Urbanas Day in Latvia
Urbanas Day in Latvia is held on May 25. Urbanas diena - an ancient tradition-festival. The date was considered the most successful day for growing oats, barley, flax and cucumbers. This event in the third decade of the month may is annual.
Motherís Day on May 9 (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bonaire, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Gabon, Gambia, Greenland, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe);
Occupation of the Latvian Republic Day on June 17 (Latvia. It commemorates the Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940);
Seven Sleeping Day in Latvia on July 27 (Septinu guletaju diena has been celebrated since 1907. According to legend dating back to the 5th century, under King Decius, during the persecution of Christians, young Christians hid in a cave in Ephesus. After about 200 years they woke up to continue their missionary work );
Fire Day in Latvia on August 10 (Labrenca diena. Labrensis in Latvian tradition is called a fireman);
Independence Day of Latvia on August 21 (from the Soviet Union in 1991);
Father's Day in Ukraine and Latvia on September 20 (celebrated on the third Sunday in September);