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SaoTomé and Principe - 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 SaoTomé and Principe



Internet domain: .st - Telephone code: +239 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: no)
Currency: Dobra (STD) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Thursday January 1, 2015Secular holiday 
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Christmas holiday (end)**Thursday January 1, 2015School holidays 
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Heroes Day*Sunday January 4, 2015Events, celebrations... 
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Christmas holiday (beginning)Tuesday December 15, 2015School holidays 
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Saint ThomasMonday December 21, 2015Catholic 
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Christmas Day*Friday December 25, 2015Catholic or protestant 
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New Year's Day -
Monday January 1, 2018

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 1, 2018

School holidays : official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
Schooling is officially mandatory till age 15, but most children leave school at 10
Teaching languages: Portuguese
schools are closed on Sunday
school uniforms required
confirmed till September 2017


Heroes Day -
Thursday January 4, 2018

Culture : Dia do Rei Amador - King Amador is the emblematic figure of the struggle for the liberation of slaves from Portuguese colonists in the sixteenth century.


Christmas holiday (beginning) -
Friday December 15, 2017

School holidays :


Saint Thomas -
Thursday December 21, 2017

Catholic :


Christmas Day -
Monday December 25, 2017

Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.