New Year's Day -
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. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 4, 2021
School holidays : Http://moe.gov.bz
calendar gazetted by the Ministry of EducationPISA ranking (average 493): not listed
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
no school on Saturday
school uniforms required
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George Price Day -
Saturday January 15, 2022
Secular holiday : A statesman who served twice as the head of government of Belize from 1961–1984 and 1989–1993. He served as First Minister and Premier under British rule until independence in 1981 and was the nations first prime minister after independence that year. He is considered to have been one of the principal architects of Belizean independence. Today he is referred to by many as the Father of the Nation . Price effectively dominated Belizean politics from the early 1960s until his 1996 retirement from party leadership, serving as the nations head of government under various titles for most of that period. from 2021
Chinese New Year -
Friday February 12, 2021
cards/flowers : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. NOT a public holiday
Valentine's Day -
Sunday February 14, 2021
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
National Heroes and Benefactors Day -
Monday March 8, 2021
Secular holiday : In tribute to an Englishman, Sir Henry Edward Ernest Victor Bliss, a great benefactor of Belize.
Easter holiday (beginning) -
Friday March 26, 2021
School holidays :
Good Friday -
Friday April 2, 2021
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.
Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 3, 2021
Catholic : Paid holiday
Easter Monday -
Monday April 5, 2021
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) -
Monday April 12, 2021
School holidays :