Monday january 1, 2024
School holidays : Ministerio de Educación de la provincia de Córdoba Each province carries its own specific set of holidays, please scroll on the concerned province
Number of teaching day: 187
PISA ranking (average 493): 475
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
average number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 1370
many schools operate on Saturday
school uniforms are generally worn
University of Buenos Aires ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #75/Shanghai #151-200 Dates confirmed till Jan 2025
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New Year's Day
Monday january 1, 2024
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. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Cordoba Tennis Open
Monday february 5, 2024
Sports events : 2024 edition confirmed
Monday february 12, 2024
Secular holiday : The Gualeguaychu Carnival: dressed in colorful suits, groups of people are dancing. Bands of street musicians (Murgas) participate in giant parades or Corsos .
Tuesday february 13, 2024
Secular holiday : The Gualeguaychu Carnival: groups of people dance dressed in colorful suits. Murgas bands of street musicians participate in giant parades or Corsos.
Beginning of school year
Monday february 26, 2024
School holidays :
National day of the Memory by the Truth and Justice
Sunday march 24, 2024
Secular holiday : Commemoration of the 1976 coup that ushered in the last dictatorship of the country. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Thursday march 28, 2024
Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).
Friday march 29, 2024
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.
Tuesday april 2, 2024
Secular holiday : Veterans Day and tribute to the fallen in the Malvinas War Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Sunday april 28, 2024
Sports events : Www.rallyargentina.com lasts 3 days - 2024 edition NOT confirmed
Labor Day/May Day
Wednesday may 1, 2024
Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .
May Day Revolution
Saturday may 25, 2024
Secular holiday : Anniversary of the 1810 Revolution ( Revolución de Mayo )