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Tonga : 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: Pa'anga (TOP)
  • Internet domain: .to - Telephone code: +676 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +13 (DST: no)
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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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    Monday January 2, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday January 3, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Sunday January 29, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Monday February 6, 2023Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Saturday April 1, 2023Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Sunday April 9, 2023EasterCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Wednesday April 19, 2023Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday April 25, 2023Anzac DaySecular holiday
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    Monday May 8, 2023H.H. the Royal Prince's BirthdayEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday May 21, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Sunday June 4, 2023Emancipation DaySecular holiday
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    Monday June 5, 2023Emancipation DaySecular holiday
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    Friday June 23, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday July 4, 2023H.M. the King Taufa'ahau Tupu IV Birthday and CrowningNational Day
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    Monday July 10, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    School holidays

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    School holidays : Http://www.edu.gov.to/
    education is free and compulsory between ages 6 and 14
    literacy rate is close to 99%.
    About 80% of all primary schools are run by missionaries.

    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

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Tuesday January 3, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday January 29, 2023
    Special Events :

    Beginning of school year

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    Monday February 6, 2023
    School holidays :

    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

    Easter holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday April 1, 2023
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    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

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

    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.

    Easter holiday (end)

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    Wednesday April 19, 2023
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    Anzac Day

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    Tuesday April 25, 2023
    Secular holiday : ANZAC(Australia and New Zealand Army Corps)Day commemorates those soldiers who died during world wars (from the Boer war to the Vietnam war), and particuarly remembers those who died during the Gallipoli campaign during WW1(Turkey).

    H.H. the Royal Prince's Birthday

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    Monday May 8, 2023
    Culture : Colonel H.R.H. Crown Prince Sia'osi Taufa'ahau Manumata'ogo Tuku'aho Tupou (born in 1948) is the current Crown Prince of Tonga. He was appointed on May 4, 1966.

    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday May 21, 2023
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    Emancipation Day

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    Sunday June 4, 2023
    Secular holiday : In 1862 King George Tupou I of Tonga issued the Emancipation Edict, which emancipated the country's serfs. [Wikipedia]

    Emancipation Day

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    Monday June 5, 2023
    Secular holiday : In 1862 King George Tupou I of Tonga issued the Emancipation Edict, which emancipated the country's serfs. [Wikipedia]

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday June 23, 2023
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    H.M. the King Taufa'ahau Tupu IV Birthday and Crowning

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    Tuesday July 4, 2023
    Secular holiday : Taufa'ahau Tupou IV (born in 1918) has been the King of Tonga since the death of his mother Salote Tupou III in 1965. Wikipedia

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday July 10, 2023
    School holidays :