Australia Traditions

Australia Almost all the popular holidays are observed on the following Monday to extend the weekend:

  • 26 January - New Year, Australia Day
  • April 25 - Easter Day in Australia and New Zealand
  • June - Queen's Birthday
  • October-Labor Day
  • December 26 - Christmas Day and Boxing Day

    Sydney Festival (January) - Australia's most important cultural event, which runs many street performances required premiere in Sydney Opera House, a grand military parade and a large-scale productions on the arrival of the first settlers to the mainland. The world's largest festival of sexual minorities - the famous "Mardi Grass", held in Sydney in February.

    Traditional Tennis Tournament ATP "Avstrelien Open" held in Melbourne in late January. Australian Grand Prix world championship racing class Formula-1 takes place annually in February and March in Melbourne. "Avstrelien International Eyrshou" - the world famous airshow, which is held annually in February and March in the suburbs of Melbourne Avalon Airport - Geelong.

    Among the sporting events allocated Darwin Beer Regatta in August, when a number of races is "floating" constructed entirely of beer cans and barrels. On the eve of Thanksgiving Day (December) is an international yacht race Sydney - Hobart, and August 26 starts yacht regatta around Australia. And virtually all life in the country freezes during the Melbourne Cup in football (the first Tuesday in November).

    Chinese New Year celebrated around Australia in February. "Adelaide Arts Festival" is held in early March in even-numbered years. For odd, in February, is "Vomadeleyd - a festival of music and dance in Adelaide. Melbourne Comedy Festival is held in February and incredibly noisy and picturesque Melbourne International Festival in October.
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