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Barbados : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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Barbados : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months



Internet extension: .bb - Telephone c - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)ode: +1-246 - International dialing code: 011 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: no)
Currency: Dollar (BBD) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day*Friday January 1, 2021Secular holiday 
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Public holiday*Monday January 4, 2021Secular holiday 
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Christmas holiday (end)**Tuesday January 5, 2021School holidays 
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Public holiday*Tuesday January 5, 2021Secular holiday 
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Barbados Sailing Week*Saturday January 16, 2021Sports events 
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Errol Barrow Day**Thursday January 21, 2021Secular holiday 
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Valentine's Day*Sunday February 14, 2021cards/flowers 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Thursday March 25, 2021School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday April 2, 2021Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Sunday April 4, 2021Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 5, 2021Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Tuesday April 13, 2021School holidays 
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National Heroes Day**Wednesday April 28, 2021Secular holiday 
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New Year's Day -
Friday January 1, 2021

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties.


Public holiday -
Monday January 4, 2021

Secular holiday : In order for the nation to ‘slow down and pause’


Christmas holiday (end) -
Tuesday January 5, 2021

School holidays : Www.mes.gov.bb
calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
PISA ranking (average 493): not listed
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
no school on Saturday
school uniforms required
We carry all confirmed dates till Oct 2021
Contact edit@edit.fr to get the full calendar for Barbados or one file containing confirmed calendars of 550 countries and regions.


Public holiday -
Tuesday January 5, 2021

Secular holiday : In order for the nation to ‘slow down and pause’


Barbados Sailing Week -
Saturday January 16, 2021

Sports events : Http://www.ondecksailing.com/ 2021 edition confirmed (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Errol Barrow Day -
Thursday January 21, 2021

Secular holiday : In 1966 Barbados gained independence from Britain under the leadership of Errol Barrow of the Democratic Labour Party. Barrow served as prime minister from 1966-1976 and from 1986 to 1987, when he died in office. He has been honoured by the granting of a public holiday Nor a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Valentine's Day -
Sunday February 14, 2021

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February


Easter holiday (beginning) -
Thursday March 25, 2021

School holidays :


Good Friday -
Friday April 2, 2021

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Easter -
Sunday April 4, 2021

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 5, 2021

Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.


Easter holiday (end) -
Tuesday April 13, 2021

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National Heroes Day -
Wednesday April 28, 2021

Secular holiday : Celebrates the 10 Patriots who have made a mark on Barbados. A slave rebellion leader, a woman preaching equality in the church, a skilled writer and orator, a political activist, populist leader, public educator, a trade union leader, the complete athlete,the Father of Independence and the founder of Barbados Democracy. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday Celebrations take place in Heroes Square, where their pictures have been painted by the best Barbadian artists