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Banks only: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 3 months


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Sunday May 1, 2022Labour DayBanks only
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Monday May 2, 2022Labour DayBanks only
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Tuesday May 3, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Tuesday May 3, 2022Banks are closed in Muslim regionsBanks only
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Wednesday May 4, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Wednesday May 4, 2022Banks close at 12:00Banks only
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Thursday May 5, 2022Civil Servants holidayBanks only
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Monday May 9, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday May 13, 2022Royal Ploughing DayBanks only
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Monday May 16, 2022Battle of Las PiedrasBanks only
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Monday May 16, 2022Day following VesakBanks only
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Monday May 16, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Liberation DayBanks only
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionBanks only
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Friday May 27, 2022Bank HolidayBanks only
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Friday May 27, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday May 30, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Monday May 30, 2022Ascension (forwarded to Monday)Banks only
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Thursday June 2, 2022Maharana Pratap anniversaryBanks only
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Friday June 10, 2022Optional holidayBanks only
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Monday June 13, 2022San Antonio DayBanks only
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Tuesday June 14, 2022Pahili SankrantiBanks only
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Tuesday June 14, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Wednesday June 15, 2022YMA DayBanks only
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Sunday June 19, 2022Birthday of José ArtigasBanks only
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Monday June 20, 2022Juneteenth National Freedom DayBanks only
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Monday June 20, 2022Corpus ChristiBanks only
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Friday June 24, 2022Juhannus Aatto (banks only)Banks only
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Friday June 24, 2022Midsummer's Eve (banks only)Banks only
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Friday June 24, 2022Midsummer's Eve or Juhannus Aatto in FinlandBanks only
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Thursday June 30, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday July 1, 2022Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of IndiaBanks only
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Friday July 1, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Saturday July 2, 2022Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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Sunday July 3, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday July 4, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday July 4, 2022St Peter & St PaulBanks only
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Thursday July 7, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday July 8, 2022Bank Holiday (from 13:00)Banks only
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Monday July 11, 2022Civil Servants holidayBanks only
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Monday July 11, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Banks only
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Tuesday July 12, 2022Civil Servants holidayBanks only
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Wednesday July 13, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday July 15, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Thursday July 21, 2022Liberation DayBanks only
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Sunday July 24, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday July 25, 2022Constitution DayBanks only
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Wednesday July 27, 2022José Celso Barbosa' birthdayBanks only
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Thursday July 28, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Thursday July 28, 2022Banks close at 13:00Banks only
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Saturday July 30, 2022El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Banks only
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Monday August 1, 2022Bank Holiday/Picnic DayBanks only
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Monday August 8, 2022AshuraBanks only
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Tuesday August 9, 2022AshuraBanks only
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Thursday August 11, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Monday August 15, 2022AssumptionBanks only
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Tuesday August 16, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Thursday August 18, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Wednesday August 24, 2022St Barthelemy's DayBanks only
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Sunday August 28, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday August 29, 2022Summer Bank Holiday (banks only)Banks only
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Wednesday August 31, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Wednesday August 31, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday September 12, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday September 30, 2022Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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Tuesday October 4, 2022Chung Yeung FestivalBanks only
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Wednesday October 5, 2022Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)Banks only
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Friday October 7, 2022Foundation DayBanks only
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Sunday October 9, 2022Banks close at 12:00Banks only
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Monday October 10, 2022Columbus DayBanks only
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Tuesday October 11, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Wednesday October 12, 2022Banks close at 12:00Banks only
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Wednesday October 12, 2022Spanishness DayBanks only
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Thursday October 13, 2022Banks close at 12:00Banks only
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Sunday October 16, 2022Banks close at 12:00Banks only
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Wednesday October 26, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Thursday October 27, 2022Banks remain openBanks only
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Friday October 28, 2022Bank Holiday (from 13:00)Banks only
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Monday October 31, 2022All Saints' DayBanks only
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Wednesday November 2, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Wednesday November 2, 2022Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day)Banks only
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Friday November 4, 2022St Charles' DayBanks only
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Friday November 4, 2022Flag DayBanks only
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Friday November 4, 2022All Hallow's Eve (businesses & banks close earlier)Banks only
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Saturday November 5, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Sunday November 6, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday November 11, 2022Remembrance DayBanks only
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Sunday November 20, 2022Zumbi dos Palmares - Black Consciousness DayBanks only
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Monday November 21, 2022Virgin of Chiquinquira DayBanks only
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Friday November 25, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Labour Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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Labour Day

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Monday May 2, 2022
Banks only : 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 .

Banks remain open

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Banks only :

Banks are closed in Muslim regions

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Banks only : Narathiwat, Pattani, Satun, Songkhla, Yala provinces

Banks remain open

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
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Banks close at 12:00

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
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Civil Servants holiday

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Thursday May 5, 2022
Banks only : Defeating the Napoleon III cavalry, Texan general Zaragosa started a military cooperation with Mexico, leading to the supremacy of an army that would win, 14 months later, the battle of Gettysburg, ending the American Civil War. a public holiday in the state of Puebla Battle of Puebla against the French

Banks are closed

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Monday May 9, 2022
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Royal Ploughing Day

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Friday May 13, 2022
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Battle of Las Piedras

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Monday May 16, 2022
Banks only : Uruguay and Brazil ended war in 1828

Day following Vesak

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Monday May 16, 2022
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Banks remain open

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Monday May 16, 2022
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Liberation Day

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
Banks only : On May 25, 2000, the Israeli army withdrew from occupied territory in Southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
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Bank Holiday

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Friday May 27, 2022
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Banks are closed

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Friday May 27, 2022
Banks only :

Banks remain open

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Monday May 30, 2022
Banks only :

Ascension (forwarded to Monday)

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Monday May 30, 2022
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Maharana Pratap anniversary

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Thursday June 2, 2022
Banks only : First freedom fighter of India who stood and fought against the dominance of Mughal Empire. Especially celebrated in Udaipur

Optional holiday

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Friday June 10, 2022
Banks only : All Souls' Day only observed by the Orthodox community

San Antonio Day

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Monday June 13, 2022
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Pahili Sankranti

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Tuesday June 14, 2022
Banks only : First day of three-day Raja Sankranti in Orissa. The festival is dedicated to Mother earth, girls and women. Farmers prepare for the ensuing monsoon season by giving rest to farmlands for three days. Girls and women do not do any work for three days and they indulge in fun, games and merrymaking. [Hindu Blog]

Banks remain open

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Tuesday June 14, 2022
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YMA Day

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Wednesday June 15, 2022
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Birthday of José Artigas

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Sunday June 19, 2022
Banks only : In tribute to General José Gervasio Artigas, forefather of Uruguay, born in 1764

Juneteenth National Freedom Day

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Monday June 20, 2022
Banks only : To remember and honor the freeing, in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, of the last slaves in the United States from 2019 on

Corpus Christi

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Monday June 20, 2022
Banks only : Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church. For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity.

Juhannus Aatto (banks only)

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Friday June 24, 2022
Banks only : Midsummer's eve

Midsummer's Eve (banks only)

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Friday June 24, 2022
Banks only : Some banks may remain open in the morning

Midsummer's Eve or Juhannus Aatto in Finland

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Friday June 24, 2022
Banks only : Banks may remain open half day

Banks are closed

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Thursday June 30, 2022
Banks only :

Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of India

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Friday July 1, 2022
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Banks are closed

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Friday July 1, 2022
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Banks Inventory Day

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Saturday July 2, 2022
Banks only : Annual Closing of the Royal Bank of India (RBI)

Banks are closed

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Sunday July 3, 2022
Banks only : Due to the beginning of the new Fiscal Year.

Banks are closed

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Monday July 4, 2022
Banks only :

St Peter & St Paul

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Monday July 4, 2022
Banks only : Christian holiday commemorating the date around 258, under the Valerian persecution, when what were believed to be the remains of the two apostles were both moved temporarily to prevent them from falling into the hands of the persecutors.

Banks are closed

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Thursday July 7, 2022
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Bank Holiday (from 13:00)

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Friday July 8, 2022
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Civil Servants holiday

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Monday July 11, 2022
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday July 11, 2022
Banks only :

Civil Servants holiday

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Tuesday July 12, 2022
Banks only :

Banks are closed

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Wednesday July 13, 2022
Banks only :

Banks remain open

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Friday July 15, 2022
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Liberation Day

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Thursday July 21, 2022
Banks only : Liberation from the Japanese in 1944 by the US Armed Forces

Banks are closed

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Sunday July 24, 2022
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Constitution Day

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Monday July 25, 2022
Banks only : In 1950, the U.S. Congress passed a law authorizing Puerto Rico to draft a constitution. This is often a step toward statehood. In this case, Congress didn’t mention statehood. For two years, Puerto Rico worked on the constitution. Congress required some changes and the constitution was ratified by the voters of Puerto Rico. President Truman sent the document to the U.S. Congress for approval in April. More changes were required, made, and ratified. In July of 1952, Puerto Rico had a constitution of her own. observed from 2022

José Celso Barbosa' birthday

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Wednesday July 27, 2022
Banks only : July 27, 1857 – September 21, 1921) was a medical Physician, sociologist, and political leader of Puerto Rico. Known within Puerto Rico's New Progressive Party as The father of the Statehood for Puerto Rico movement ,[1] Barbosa was also the first Puerto Rican earn a medical degree in the United States. [Wikipedia]

Banks remain open

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Thursday July 28, 2022
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Banks close at 13:00

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Thursday July 28, 2022
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El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 30, 2022
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Bank Holiday/Picnic Day

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Monday August 1, 2022
Banks only : It was originally declared a public holiday to enable Darwin's railway workers to go to Adelaide River for a picnic.

Ashura

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Monday August 8, 2022
Banks only : Martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) during his fight against injustice.

Ashura

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Tuesday August 9, 2022
Banks only : Martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) during his fight against injustice.

Banks remain open

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Thursday August 11, 2022
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Assumption

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Monday August 15, 2022
Banks only : The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is the dogma so far defined by the Church. The definition was made by Pope Pius XII on 1st November 1950. The Pope proclaimed: We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory.

Banks are closed

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Tuesday August 16, 2022
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Banks remain open

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Thursday August 18, 2022
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St Barthelemy's Day

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Wednesday August 24, 2022
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Banks are closed

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Sunday August 28, 2022
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Summer Bank Holiday (banks only)

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Monday August 29, 2022
Banks only :

Banks remain open

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Wednesday August 31, 2022
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Banks are closed

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Wednesday August 31, 2022
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Banks are closed

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Monday September 12, 2022
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Banks Inventory Day

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Friday September 30, 2022
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Chung Yeung Festival

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Tuesday October 4, 2022
Banks only : Families gather in front of their ancestors' graves and tidy them. They burn paper money, for use by the deceased person.

Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)

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Wednesday October 5, 2022
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Foundation Day

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Friday October 7, 2022
Banks only : Marks the anniversary of the establishment of the Central Treasury during the Civil War

Banks close at 12:00

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Sunday October 9, 2022
Banks only :

Columbus Day

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Monday October 10, 2022
Banks only : Commemorates the day explorer Christopher Columbus first landed in the West Indies on October 12, 1492. It is celebrated on October 12 in many American countries, but the United States and Colombia celebrate it on the 2nd Monday of October. banks & civil servants only

Banks are closed

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Tuesday October 11, 2022
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Banks close at 12:00

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Wednesday October 12, 2022
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Spanishness Day

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Wednesday October 12, 2022
Banks only : On October 12, 1492, Christopher Colombus, a navigator from Genova, reached the New World. Numerous nations celebrate this event on October 12. In the U.S. and in Colombia, the celebration takes place on the second Monday of October.

Banks close at 12:00

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Thursday October 13, 2022
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Banks close at 12:00

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Sunday October 16, 2022
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Banks remain open

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Wednesday October 26, 2022
Banks only :

Banks remain open

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Thursday October 27, 2022
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Bank Holiday (from 13:00)

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Friday October 28, 2022
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All Saints' Day

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Monday October 31, 2022
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Banks are closed

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Wednesday November 2, 2022
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Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day)

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Wednesday November 2, 2022
Banks only : This is an ancient festivity that has been much transformed through the years,but which was intended in prehispanic Mexico to celebrate children and the dead. This holiday is a time when Mexican families remember their dead and the continuity of life. The original celebration can be traced to the Aztec civilization, in the month of Miccailhuitontli, presided by the Lady of the Dead , goddess Mictecacihuatl and dedicated to children and the dead. This celebration is also observed in other countries in Latin América. Families visit the graves and engage in sprucing up the gravesite, decorating it with flowers, setting out and eating a festive picnic.

St Charles' Day

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Friday November 4, 2022
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Flag Day

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Friday November 4, 2022
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All Hallow's Eve (businesses & banks close earlier)

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Friday November 4, 2022
Banks only : Celebration combining prayers and merriment involving children and families. It is a prelude to All Saint's Day NOT an official public holiday

Banks are closed

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Saturday November 5, 2022
Banks only : Ningol Chakouba

Banks are closed

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Sunday November 6, 2022
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Remembrance Day

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Friday November 11, 2022
Banks only : Formerly Armistice Day, is a holiday observed in honour of all those, living and dead, who served with U.S. armed forces in wartime. Armistice Day, the forerunner of Veterans Day, was proclaimed to commemorate the termination of World War I Some banks, post office and governement close, but businesses, more and more, remain open, as well as universities.

Zumbi dos Palmares - Black Consciousness Day

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Sunday November 20, 2022
Banks only : Zumbi dos Palmares was a warlord in the independent kingdom of Palmares. This kingdom had been founded in the seventeenth century by slaves insurgents in the north-eastern Brazil. This day celebrates the first liberation of slaves. Established as a federal public holiday in 2007.

Virgin of Chiquinquira Day

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Monday November 21, 2022
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Banks are closed

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Friday November 25, 2022
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