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Grenada - 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 Grenada



Internet domain: .gd - Telephone code: +1-473 - International dialing code: 011 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: no)
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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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Royal weddingFriday May 18, 2018Special Events 
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Pentecost (beginning)Friday May 18, 2018School holidays 
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Whit Monday*Monday May 21, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Pentecost (end)Tuesday May 22, 2018School holidays 
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Corpus Cristi*Thursday May 31, 2018Catholic 
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summer holiday (beginning)Friday July 6, 2018School holidays 
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Carriacou Regatta*Sunday July 29, 2018Sports events 
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Emancipation Day*Monday August 6, 2018Secular holiday 
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Carnival*Monday August 13, 2018Secular holiday 
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Carnival Tuesday*Tuesday August 14, 2018Secular holiday 
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Regional holiday**Monday August 20, 2018Secular holiday 
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Kirani Day*Saturday September 1, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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summer holiday (end)Tuesday September 4, 2018School holidays 
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Thanksgiving*Thursday October 25, 2018Secular holiday 
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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


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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Corpus Cristi -
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.


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday July 6, 2018

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Carriacou Regatta -
Sunday July 29, 2018

Sports events : Lasts 8 days http://www.grenadagrenadines.com/ updated Dec 2014


Emancipation Day -
Monday August 6, 2018

Secular holiday : Celebrating the abolition of slavery.


Carnival -
Monday August 13, 2018

Secular holiday : From dawn on Carnival Monday, the streets of Grenada's towns are filled with traditional masqueraders depicting Devils (Jab-Jabs) and social commentaries of the highlights of the past year (Ole Mas). Spectators and masqueraders dance to the sounds of steel bands and DJ’s playing the latest carnival melodies.


Carnival Tuesday -
Tuesday August 14, 2018

Secular holiday : Carnival celebrations come to an end on Carnival Tuesday with the parade of the bands. Masqueraders dance through the streets showcasing their brightly coloured costumes to the delight of the crowd with sounds of steel bands and DJ’s playing the latest carnival songs


Regional holiday -
Monday August 20, 2018

Secular holiday : in St George only http://www.grenadagrenadines.com/cal.html


Kirani Day -
Saturday September 1, 2018

Culture : Kirani James Day clebrates the achievements of Kirani James Grenada's first Olympic Gold Medalist


Summer holiday (end) -
Tuesday September 4, 2018

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Thanksgiving -
Thursday October 25, 2018

Secular holiday : Relations with the United States were strained when Maurice Bishop took power in a bloodless coup and suspended the 1974 Constitution. Following another coup in which Bishop among others were executed, the United States invaded Grenada on October 25, 1983. They were accompanied by troups from Jamaica, Barbados, and other countries. The Constitution was reinstated, and elections were held the following year.