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  • Zoro: Navroze, 18th
  • Christian: The Transfiguration, 19th
  • Chinese: Herd boy and Weaving Maid festival, 20th
  • Zoro: Khordad Sal, 23rd
  • Chinese: Festical of Hungry Ghosts, 28th
  • Christian: Dormition of Mother God, 28th
  • Hindu: Raksha Bandhan, 29th


  • Christian: Harvest Festival (dates vary)
  • Sikh: Installation of the Sikh Scripture in the Harminder Sahib, 1st
  • Hindu: Janmashtami, 5th
  • Zoro: Fravardin Mah Parab, 5th
AREIAC is saddened to report the news of the death of Prof. John Hull - a valuable and vital contributor to RE over many, many years.
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