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Colombia - 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 Colombia

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Weekend: Sunday

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Easter**Sunday April 1, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Monday April 2, 2018School holidays 
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Labor Day/May Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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Mothers' Day*Sunday May 13, 2018cards/flowers 
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Ascension (forwarded to Monday)Monday May 14, 2018Catholic 
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presidential electionSunday May 27, 2018Special Events 
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Corpus Christi (forwarded to Monday)Monday June 4, 2018Catholic 
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Sacred Heart (postponed to Monday)*Monday June 11, 2018Catholic 
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Fathers' DaySunday June 17, 2018cards/flowers 
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St Peter & St Paul (forwarded to Monday)*Monday July 2, 2018Catholic 
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summer holiday (beginning)Monday July 2, 2018School holidays 
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summer holiday (end)Thursday July 12, 2018School holidays 
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Independence Day*Friday July 20, 2018National Day 
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Boyaca Battle Day*Tuesday August 7, 2018Secular holiday 
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Assumption (forwarded to Monday)**Monday August 20, 2018Catholic 
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Rosh Hashanah**Monday September 10, 2018cards/flowers 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Friday October 5, 2018School holidays 
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Spanishness Day*Monday October 15, 2018Secular holiday 
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mid-term holiday (end)Monday October 15, 2018School holidays 
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Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Easter holiday (end) -
Monday April 2, 2018

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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

Ascension (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday May 14, 2018

Catholic :

Presidential election -
Sunday May 27, 2018

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Corpus Christi (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday June 4, 2018

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Sacred Heart (postponed to Monday) -
Monday June 11, 2018

Catholic : Devotional name used by some Roman Catholics to refer to the physical heart of Jesus Christ as a symbol of Divine love. Devotion to the Sacred Heart in focusing on Christ's heart metaphorically focuses on the emotional and moral life of Jesus and especially His love for humanity. Wikipedia

Fathers' Day -
Sunday June 17, 2018

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St Peter & St Paul (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday July 2, 2018

Catholic : Christian holiday commemorating the date around 258, under the Valerian persecution, when what were believed to be the remains of the two apostles were both moved temporarily to prevent them from falling into the hands of the persecutors.

Summer holiday (beginning) -
Monday July 2, 2018

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Summer holiday (end) -
Thursday July 12, 2018

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Independence Day -
Saturday July 20, 2019

Secular holiday : Conmemoration of the independence from Spain at the beginning of the 19th Century

Boyaca Battle Day -
Tuesday August 7, 2018

Secular holiday : Defeat of the Spanish by the South American people in 1819

Assumption (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday August 20, 2018

Catholic : The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is the dogma so far defined by the Church. The definition was made by Pope Pius XII on 1st November 1950. The Pope proclaimed: "We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory."

Rosh Hashanah -
Monday September 10, 2018

cards/flowers : Jewish New Year NOT a public holiday

Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday October 5, 2018

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Spanishness Day -
Monday October 15, 2018

Secular holiday : On October 12, 1492, Christopher Colombus, a navigator from Genova, reached the New World. Numerous nations celebrate this event on October 12. In the U.S. and in Colombia, the celebration takes place on the second Monday of October.

Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday October 15, 2018

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