Yom Kippur

Gottlieb: Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur

Day of Atonement – the most solemn and holy day in the Jewish calendar.


Eid-al-Adha celebration in Jakarta

Start of four-day Muslim festival of sacrifice.


Eid in the Square by Swamibu on flickr.com

Day celebrated by Muslims to mark the end of Ramadan.


In celebration of Vaisakhi Day by BC Gov on Flickr.com

Sikh new year festival commemorating an important act in the establishment of the Sikh religion.


Hot cross buns for Easter by Spelio on Flickr.com

Christian festival celebrating Christ’s resurrection.

Chinese New Year

Chinatown image by lewishamdreamer on Flickr.com

Chinese festival celebrating the end of winter, the new year and the start of spring.

Christmas Day

The crèche by mystuart on flickr.com

25 December every year: Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.