This calendar represents a tangible demonstration of UWA's commitment to supporting cultural and religious diversity within the campus community.

    *indicates days which may be dependent on moonsighting or commencing at sundown the previous day listed.

    2021 DATE HOLY DAY/FESTIVAL/CELEBRATION/SIGNIFICANCE COMMUNITY
    January
    1 Shogatsu Shinto
    6 Ephihany Christian
    7 Nativity of Jesus Orthodox Christian
    13 Maghi Sikhism
    13-16 Pongal Hinduism
    14 Makar Sankranti Hinduism
    17 Workd Religion Day Interfaith
    20 Bodhi Day Buddhism
    20 Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji Sikhism
    26 Australia Day Community
    27 Tu B'Shevat Judaism
    31 Birth Guru Har Rai Sikhism
    February
    11 International Day of Women and Girls in Science Community
    12 Chinese New Year Buddhism
    13 Anniversary of Apology to the Stolen Generation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    15 Parinivana/Nirvana Day Buddhism
    16 Vasant Panchami Hinduism
    17 Ash Wednesday / Lent begins Christian
    21 International Mother Language Day Community
    26 Purim * Judaism
    27 Magha Puja / Sangha Day Buddhism
    March
    8 International Women's Day Community
    11 Maha Shivaratri Hinduism
    11 Lailat al Miraj * Islam
    15 Great Lent Orthodox Christian
    16 National Close the Gap Day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    15-21 Harmony Week Community
    21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Community
    20 Naw Rúz (Bahá’í New Year) Baha'i
    27 Pesach/Passover (begins) Judaism
    28 Holy Week begins Christian
    28 Gaura Purnima Hinduism
    28 Lailat al Bara'ah * Islam
    29 Hola Mohalla Sikhism
    29 Holi * Hinduism
    31 Transgender Day of Visibility Community
    April
    2 Good Friday Christian
    4 Easter Sunday Christian
    4 Passover ends Judaism
    5 Easter Monday Christian
    8 Holocaust Remberance Day (Yom HaShoah) Judaism
    12 Hindu New Year Hinduism
    13 Ramadan starts (subject to moonsighting) Islam
    14 Vaisakhi Sikhism
    20 Ridvan (first day) Baha'i
    21 Rama Navami Hinduism
    25 Anzac Day Community
    27 Theravada New Year Buddhism
    27 Hanuman Jayanti Hinduism
    27 Ridvan (ninth day) Baha'i
    30 Holy Friday (Orthodox) Orthodox Christian
    May
    1 Ridvan (twelfth day) Baha'i
    1 Holy Saturday (Orthodox) Orthodox Christian
    2 Easter (Orthodox) Orthodox Christian
    9 Lailat al Qadr * Islam
    12 Eid-Al-Fitr * Islam
    17 IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia &   Biphobia) Community
    16-18 Shavuot Judaism
    21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development Community
    21 Global Accessibility Awareness Day Community
    22 Declaration of the Bab Baha'i
    23 Pentecost Christian
    25 Narasimha Jayanti Hinduism
    26 Vesak Day or Buddha Day Buddhism
    26 National Sorry Day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    27 Anniversary 1967 Referendum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    27 National Reconcilation Week begins Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    27 Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh Baha'i
    June
    3 Mabo Day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    3 National Reconcilation Week ends Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    10 Ascension of Jesus Orthodox Christian
    16 Martyrdom of Guru Arjun Dev Sahib Sikhism
    20 World Refugee Day Community
    20-26 Refugee Week Community
    July
    1 Coming of the Light Festival Torres Strait Islander
    5 Birth Guru Hargobind Sahib Sikhism
    4-11 NAIDOC Week Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    9 Martyrdom of the Báb Baha'i
    14 International Non-Binary People's Day Community
    18 Tisha B'Av * Judaism
    19 Eid al Adha * Islam
    24 Asalha Puja (Dhamma) Day Buddhism
    August
    4 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (NAICD) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    9 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    10 Al Hijjra (Islamic New Year) * Islam
    10 Ra's as-Sana Islam
    13 Nag Panchami Hinduism
    15 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Christian
    18 Ashura Islam
    22 Raksha Bandhan Hinduism
    27 Wear it Purple (final Friday of August) Community
    28 Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Christian
    30 Krishna Janmastami Hinduism
    September
    1 Inauguration (Gurgadi) of Guru Granth Sahib Sikhism
    1 Indigenous Literacy Day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    7 Rosh Hashanah * Judaism
    9 R U OK day Community
    10 Ganesh Chaturthi Hinduism
    16 Yom Kippur * Judaism
    13 Radhastami Hinduism
    13 UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    16 Yom Kippur * Judaism
    19 Anant Chaturdashi Hinduism
    21-27 Sukkot * Judaism
    21 Mid-Autumn (Moon) Festival Community
    23 International Day of Sign Languages Community
    26 Celebrate Bisexualty Day Community
    28-29 Simchat Torah Judaism
    October
    8 International Lesbian Day Community
    9-16 Mental Health Week Community
    11 National Coming Out Day Community
    11 Durga Puja Hinduism
    14 Durga Navami Hinduism
    15 Vijay Dashami (Dussehra) Hinduism
    18 Mawlid Al-Nabin* Islam
    20 Birth Guru Granath Sikhism
    24 Karwa Chauth Hinduism
    24 Deepavali- Lakshmi Puja Hinduism
    26 Intersex Awareness Day Community
    November
    1 All Saint's Day Christian
    4 Deepavali (also known as Diwali) Hinduism/Sikhism
    4 Bandhi Chhor Divas Sikhism
    6 Birth of the Báb Bahá'í
    7 Birth of Bahá’u’lláh Bahá'í
    11 Remembrance Day Community
    16 International Day for Tolerance Multicultural
    19 Birth Guru Nanak Sikhism
    20 Transgender Day of Remembrance Community
    24 Martydom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikhism
    24 Day of the Covenant Bahá'í
    27 Ascension of Abdu’l-Bahá Bahá'í
    29 Hannukkah begins * Judaism
    30 Chanukah Festival of Lights Judaism
    December
    1 World AIDS day Community
    3 International Day of People with Disability Community
    8 Bodhi Day Buddhism
    10 Human Rights Day Community
    25 Christmas Day Christian