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Guyana - 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 Guyana



Internet domain: .gy - telephone code: +592 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: no)
Currency: Dollar (GYD) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Valentine's Day*Friday February 14, 2020cards/flowers 
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Republic Day*Monday February 24, 2020National Day 
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parliamentary electionMonday March 2, 2020Special Events 
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parliamentary electionMonday March 2, 2020Special Events 
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Election DayMonday March 2, 2020Secular holiday 
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Holi or Holika (second day)*Tuesday March 10, 2020Hinduism 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Friday April 3, 2020School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday April 10, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Sunday April 12, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 13, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Passover**Wednesday April 15, 2020cards/flowers 
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Easter holiday (end)Monday April 20, 2020School holidays 
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Labor Day/May Day*Friday May 1, 2020Secular holiday 
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Indian Heritage Day**Tuesday May 5, 2020Secular holiday 
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Independence Day**Tuesday May 26, 2020Secular holiday 
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Valentine's Day -
Sunday February 14, 2021

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February


Republic Day -
Monday February 24, 2020

Secular holiday : In 1970, status of sovereign democratic state within the British Commonwealth


Parliamentary election -
Monday March 2, 2020

Special Events :


Parliamentary election -
Monday March 2, 2020

Special Events :


Election Day -
Monday March 2, 2020

Secular holiday :


Holi or Holika (second day) -
Tuesday March 10, 2020

Hinduism : Hindu spring festival dedicated to the god of pleasure. It is observed in a colorful and boisterous manner. People shower each other with colored water and smear red and green powder on each other,


Easter holiday (beginning) -
Friday April 3, 2020

School holidays :


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


Easter Monday -
Monday April 13, 2020

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.


Passover -
Wednesday April 15, 2020

cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday April 20, 2020

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Labor Day/May Day -
Friday May 1, 2020

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 .


Indian Heritage Day -
Tuesday May 5, 2020

Secular holiday : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Independence Day -
Tuesday May 26, 2020

Secular holiday : Granted by Britain in 1966. British Guiana became Guyana ( land of waters in local vernacular) Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday