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Brazil (Sao Paulo) : 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: Real (BRL)
  • Internet domain: .br - Telephone code: 55 - International dialing code: 0014
    - GMT offset: see each related State (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday may 12, 2024Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Thursday may 30, 2024Corpus ChristiCatholic
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    Monday july 8, 2024Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday july 9, 2024Sao Paulo State RebellionSecular holiday
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    Monday july 29, 2024Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Barreto's Cowboy FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday august 25, 2024Regional holidaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday september 3, 2024Regional holidaySecular holiday
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    Saturday september 7, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Saturday october 12, 2024Our Lady of AparecidaSecular holiday
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    Tuesday october 15, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday october 21, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday october 28, 2024Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Saturday november 2, 2024Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day)Catholic or protestant
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    Sunday november 3, 2024F1 Grand PrixSports events
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    Friday november 15, 2024Proclamation of the RepublicSecular holiday
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    Wednesday november 20, 2024Zumbi dos Palmares - Black Consciousness DayBanks only
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    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 .

    Mothers' Day

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    Sunday may 12, 2024
    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

    Corpus Christi

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    Thursday may 30, 2024
    Catholic : 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. the actual celebration is moved to the nearest weekend.

    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Monday july 8, 2024
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    Sao Paulo State Rebellion

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    Tuesday july 9, 2024
    Secular holiday : In 1932 Sao Paulo State was governed by a governor imposed by the central government in Rio de Janeiro and the Paulistas (people from Sao Paulo) decided to break with the central government and start a military movement against the central government. This movement ended in a 3 month civil war. The slogan was Viveram Pouco para morrer bem - Morreram jovens para viver siempre (a short life to die well- a good death to live forever).

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday july 29, 2024
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    Barreto's Cowboy Festival

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Culture : Https://www.passeios.org/ celebrates all things rodeo, and features a huge range of events and attractions connected to the country’s cowboy and hinterland traditions. 2024 edition confirmed

    Regional holiday

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    Sunday august 25, 2024
    Secular holiday : Barretos Day Barretos only

    Regional holiday

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    Tuesday september 3, 2024
    Secular holiday : Ilhabela Day Ilhabela only

    Independence Day

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    Saturday september 7, 2024
    Secular holiday : In 1807, Napoleon's army marched on Lisbon. Two days before the invasion, the Portuguese Prince Regent set sail for Brazil. On arrival, he made Rio de Janeiro the capital of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarve; Brazil became the only New World colony to serve as the seat of a European monarch. In 1822 the Prince Regent's son, who had been left behind to rule the colony when his father returned to Portugal, pulled out his sword and yelled the battle cry 'Independência ou morte!' (independence or death). Portugal was too weak to fight its favourite son, so Brazil became an independent empire without spilling a drop of blood.

    Our Lady of Aparecida

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    Saturday october 12, 2024
    Secular holiday : Our Lady who Appeared refers to a statue of the Virgin Mary located in the Basilica of Aparecida in Aparecida, and patroness of Brazil. One of the most visited places in the Catholic world.

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday october 15, 2024
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    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday october 21, 2024
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    Civil Servants holiday

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    Monday october 28, 2024
    Secular holiday : Information: Some government agencies are closed; banks may close half-day or even the full day.

    Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day)

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    Saturday november 2, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : 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.

    F1 Grand Prix

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    Sunday november 3, 2024
    Sports events : Https://www.sportauto.fr in Sao Paulo 2024 edition confirmed

    Proclamation of the Republic

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    Friday november 15, 2024
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    Zumbi dos Palmares - Black Consciousness Day

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    Wednesday november 20, 2024
    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.