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Guyana : 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

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  • Internet domain: .gy - telephone code: +592 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Wednesday December 14, 2022Christmas holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday December 25, 2022Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday December 26, 2022Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday December 27, 2022St Stephen's DayCatholic or protestant
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Tuesday January 10, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Thursday February 23, 2023Republic DayNational Day
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    Tuesday March 7, 2023Holi / HolikaHinduism
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    Monday March 13, 2023Local electionsSpecial Events
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    Friday March 31, 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 12, 2023Passovercards/flowers
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    Monday April 17, 2023Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Friday May 5, 2023Indian Heritage DaySecular holiday
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    Friday May 26, 2023Independence DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday June 7, 2023Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday June 18, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Thursday June 29, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Christmas holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday December 14, 2022
    School holidays :

    Christmas Day

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    Sunday December 25, 2022
    Catholic or protestant :

    Christmas Day

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    Monday December 26, 2022
    Catholic or protestant :

    St Stephen's Day

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    Tuesday December 27, 2022
    Catholic or protestant : Remembrance of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

    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

    New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Christmas holiday (end)

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    Tuesday January 10, 2023
    School holidays : Www.education.gov.gy
    https://www.giagy.org/
    Applies to Georgetown -- 10 other regions follow slightly different calendars
    gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Schooling is mandatory till age 14
    schools close on Saturday
    school uniforms required

    We carry confirmed dates till July 2023

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    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

    Republic Day

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    Thursday February 23, 2023
    Secular holiday : In 1970, status of sovereign democratic state within the British Commonwealth

    Holi / Holika

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    Tuesday March 7, 2023
    Hinduism : The religious meaning of this celebration is the burning of any perversion. It marks the victory of good over evil.

    Local elections

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    Monday March 13, 2023
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    Easter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday March 31, 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.

    Passover

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    Wednesday April 12, 2023
    cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday

    Easter holiday (end)

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    Monday April 17, 2023
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    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 .

    Indian Heritage Day

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    Friday May 5, 2023
    Secular holiday : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Independence Day

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    Friday May 26, 2023
    Secular holiday : Granted by Britain in 1966. British Guiana became Guyana ( land of waters in local vernacular) Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday June 7, 2023
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    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday June 18, 2023
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday June 29, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :