Holiday & event calendar
Take a look at the calendar for all the holidays and other events when you could draw names and exchange gifts.
27 October 2019
Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals. Homes are decorated with lights to celebrate it, both inside and outside.
5 December 2019
Not only children celebrate St Nicholas Day on 5 December. Adults also draw names to exchange gifts with each other.
22 December 2019
This Jewish festival of lights lasts for eight days and is celebrated by lighting the Chanukah candles every evening.
25 December 2019
Christmas is possibly the best time of the year. Draw names to exchange gifts with your friends, colleagues or family.
New Year’s Eve
31 December 2019
Say farewell to the old and ring in the new with Dutch doughnuts, champagne, sparklers and the people you love.
14 February 2020
13 and 14 February are all about love. Celebrate Galentine’s day or Valentine’s Day and draw names to exchange gifts.
21 February 2020
St Piter is said to be St Nicholas’ brother. He always visits the Frisian village of Grouw on the Saturday before his birthday.
21 April 2020
A few days at home or a couple of days away? It’s the perfect moment for a family outing to celebrate Easter.
24 May 2020
Ramadan fasting ends traditionally with Eid – the Sugar Feast. Now, people are also drawing names and exchanging gifts.