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Brazil (Bahia) - 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 Brazil (Bahia)

Internet domain: .br - Telephone code: 55 - International dialing code: 0014
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Currency: Real (BRL) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Monday January 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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School holidays**Monday January 1, 2018School holidays 
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Yemanjá Day**Friday February 2, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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summer holiday (end)Saturday February 3, 2018School holidays 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)Wednesday February 21, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Carnival (first day)Wednesday February 21, 2018School holidays 
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optional holidaySaturday February 24, 2018Secular holiday 
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optional holiday*Sunday February 25, 2018Secular holiday 
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Carnival (last day)Monday February 26, 2018School holidays 
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optional holiday*Monday February 26, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Mid-Lent*Monday March 19, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Salvador Day (Salvador only)Thursday March 29, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Bank Holiday (from 13:00)Monday April 9, 2018Banks only 
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Good Friday*Tuesday April 10, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Thursday April 12, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Tiradentes Day**Saturday April 21, 2018Secular holiday 
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New Year's Day -
Friday January 1, 2021

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

School holidays -
Friday January 1, 2021

School holidays :
calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
PISA ranking (average 493): 401
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
Number of teaching days: 200
Schools may open on Saturday
School uniforms often required
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Yemanjá Day -
Sunday February 2, 2020

Culture : In Salvador de Bahia Sea Goddess celebration please check dates:

Summer holiday (end) -
Monday February 3, 2020

School holidays :

Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Friday February 21, 2020

Culture :

Carnival (first day) -
Friday February 21, 2020

School holidays :

Optional holiday -
Monday February 24, 2020

Secular holiday :

Optional holiday -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Secular holiday : Carnival

Carnival (last day) -
Wednesday February 26, 2020

School holidays :

Optional holiday -
Wednesday February 26, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Ash Wednesday

Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture : A French Middle-Age tradition, celebrated in some French villages, in the French Caribbean and in Brazil ( Micareta )

Salvador Day (Salvador only) -
Sunday March 29, 2020

Culture :

Bank Holiday (from 13:00) -
Thursday April 9, 2020

Banks only :

Good Friday -
Friday April 10, 2020

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 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Tiradentes Day -
Tuesday April 21, 2020

Secular holiday : In tribute to national hero Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, a resistant in the upraise against the Portuguese. Since he was a dentist, he was nicknamed tiradentes ( tooth-puller ). He was executed in 1789. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday