School effectiveness

May 2017

1

Beltane

Pagan festival honouring marriage of God and Goddess.

10

Wesak

Theravadin Buddhist celebration of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing into nirvana.

11

Lailat ul Bara’h

Muslim night of forgiveness.

14

Lag B’Omer

Jewish festival falling on the 33rd day of “counting the omer.”

24

Declaration of the Bab

Remembers the mission of the co-founder of the Baha’i faith.

25 or 28

Ascension Day

Honours final earthly sighting of the risen Christ.

26

Zarthusht-no-diso

Remembrance festival for the prophet Zarathustra in the Shensai calendar.

27/5-25/6

Ramadan

Muslim month of fasting.

29

Ascension of Baha’u’llah

Baha’i observance commemorating the death of Baha’u’llah.

30

Dragon Boat Festival (Tuen Ng)

Chinese festival remembering poet-sage Qu Yuan.

31/5-1/6

Shavuot

Jewish festival celebrating revelation of the Torah.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2016