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Spain (Murcia) : 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, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday January 6, 2022EpiphanyCatholic
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Saturday March 19, 2022St Joseph's DayCatholic
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Wednesday April 13, 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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Tuesday April 19, 2022El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only)Events, celebrations...
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Saturday April 23, 2022Regional holidaySecular holiday
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Tuesday April 26, 2022Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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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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Thursday June 9, 2022Murcia DaySecular holiday
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Friday June 24, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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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

Winter holiday (end)

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Thursday January 6, 2022
School holidays : Www.carm.es
gazetted by the Ministry of Education
applies to Murcia City
summer holidays start and end one or two days later in other towns
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

Dates confirmed till July 2022

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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

St Joseph's Day

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Saturday March 19, 2022
Catholic :

Easter holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday April 13, 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.

El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only)

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Tuesday April 19, 2022
Culture :

Regional holiday

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Saturday April 23, 2022
Secular holiday : St George Day in Murcia only

Easter holiday (end)

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Tuesday April 26, 2022
School holidays :

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 .

Murcia Day

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Thursday June 9, 2022
Secular holiday :

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 24, 2022
School holidays : Applies to Murcia; may differ by a few days in other towns. l 22 de junio (lunes) terminan Abanilla, Aledo, Archena y Jumilla. El 23 de junio (martes) concluyen Abarán, Águilas, Alhama de Murcia, Beniel, Blanca, Campos del Río, Caravaca de la Cruz, Cartagena, Cieza, Fortuna, Fuente Álamo, La Unión, Librilla, Mazarrón, Mula, Ojós, San Pedro, Ulea y Villanueva. El 24 (miércoles) dicen adiós a las asignaturas los estudiantes de Cehegín, Las Torres de Cotillas, Pliego y Ricote. El 25 (jueves) le tocará a Albudeite, Alcantarilla, Alguazas, Ceutí, Lorquí, Los Alcázares, Molina de Segura, Murcia, San Javier y Santomera. Y el 26 (viernes), Totana.