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Saint Eustatius (Netherl. Antilles) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Saint Eustatius (Netherl. Antilles) : 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: Netherlands Antilles Guilder (ANG)
ISO code: BQ - Internet domain: .bq - Telephone code: 599 3 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: no)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 10, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Friday February 25, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday February 28, 2022CarnivalSecular holiday
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Tuesday March 1, 2022CarnivalEvents, celebrations...
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Monday March 7, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday April 14, 2022Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday April 19, 2022Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday April 27, 2022King's BirthdaySecular holiday
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Sunday June 5, 2022WhitsundayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday June 19, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Friday July 1, 2022End of school yearSchool holidays
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Monday July 25, 2022CarnivalSecular holiday
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Monday July 25, 2022CarnivalEvents, celebrations...
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
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

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Governor de Graaff School
Dates 2022 NOT CONFIRMED; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

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Valentine's Day

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Monday February 14, 2022
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

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 25, 2022
School holidays :

Carnival

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Monday February 28, 2022
Secular holiday :

Carnival

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Tuesday March 1, 2022
Culture :

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Monday March 7, 2022
School holidays :

Easter holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 14, 2022
School holidays :

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.

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
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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Tuesday April 19, 2022
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King's Birthday

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Wednesday April 27, 2022
Secular holiday : Koningsdag

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 .

Public holiday

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Monday May 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

Whitsunday

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 19, 2022
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End of school year

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Friday July 1, 2022
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Carnival

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Monday July 25, 2022
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Carnival

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Monday July 25, 2022
Culture : Lasts 9 days - Festivities at carnival village nightly, music, local & international show and beauty & calypso contests