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Peru : 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: Nuevo Sol (PEN)
  • Internet domain: .pe - Telephone code: +51 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: -5 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Monday February 27, 2023Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday April 6, 2023Maundy ThursdayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Wednesday April 12, 2023PERU MODATradeshows
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    Friday April 21, 2023Fall holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Monday May 8, 2023Fall holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday May 14, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    School holidays

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    School holidays : Www.minedu.gob.pe
    https://www.colegio-humboldt.edu.pe/
    official calendar
    PISA ranking (average 493): 397
    Schooling is mandatory till age 15
    number of instructional days per year in lower secondary education: 180
    Teaching languages: Spanish, Quechuan
    schools close on Sunday
    school uniforms required (with hats in Arequipa & Cuzco)

    We carry confirmed dates till Jan 2023

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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

    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

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday February 27, 2023
    School holidays :

    Maundy Thursday

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    Thursday April 6, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).

    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.

    PERU MODA

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    Wednesday April 12, 2023
    Tradeshows : Www.perumoda.com lasts 3 days - in Lima 2023 edition NOT confirmed

    Fall holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    School holidays :

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    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 .

    Fall holiday (end)

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    Monday May 8, 2023
    School holidays :

    Mothers' Day

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    Sunday May 14, 2023
    cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson approved Mother’s Day in 1914