New Year's Day -
Friday January 1, 2021
Secular holiday : In order to set the calendar right, the Roman senate, in 153 BC, declared January 1 to be the beginning of the new year. But tampering continued until Julius Caesar, in 46 BC, established what has come to be known as the Julian Calendar. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
2nd January -
Thursday January 2, 2020
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Summer holiday (end) -
Monday January 13, 2020
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Schooling is mandatory till age 15
no school on Saturday
school uniforms required
We carry all confirmed dates till Feb 2020
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Valentine's Day -
Friday February 14, 2020
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) -
Wednesday April 8, 2020
School holidays :
Good Friday -
Friday April 10, 2020
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.
Sunday April 12, 2020
Catholic or protestant : 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.
Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday April 27, 2020
School holidays :