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

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



Internet domain: .ug - Telephone code: +256 - International dialing code: 000 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
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Weekend: Sunday




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Womens' Day**Wednesday March 8, 2017Secular holiday 
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Arbor DayFriday March 24, 2017cards/flowers 
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Good Friday*Thursday March 30, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Saturday April 1, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Sunday April 2, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Labor Day/May Day*Monday May 1, 2017Secular holiday 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Thursday May 4, 2017School holidays 
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Royal weddingThursday May 18, 2017Special Events 
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Day of mourning (Buganda state only)*Wednesday May 24, 2017Secular holiday 
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mid-term holiday (end)Sunday May 28, 2017School holidays 
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Martyrs of Uganda Day**Saturday June 3, 2017Secular holiday 
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National Heroes Day*Friday June 9, 2017Secular holiday 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Thursday June 15, 2017Muslim, Sufi 
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Fathers' DayWednesday June 21, 2017cards/flowers 
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Public holiday*Monday July 10, 2017Secular holiday 
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local electionsMonday July 10, 2017Special Events 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Monday August 21, 2017Muslim, Sufi 
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summer holiday (beginning)Thursday August 31, 2017School holidays 
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summer holiday (end)Sunday September 24, 2017School holidays 
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Womens' Day -
Friday March 8, 2019

Secular holiday : In Mainland China, 1/2 day holiday for women only


Arbor Day -
Sunday March 24, 2019

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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 Monday -
Monday April 2, 2018

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 -
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 .


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday May 4, 2018

School holidays :


Royal wedding -
Friday May 18, 2018

Special Events :


Day of mourning (Buganda state only) -
Friday May 24, 2019

Secular holiday : Commemorates the attack on Lubiri by Obote's forces - from 2007 onwards


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday May 28, 2018

School holidays :


Martyrs of Uganda Day -
Monday June 3, 2019

Secular holiday : Honours a group of Catholic and Protestant converts killed by Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda Kingdom between 1885 and 1887. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


National Heroes Day -
Sunday June 9, 2019

Secular holiday : Honors all those who sacrificed themselves to better the lives of the Ugandan people. Unfortunately, the holiday is one of the most divisive days in the Ugandan year. What constitutes a hero, and who specifically should be honored, are matters of debate in the country. Many of the heroes officially recognized by the government are fallen soldiers who died during Uganda's civil war in the 1980s. But the scars of that war, and the memories of crimes committed by both sides against the Ugandan people, are still in evidence today. There is no widespread agreement as to which of that war's fallen should be honored. Some citizens have argued for remembering less controversial heroes, such as the Ugandan doctor who detected a deadly Ebola outbreak before it spread. [encyclopedia2]


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday June 15, 2018

Muslim, Sufi :


Fathers' Day -
Friday June 21, 2019

cards/flowers :


Public holiday -
Tuesday July 10, 2018

Secular holiday : Election day


Local elections -
Tuesday July 10, 2018

Special Events :


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday August 21, 2018

Muslim, Sufi :


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday August 31, 2018

School holidays :


Summer holiday (end) -
Monday September 24, 2018

School holidays :