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Boxing Day

Description Boxing Day is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, as well as many other members of the Commonwealth of Nations. It is based on the tradition of giving gifts to the less fortunate members of society.

It is usually celebrated on 26 December, the day after Christmas Day;[1][2], but its associated public holiday can be moved to the next weekday if 26 December is a Saturday or Sunday. The movement of Boxing Day varies between countries.
Date Fri, December 26, 2008
Repeat Type Yearly
Priority 5-Medium
Access Public
Category National Holiday*
Created by Public Access ( by Gary Hill )
Updated Wed, July 16, 2008 8:45pm GMT
Participants National Holidays
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