Sunday April 12, 2020
Catholic or protestant : Considered as a public holiday since 2017 not a paid holiday
Easter Monday -
Monday April 13, 2020
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.
Labor Day/May Day -
Friday May 1, 2020
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 -
Saturday May 2, 2020
Secular holiday :
Ramadan holiday (beginning) -
Thursday May 21, 2020
School holidays :
End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday May 24, 2020
Muslim, Sufi : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Ramadan holiday (end) -
Sunday May 31, 2020
School holidays :
Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday June 5, 2020
School holidays : http://bhz.qsi.org/
Day of Mourning -
Saturday July 11, 2020
Special Events : Remembrance of the 1995 fights in Srebrenica
Kurban Bayram -
Friday July 31, 2020
Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam.
Information1: It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.
The Prophet Muhammad called Eid Al-Adha the best day of the year, since it is the last and biggest day of the annual pilgrimage.