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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines



Internet domain: .vc - Telephone code: +1-784 - International dialing code: 011 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: no)
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Heroes Day*Tuesday March 14, 2017National Day 
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Bequia Easter Regatta*Wednesday March 29, 2017Sports events 
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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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Mothers' Day*Saturday May 13, 2017cards/flowers 
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Royal weddingThursday May 18, 2017Special Events 
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Pentecost (beginning)Thursday May 18, 2017School holidays 
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Whit Monday*Sunday May 21, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Pentecost (end)Monday May 22, 2017School holidays 
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Fathers' DaySaturday June 17, 2017cards/flowers 
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Caricom Day*Sunday July 2, 2017Secular holiday 
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Mardi Gras*Monday July 3, 2017Secular holiday 
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Emancipation Day*Tuesday August 1, 2017Secular holiday 
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Heroes Day -
Thursday March 14, 2019

Secular holiday : Celebrates paramount Carib Chief, Joseph Chatoyer, the country's sole official national hero, to prevent the Europeans from colonizing St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) in the 18th century.


Bequia Easter Regatta -
Thursday March 29, 2018

Sports events : Lasts 4 days www.bequiaregatta.com/ 2018 edition confirmed
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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 .


Mothers' Day -
Sunday May 13, 2018

cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson approved Mother’s Day in 1914


Royal wedding -
Friday May 18, 2018

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Pentecost (beginning) -
Friday May 18, 2018

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Whit Monday -
Monday May 21, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.


Pentecost (end) -
Tuesday May 22, 2018

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Fathers' Day -
Sunday June 17, 2018

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Caricom Day -
Monday July 2, 2018

Secular holiday : Treaty establishing the Caribbean Community and Common Market (Guyana, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago), also called the Treaty of Chaguaramas. Signed on July 4, 1973.


Mardi Gras -
Tuesday July 3, 2018

Secular holiday : Please check date which can be changed by a week. Mardi Gras ends 10 days of festivities.


Emancipation Day -
Wednesday August 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Reverted to August 1st in 2007