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Paraguay : 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 current 2 months



Internet domain: .py - Telephone code: +595 - International dialing code: 002 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: yes)
Currency: Guarani (PYG) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Daylight Saving TimeSunday March 11, 2018Special Events 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Wednesday March 28, 2018School holidays 
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Maundy Thursday*Thursday March 29, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Good Friday*Friday March 30, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Sunday April 1, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Monday April 2, 2018School holidays 
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general electionSunday April 22, 2018Special Events 
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Labor Day/May Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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Peace of Chaco Day*Monday June 11, 2018Secular holiday 
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Fathers' DaySunday June 17, 2018cards/flowers 
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winter holiday (beginning)Friday July 6, 2018School holidays 
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winter holiday (end)Monday July 23, 2018School holidays 
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Foundation of Asunción*Wednesday August 15, 2018Secular holiday 
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Battle of Boqueron**Saturday September 29, 2018Secular holiday 
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Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 11, 2018

Special Events :


Easter holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday March 28, 2018

School holidays :


Maundy Thursday -
Thursday March 29, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).


Good Friday -
Friday March 30, 2018

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 -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday April 2, 2018

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General election -
Sunday April 22, 2018

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Reporter's Day -
Friday April 26, 2019

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Labor Day/May Day -
Tuesday May 1, 2018

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 .


Día de la Solidaridad y Memoria -
Wednesday May 1, 2019

Special Events : In tribute of the victims of the Ycuá Bolaños supermarket accident that occurred in 2004


Independence Day -
Tuesday May 14, 2019

Secular holiday : The Spanish governor was overthrowned in 1811


Mothers' Day -
Wednesday May 15, 2019

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Peace of Chaco Day -
Monday June 11, 2018

Secular holiday : Celebrates the end of the Chaco War against Bolivia (1935 )


Fathers' Day -
Sunday June 17, 2018

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Winter holiday (beginning) -
Friday July 6, 2018

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Winter holiday (end) -
Monday July 23, 2018

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Foundation of Asunción -
Wednesday August 15, 2018

Secular holiday : Gold-seeking Spaniards first established a fort on the Guarani inhabited Paraguay River on August 15, 1537. They called it Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion (Our Lady of the Assumption). http://news.quickfound.net/intl/paraguay_news.html


Battle of Boqueron -
Saturday September 29, 2018

Secular holiday : The border was preserved thank to this battle in 1930 Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday