Virgin of Candelaria, patron of the Canary Islands
Virgin of Candelaria, patron of the Canary Islands is held on August 15. Tenerife, Spain) and Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation. This event in the second decade of the month august is annual.
Feast day of the Assumption of Mary on August 15 (Christian feast day, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Togo, and Vanuatu);
Merce Day in Barcelona, Spain on September 24 (Catalan capital festival is celebrated in honor of Mare de Déu de la Mercè, Our Lady of Grace);
Valencian Community Day on October 9 (commemorating the entry of James I of Aragon into Valencia in 1238);