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

    *Dates — subject to moon sighting

     
     2020 DATEHOLY DAY/FESTIVAL/CELEBRATIONFAITH

    January

    1 - 3ShogatsuShinto
     2Bodhi DayBuddhism
     5Birthday of Guru Gobind SinghSikhism
     7Nativity of JesusOrthodox Christian
     13MaghiSikhism
     15Makar SankrantiHinduism
     25Chinese New YearBuddhism
     26Australia DayAustralian
     29Vasant PanchamiHinduism
     31Birth Guru Har RaiSikhism

    February

    10Magha PujaBuddhism
     10Tu B'ShevatJudaism
     13Anniversary of apology to the Stolen generationAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     15Parinivana/Nirvana DayBuddhism
     15Parinirvana DayBuddhism
     21Maha ShivaratriHinduism
     26Ash Wednesday / LentChristian

    March

    2Great lentOrthodox Christian
     10PurimJewish
     10 - 12Hola MohallaSikhism
     12Gaura PurnimaHinduism
     19National closing the gap dayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     20Naw Rúz (Bahá’í New Year)Baha'i
     21Harmony DayAustralian
     21Lailat al MirajIslam

    April

    2Rama NavamiHinduism
     8Hanuman JayantiHinduism
     8 - 16PassoverJewish
     9Theravada New YearBuddhism
     9Lailat al Bara'ahIslam
     10Good FridayChristian
     12Easter SundayChristian
     13VaisakhiSikhism
     13 - 15Hindu New YearHinduism
     17Holy Friday (Orthodox)Orthodox Christian
     18Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Orthodox Christian
     20Ridvan (first day)Baha'i
     24 Apr - 23 MayRamadan starts (subject to moonsighting)Islam
     25Anzac DayAustralian
     28Ridvan (ninth day)Baha'i

    May

    1Ridvan (twelth day)Baha'i
     2Birth Guru Arjan DevSikhism
     6Narasimha JayantiHinduism
     7Vesak Day or Buddha DayBuddhism
     19Lailat al QadrIslam
     23Declaration of the BábBaha'i
     23Declaration of the BabBaha'i
     26National Sorry DayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     27Anniversary 1967 ReferendumAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     27 May - 3 JunNational Reconcilation WeekAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     28Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh Baha'i
     29Shavuot (first day)Jewish
     31PentecostChristian

    June

    3Mabo DayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     16Martyrdom of Guru Arjun Dev SahibSikhism
     30 Jun - 3 AugEid-Al-Fitr (subject to moonsighting)Islam

    July

    1Coming of the Light FestivalTorres Strait Islander
     5Birth Guru Hargobind SahibSikhism
     5 - 12NAIDOC WeekAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     9Martyrdom of the BábBaha'i
     23Birth Guru Harkrishan SahibSikhism
     25Naag PanchamiHinduism
     30Tisha B'AvJudaism
     31 Jul - 3 AugAid El AdhaIslam

    August

    3Raksha BandhanHinduism
     4National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (NAICD)Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     9International Day of the World’s Indigenous PeoplesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     11Krishna JanmastamiHinduism
     20Ra's as-SanaIslam
     22Ganesh ChaturthiHinduism
     26RadhastamiHinduism

    September

    1Anant ChaturdashiHinduism
     2Indigenous Literacy DayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     13UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous PeoplesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
     18 - 20Rosh HashanahJudaism
     28Yom KippurJewish

    October

    2 - 9SukkotJewish
     9Birth Guru Ram DasSikhism
     18Birth of the BábBahá'í
     19Birth of Bahá’u’lláhBahá'í
     22 - 26Durga PujaHinduism
     24Durga NavamiHinduism

    November

    4Karwa ChauthHinduism
     14Deepavali- Lakshmi PujaHinduism
     14Bandhi Chhor DivasSikhism
     24Martydom of Guru Tegh BahadurSikhism
     25Day of the CovenantBahá'í
     27Ascension of Abdu’l-BaháBahá'í
     30Birth Guru NanakSikhism

    December

    10 - 18Chanukah Festival of LightsJewish
     25Christmas DayChristian