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Spain (Madrid) : 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: Euro (EUR)
Spain has set in 2007 a maximum of 14 public holidays (fiestas) every year: no more than two of those can be at a local level.
Internet domain: .es - Telephone code: +34 - International dialing code: 00
European Truck Ban: 08:00 to 24:00 on Sundays, public holidays eve
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022EpiphanyCatholic
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Monday January 10, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday January 19, 2022Fitur International Tourism Trade FairTradeshows
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Thursday February 10, 2022Madrid MarathonSports events
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Friday February 25, 2022Carnival holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday March 7, 2022Carnival holiday (end)School holidays
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Saturday March 19, 2022St Joseph's DayCatholic
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Friday April 8, 2022Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Thursday April 14, 2022Maundy ThursdayCatholic or protestant
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022Mutua Madrilena Tennis Masters MadridSports events
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Labour Day (forwarded to Monday)Secular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Autonomous Community DaySecular holiday
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Sunday May 15, 2022St IsidoreCatholic
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Friday June 24, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday July 25, 2022St James the ApostolCatholic
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Epiphany

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Catholic : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance . Cele ated on the 6th January, this feast corresponds to the presentation of Child Jesus to the Magi. This is the day of Jesus' first miracle, the Wedding in Cana , and the day of his own baptism Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Www.madrid.org
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 493
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 700 hours
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required
Autonomous University of Madrid ranking: Times Higher Education #351-400/QS ranking #187/Shanghai #201-300


Dates confirmed till July 2022

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Fitur International Tourism Trade Fair

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Wednesday January 19, 2022
Tradeshows : Http://www.fitur.ifema.es lasts 5 days - 2022 edition confirmed

Madrid Marathon

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Thursday February 10, 2022
Sports events : Www.esmadrid.com/ 2022 edition confirmed

Carnival holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 25, 2022
School holidays :

Carnival holiday (end)

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Monday March 7, 2022
School holidays :

St Joseph's Day

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Saturday March 19, 2022
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Easter holiday (beginning)

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Friday April 8, 2022
School holidays :

Maundy Thursday

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Thursday April 14, 2022
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 15, 2022
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 holiday (end)

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Monday April 18, 2022
School holidays :

Mutua Madrilena Tennis Masters Madrid

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Sports events : Www.atptennis.com/ 2022 edition confirmed

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

Labour Day (forwarded to Monday)

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Monday May 2, 2022
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 .

Autonomous Community Day

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Monday May 2, 2022
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St Isidore

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Sunday May 15, 2022
Catholic : Isidore (c.560-636) the Husbandman (or Farmer) is the patron saint of farmers, and Madrid. When a young boy, he became discouraged with his studies and ran away from school, but he came across a steadily dripping stream of water that had worn a deep hallow in a rock, and this He succeeded his brother as the bishop of Seville, but is better known for his writings. inspired him to return to his studies. His brothers Leander, Fulgentius, and Florentian are also saints. Observed in Spain as Feast of Saint Isadore. Also celebrated in Mexican towns whose patron saint is San Isidro. (shagtown.com)

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 24, 2022
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St James the Apostol

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Monday July 25, 2022
Catholic : One of three witnesses of the Transfiguration of Christ in Mt. Tabor, but also a witness to Jesus' agony.