2021 Twitter MENA calendar

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Discover opportunities to successfully connect with events, occasions, and trends by making your brand relevant in 2021.

Note: As we continue to evolve with the times, events featured in the 2021 Twitter marketing calendar are subject to change.

2021 MENA Calendar

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January

Event

Type

Jan 1

New Year's Day

Occasion

Jan 3 - 15

Dakar Rally

Sports

Jan 7

Christmas Day (Orthodox)

Occasion

Jan 30

Dubai Shopping Festival (end)

Entertainment

 

February

Event

Type

Feb 4

World Cancer Day

Occasion

Feb 12

Lunar New Year

Occasion

Feb 14

Valentine's Day

Occasion

Feb 14

Dubai Tennis Championship

Sports

Feb 15 - 17

New York Fashion Week: Women's Fall-Winter 2021

Entertainment

Feb 19 - 23

London Fashion Week: Fall-Winter 2021

Entertainment

Feb 23

Milan Fashion Week: Fall-Winter 2021 (start)

Entertainment

Feb 25

Kuwait National Day

Occasion

 

March

Event

Type

Mar 1

Milan Fashion Week: Fall-Winter 2021 (end)

Entertainment

Mar 1 - 9

Paris Fashion Week: Fall-Winter 2021

Entertainment

Mar 3

World Wildlife Day

Occasion

Mar 8

International Women's Day

Occasion

Mar 11

Al Isra'a Wal Mi'raj (Ascension Day)

Occasion

Mar 15

Grammy Awards (MENA timing)

Entertainment

Mar 17 - 20

Art Dubai

Entertainment

Mar 20

International Day of Happiness

Occasion

Mar 21

Mother's Day

Occasion

Mar 21

Twitter's Birthday

Occasion

Mar 22

World Water Day

Occasion

Mar 25

Dubai World Cup

Sports

Mar 28

Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix

Sports

Mar 28 - 29

Holi

Occasion

 

April

Event

Type

Apr 1

April Fools' Day

Occasion

Apr 7

World Health Day

Occasion

Apr 12

Ramadan

Occasion (Key moment)

Apr 22

Earth Day

Occasion

Apr 25

Academy Awards (Oscars)

Entertainment

 

May

Event

Type

May 1

Labour Day (Egypt)

Occasion

May 4

Star Wars Day

Occasion

May 12

International Nurses Day 2021

Occasion

May 12

Eid Al-Fitr (end of Ramadan)

Occasion (Key moment)

May 16

Kuwaiti Women's Day

Occasion

May 29

UEFA Champions League Final

Sports

May TBD

2020–2021 Saudi Professional League Final

Sports (Key moment)

 

June

Event

Type

June 11 - July 11

UEFA Euro 2020

Sports (Key moment)

June 11

Copa America 2021

Sports

June 17

2021 FIFA Club World Cup - China

Sports

June 20

Father's Day (KSA)

Occasion

June 21

Father's Day (UAE/EG)

Occasion

June 30

Social Media Day

Occasion

 

July

Event

Type

July 17

World Emoji Day

Occasion

July 19

Eid Al-Adha

Occasion

July 23 - Aug 8

2020 Summer Olympics

Sports (Key moment)

July 30

International Day of Friendship

Occasion

 

August

Event

Type

Aug 1 - Sept 30

Back to School

Occasion

Aug 9

Islamic New Year / Hijri

Occasion

Aug 12

International Youth Day

Occasion

Aug 23

Hashtag Day

Occasion

Aug 24 - Sept 5

2020 Summer Paralympics

Sports

Aug 26

Women's Equality Day

Occasion

Aug 28

Emirati Women's Day

Occasion

 

September

Event

Type

Sept 10

World Suicide Prevention Day

Occasion

Sept 21

International Day of Peace

Occasion

Sept 23

Saudi National Day

Occasion (Key moment)

Sept 27

World Tourism Day

Occasion

Sept 29

World Heart Day

Occasion

Sept TBA

El Gouna Film Festival

Entertainment

 

October

Event

Type

Oct 1

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Occasion

Oct 1

International Coffee Day

Occasion

Oct 1

Expo 2020 Dubai

Conference & business (Key moment)

Oct 2

World Smile Day

Occasion

Oct 4

World Animal Day

Occasion

Oct 5

World Teachers Day

Occasion

Oct 6

Armed Forces Day (EG)

Occasion

Oct 16

World Food Day

Occasion

Oct 17 - 21

GITEX Technology Week

Conference & business

Oct 17

International End Poverty Day

Occasion

Oct 17

Omani Women's Day

Occasion

Oct 18

Prophet Mohammed's Birthday

Occasion

Oct 30

Halloween

Occasion

 

November

Event

Type

Nov 1

Movember

Occasion

Nov 4

Diwali

Occasion

Nov 13

World Kindness Day

Occasion

Nov 18

Oman National Day

Occasion

Nov 26

White Friday

Occasion

Nov 29

Cyber Monday

Occasion

Nov TBD

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Sports

Nov TBD

Cairo International Film Festival

Entertainment

 

December

Event

Type

Dec 1

Bahraini Women's Day

Occasion

Dec 2

UAE National Day

Occasion

Dec 3 - 5

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sports

Dec 6 - 13

Dubai International Film Festival

Entertainment

Dec 10

International Human Rights Day

Occasion

Dec 16

Bahrain National Day

Occasion

Dec 18

Qatar National Day

Occasion

Dec 24

Christmas Eve

Occasion

Dec 25

Christmas Day

Occasion

Dec 31

New Year's Eve

Occasion

Dec TBD

Dubai Shopping Festival (start)

Occasion