NOTE: The Islam dates are dependent on moon sightings

JANUARY 2021

6th JANUARY (Held on 3rd January) Epiphany Christian

26th JANUARY Soka Gakkai International founded in 1975 Buddhist

FEBRUARY 2021

17th FEBRUARY Ash Wednesday Christian

17th FEBRUARY to MONDAY 29th MARCH Lent Christian

24th FEBRUARY Purim Jewish

MARCH 2021

16th MARCH Responsibility for World Peace passed on to Youth Buddhist

20th MARCH Naw-Rúz Bahá’í  New Year Bahá’í 

27th MARCH Pesach (Passover) Jewish

28th MARCH Palm Sunday Christian

29th MARCH Holi Hindu

APRIL 2021

1st APRIL Maundy Thursday Christian

2nd APRIL Good Friday Christian

4th APRIL Easter Sunday Christian

16th – 18th APRIL Festival of Vaisakhi 3 day event Sikh

20th APRIL First day of Riḍván Celebration of the Declaration of Bahá’u’lláh Bahá’í 

28th APRIL Nichiren Daishonin chants Nam-myoho-renge-kyo publicly for the first time in 1253. Buddhist

13th APRIL – 12th MAY Ramadan Islam

MAY 2021

13th MAY Ascension Day Christian

13th MAY Eid ul-Adha Islam

23rd MAY Pentecost Christian

23rd MAY The Declaration of Bab in Shiraz in 1844 Bahá’í 

30th MAY Trinity Sunday Christian

JUNE 2021

6th JUNE Europe Day Buddhist

18th – 20th June Guru Arjan Dev’s Martyrdom Sikh

JULY 2021

17th JULY – 21st JULY 21st Haj Islam

20th JULY Eid ul-Adha Islam

AUGUST 2021

9th AUGUST Islamic New Year (1443 A.H) Islam

12th – 23rd AUGUST Navratri & Dussehra Hindu

SEPTEMBER 2021

6th SEPTEMBER Rosh HaShana (Jewish New Year) Jewish

10th & 11th SEPTEMBER Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu

15th September Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) Jewish

27th September Simchat Torah Jewish

OCTOBER 2021

2nd OCTOBER Soka Gakkai International World Peace Day Buddhist

6th -15th OCTOBER Navratri & Dussehra Hindu

18th NOVEMBER Soka Gakkai Founded in Japan in 1930 Buddhist

19th OCTOBER Mawlid an-Nabi (Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) birthday Islam

NOVEMBER 2021

1st NOVEMBER All Saints Day Christian

4th NOVEMBER Festival of Diwali Hindu

Sikhs celebrate as Bandhi Chhor Divas on the same day

6th NOVEMBER The Birth of the Báb in Shiraz in 1819 Bahá’í 

7th NOVEMBER The birth of Baháʼu’lláh in Tehran in 1817 Bahá’í 

19th – 21st November Guru Nanak’s Birthday Sikh

28th – 30th NOVEMBER Birth of Guru Nanak Founder of Sikhism 3 day event Sikh

28th NOVEMBER – 24th DECEMBER Advent Christian

28th NOVEMBER Chanukah Jewish

DECEMBER 2021

25th DECEMER – 6th JANUARY Christmas Christian