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Malawi - 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 Malawi



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Good Friday*Tuesday April 14, 2015Catholic or protestant 
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Holy SaturdayWednesday April 15, 2015Catholic 
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EasterThursday April 16, 2015cards/flowers 
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Easter Monday*Friday April 17, 2015Catholic or protestant 
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Labor Day/May Day*Friday May 1, 2015Secular holiday 
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Kamuzu Day*Friday May 15, 2015Secular holiday 
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Good Friday -
Friday April 14, 2017

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 15, 2017

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Easter -
Sunday April 16, 2017

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Easter Monday -
Monday April 17, 2017

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 -
Monday May 1, 2017

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 .


Kamuzu Day -
Monday May 15, 2017

Secular holiday : In tribute to the nation's first president, Dr. Kamuzu Banda