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Portugal - 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 Portugal



Internet domain: .pt - telephone code: +351 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: yes)
Currency: Euro (EUR) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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April Fools Day**Sunday April 1, 2018cards/flowers 
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Easter**Sunday April 1, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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spring holiday (end)Monday April 9, 2018School holidays 
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Liberation Day*Wednesday April 25, 2018Secular holiday 
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Estoril Tennis Open*Monday April 30, 2018Sports events 
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Labor Day/May Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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Mothers' Day*Sunday May 6, 2018cards/flowers 
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Local Fair (Ponta Delgada)Friday May 18, 2018Tradeshows 
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Vodafone Rally de Portugal**Sunday May 20, 2018Sports events 
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Corpus Christi**Thursday May 31, 2018Catholic 
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National Day**Sunday June 10, 2018National Day 
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St Anthony (Lisbon only)**Wednesday June 13, 2018Catholic 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)**Friday June 15, 2018cards/flowers 
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summer holiday (beginning)*Friday June 22, 2018School holidays 
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summer holiday (beginning)*Friday June 22, 2018School holidays 
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FIA Lisboa**Saturday June 23, 2018Tradeshows 
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optional holiday**Sunday June 24, 2018Catholic 
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Regional holiday**Friday June 29, 2018Catholic 
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summer holiday (beginning)*Friday July 6, 2018School holidays 
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Assumption*Wednesday August 15, 2018Catholic 
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Rosh Hashanah**Monday September 10, 2018cards/flowers 
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summer holiday (end)*Monday September 17, 2018School holidays 
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Yom KippurTuesday September 18, 2018cards/flowers 
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Republic Day*Friday October 5, 2018Secular holiday 
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Lisbon Marathon*Sunday October 21, 2018Sports events 
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Daylight Saving Time*Sunday October 28, 2018Special Events 
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April Fools Day -
Monday April 1, 2019

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.


Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday


Spring holiday (end) -
Monday April 9, 2018

School holidays :


Liberation Day -
Thursday April 25, 2019

Secular holiday : carnations military revolution in 1974 which overthrew the Salazar regime


Estoril Tennis Open -
Monday April 30, 2018

Sports events : Http://www.atptennis.com/en/tournaments/profile/468.asp 2018 edition confirmed
Contact edit@edit.fr to get calendar


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 6, 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.


Local Fair (Ponta Delgada) -
Saturday May 18, 2019

Tradeshows :


Vodafone Rally de Portugal -
Sunday May 20, 2018

Sports events : Lasts 3 days - http://www.rallydeportugal.pt/ arrival in Algarve region We carry the 2018 confirmed calendar
Contact edit@edit.fr to get the calendar for this event or one file containing confirmed calendars of most international sports events.


Corpus Christi -
Thursday May 31, 2018

Catholic : Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church. For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity. From 2012 onwards, the actual celebration is moved to the nearest weekend.


National Day -
Monday June 10, 2019

Secular holiday : Commemorates Luis de Camoes, Portugal's greatest poet, who died in 1580. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


St Anthony (Lisbon only) -
Thursday June 13, 2019

Catholic : also in Aljustrel, de Cascais, Vila Nova de Famalicão, Vila Real.


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

cards/flowers : The month of Ramadan is that in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the criterion (of right and wrong). And whosoever of you is present, let him fast the month, and whosoever of you is sick or on a journey, a number of other days. Allah desires for you ease; He desires not hardship for you; and that you should complete the period, and that you should magnify Allah for having guided you, and that perhaps you may be thankful NOT a public holiday [Wikipedia]


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday June 22, 2018

School holidays : Only ages 1-4


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday June 22, 2018

School holidays : Only ages of 5, 6, 7, 8 & 10


FIA Lisboa -
Saturday June 23, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 1 week - http://fialisboa.fil.pt/ in Lisbon 2018 edition confirmed
Contact edit@edit.fr to get full calendar


Optional holiday -
Monday June 24, 2019

Catholic : St John Porto & Braga only


Regional holiday -
Saturday June 29, 2019

Catholic : Póvoa de Varzim only


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday July 6, 2018

School holidays : Only ages 9-12


Assumption -
Wednesday August 15, 2018

Catholic : Dogma defined by the Catholic Church on November 1, 1950, when Pope Pius XII declared that at the end of her life, Mary's body and soul were assumed into Heaven.


Rosh Hashanah -
Monday September 10, 2018

cards/flowers : Jewish New Year NOT a public holiday


Summer holiday (end) -
Monday September 17, 2018

School holidays : Can be a few days earlier in certain schools


Yom Kippur -
Tuesday September 18, 2018

cards/flowers :


Republic Day -
Friday October 5, 2018

Secular holiday : The establishment of the Portuguese Republic was the result of a coup d'état organised by the Portuguese Republican Party which, on 5 October 1910, deposed the constitutional monarchy and established a republican regime in Portugal. The subjugation of the country to British colonial interests, the royal family's expenses,the power of the Church, the political and social instability, the system of alternating power of the two political parties (Progressive and Regenerador), João Franco's dictatorship, an apparent inability to adapt to modern times – all contributed to an unrelenting erosion of the Portuguese monarchy. The proponents of the republic, particularly the Republican Party, found ways to take advantage of the situation. The Republican Party presented itself as the only one that had a programme that was capable of returning to the country its lost status and place Portugal on the way of progress. [Wikipedia]


Lisbon Marathon -
Sunday October 21, 2018

Sports events : Http://www.running-portugal.com 2017 edition confirmed


Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday October 28, 2018

Special Events : At 1:00 a.m. local times