Need for this Calendar
This calendar will be useful for Indians and Americans working on distributed, global teams with multiple offices in India or in the US.
As India is a diverse country which celebrates different holidays in different parts of the country, this calendar mainly focuses on:
When you click on the holidays which are linked, you will learn more about that holiday or learn about some small talk topics related to that holiday.
When is ….. January 2021?
1 – New Year’s Day (Learn how to wish Happy New Year in 40 languages!)
14 – Pongal (Tamil Harvest Festival)
14 – Sabarimala Makaravilakku (Kerala)
18 – Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
20 – Guru Gobindsingh’s Birthday (Sikh)
26 – Republic Day
27 – Tu B’Shvat, The New Year for Trees Festival
28 – Thaipusam
When is ….. June 2021?
Throughout June – Graduation Season USA
When is ….. July 2021?
When is ….. August 2021?
15 – Independence Day (India)
19 – Islamic New Year / Muharram / Ashura
Note: Double check with your onsite or offshore colleagues as to which holidays are actual days off of work. Not all holidays have days off.
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