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Cayman : 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

  • Currency: Dollar (KYD)
  • Internet domain: .ky - Telephone code: +1-345 - International dialing code: 011 - GMT offset: -5 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Wednesday January 11, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday January 23, 2023National Heroes DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Friday February 17, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday February 22, 2023Ash WednesdayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday February 27, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday April 6, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday April 18, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday April 25, 2023Int’l Fishing TournamentSports events
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    Monday May 15, 2023Discovery DaySecular holiday
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    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    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

    New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Christmas holiday (end)

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    Wednesday January 11, 2023
    School holidays : Http://www.education.gov.ky
    https://www.caymaninternationalschool.org
    based on the calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Schooling is mandatory till age 16
    schools close on Saturday
    school uniform required
    Skirts are required to be knee length and not above the kneePants are to be worn at waistheightand shirts should be tucked in.No undergarmentsshould be exposed or visible through the uniform.
    All students are required to wear black shoes/sneakers that do not contain other colours.Boots, sandals and slippers are not allowed.Students are permitted to wear a watch. No other jewellery should be worn.Items that display connection with gangs are not allowed e.g. badges, tattoos, colours or tagging. Hairof female studentsshould be groomed. Hair is required to be a natural colour, and extremes of hairstyles, such as a Mohawk, shaved lines/words, are not permitted. No beads should be worn in the hair.In keeping with the cultural norms of the Cayman Islands, hair of male students should be cut short. Hair is required to be a natural colour, and extremes of hairstyles, such as a Mohawk, shaved lines/words, are not permitted. Shaved eyebrows are not permitted.Makeup, nail polish and false nails are not permitted.

    We carry confirmed dates till Aug 2023

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    National Heroes Day

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    Monday January 23, 2023
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    Valentine's Day

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    Tuesday February 14, 2023
    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

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday February 17, 2023
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    Ash Wednesday

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    Wednesday February 22, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Christian observance to begin the 40 day season of Lent. Ashes are marked on worshippers as a sign of penitence. In Galicia, Spain, only in the city of Pontevedra. In some Caribbean islands, marks the Carnival period.

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday February 27, 2023
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    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday April 6, 2023
    School holidays : Http://www.caymaninternationalschool.org/uploaded%20documents/MS_HS_CALENDAR_05_06.PDF

    Good Friday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    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 Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    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.

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Tuesday April 18, 2023
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    Int’l Fishing Tournament

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    Tuesday April 25, 2023
    Sports events : Www.fishcayman.com lasts 4 days - 2023 edition confirmed

    Discovery Day

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    Monday May 15, 2023
    Secular holiday :