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Lebanon - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Lebanon



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Labor Day/May Day*Friday May 1, 2015Secular holiday 
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Orthodox Easter**Friday May 1, 2015Orthodox 
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Orthodox Easter Monday**Saturday May 2, 2015Banks only 
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Easter holiday (end)Saturday May 2, 2015School holidays 
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Public holidaySunday May 3, 2015Secular holiday 
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South Lebanon Liberation Day*Friday May 8, 2015Secular holiday 
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Liberation Day*Monday May 25, 2015Secular holiday 
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Fathers' DaySunday June 21, 2015cards/flowers 
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Labor Day/May Day -
Sunday May 1, 2016

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 .


Orthodox Easter -
Sunday May 1, 2016

Orthodox : Only observed by the Orthodox community


Orthodox Easter Monday -
Monday May 2, 2016

Banks only : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter(or Pascha).The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy.The Easter breads are a worldwide Orthodox tradition as well.This bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place:Midnight Office,Rush Procession,Matins & Divine Liturgy.After the service,the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home.The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days.One egg takes place before the Easter lunch.Each person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of good luck.The traditional Orthodox Paschal greeting is: Christ is Risen! .The answer is: Indeed He is Risen . May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday May 2, 2016

School holidays (please double check) :


Public holiday -
Tuesday May 3, 2016

Secular holiday :


South Lebanon Liberation Day -
Sunday May 8, 2016

Secular holiday : From 2005 onwards


Liberation Day -
Wednesday May 25, 2016

Secular holiday : On May 25, 2000, the Israeli army withdrew from occupied territory in Southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation


Fathers' Day -
Tuesday June 21, 2016

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