day starts at sunset,[5] an inheritance from Jewish tradition,[6] which in turn is based in the story of creation in Genesis: "And there was evening, and there was morning – the first day."[7] This liturgical day is followed for all days in the Eastern rite[8] and the custom of beginning Christmas celebration (as well as Sunday and the other major festivals) in the preceding evening is preserved in western Churches that have altered the liturgical day to start at midnight, for example the Roman Catholic Church.[9] Many churches still ring their church bells and hold prayers in the evening before holidays; for example the Nordic Lutheran churches.[10] In some languages, such as the Scandinavian, Christmas Eve is simply referred to as "Christmas Evening".

January 2021
Primens 正月 year 38, cycle 78
February 2021
delete iconadd icon80 days until Chinese New Year
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Xin-chou (牛 Ox)年, Primens 正月, 1日 (星期五) (78.38.1.1)
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Friday February 12, 2021 (2/12/2021)
Method: Primens 正月 1st on Chinese calendar
Length: 15 days
Period: 1 year
April 2021
delete iconadd icon130 days until Holy Saturday
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Saturday April 3, 2021 (4/3/2021)
Method: 1st Saturday before Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
Apricomens 杏月 year 38, cycle 78
delete iconadd icon131 days until the Qingming Festival
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Xin-chou (牛 Ox)年, Apricomens 杏月, 23日 (星期日) (78.38.2.23)
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Sunday April 4, 2021 (4/4/2021)
Method: Primens 正月 1st on Chinese calendar
Notes: [1st day of the 5th solar term]
(104/105 days after the December Solstice)
(April 4th or 5th)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
Plumens 梅月 year 38, cycle 78
May 2021
delete iconadd icon176 days until Buddhas Birthday
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Xin-chou (牛 Ox)年, Plumens 梅月, 8日 (星期三) (78.38.4.8)
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Wednesday May 19, 2021 (5/19/2021)
Method: Plumens 梅月 8th on Chinese calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
Guavamens 榴月 year 38, cycle 78
June 2021
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Xin-chou (牛 Ox)年, Guavamens 榴月, 5日 (星期一) (78.38.5.5)
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Monday June 14, 2021 (6/14/2021)
Method: Guavamens 榴月 5th on Chinese calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
July 2021
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Thursday July 1, 2021 (7/1/2021)
Method: July 1st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
Osmanthumens 桂月 year 38, cycle 78
September 2021
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Xin-chou (牛 Ox)年, Osmanthumens 桂月, 15日 (星期二) (78.38.8.15)
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Tuesday September 21, 2021 (9/21/2021)
Method: Osmanthumens 桂月 15th on Chinese calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
October 2021
delete iconadd icon311 days until National Day (China)
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Friday October 1, 2021 (10/1/2021)
Method: October 1st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
Chrysanthemens 菊月 year 38, cycle 78
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Xin-chou (牛 Ox)年, Chrysanthemens 菊月, 9日 (星期四) (78.38.9.9)
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Thursday October 14, 2021 (10/14/2021)
Method: Chrysanthemens 菊月 9th on Chinese calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

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