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Argentina (La Rioja) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Peso (ARS)
  • Internet extension: .ar - Telephone code: +54 - International dialing code: 00
    Jewish & Muslim celebrations may officially be observed by local communities - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
    2019 calendar confirmed
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Friday December 30, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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    Saturday December 31, 2022New Year's EveSecular holiday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday February 20, 2023CarnivalSecular holiday
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    Tuesday February 21, 2023CarnivalSecular holiday
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    Monday March 6, 2023Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Friday March 24, 2023National day of the Memory by the Truth and JusticeSecular holiday
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    Sunday April 2, 2023Malvinas DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday April 6, 2023Maundy ThursdayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Sunday April 16, 2023Gubernatorial electionSpecial Events
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 25, 2023May Day RevolutionNational Day
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    Friday May 26, 2023Public holidaySecular holiday
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    Banks are closed

    Friday December 30, 2022
    Banks only :

    New Year's Eve

    Saturday December 31, 2022
    Secular holiday :

    School holidays

    Sunday January 1, 2023
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    calendar gazetted by the Department of Education
    Number of teaching day: 187
    PISA ranking (average 493): 475
    Schooling is mandatory till age 16
    average number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 1370
    many schools operate on Saturday
    school uniforms are generally worn
    University of Buenos Aires ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #75/Shanghai #151-200

    We carry confirmed dates till Jan 2023

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    New Year's Day

    Sunday January 1, 2023
    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


    Monday February 20, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Gualeguaychu Carnival: dressed in colorful suits, groups of people are dancing. Bands of street musicians (Murgas) participate in giant parades or Corsos .


    Tuesday February 21, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Gualeguaychu Carnival: groups of people dance dressed in colorful suits. Murgas bands of street musicians participate in giant parades or Corsos.

    Beginning of school year

    Monday March 6, 2023
    School holidays :

    National day of the Memory by the Truth and Justice

    Friday March 24, 2023
    Secular holiday : Commemoration of the 1976 coup that ushered in the last dictatorship of the country. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Malvinas Day

    Sunday April 2, 2023
    Secular holiday : Veterans Day and tribute to the fallen in the Malvinas War Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Maundy Thursday

    Thursday April 6, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).

    Good Friday

    Friday April 7, 2023
    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.

    Gubernatorial election

    Sunday April 16, 2023
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    Labor Day/May Day

    Monday May 1, 2023
    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 .

    May Day Revolution

    Thursday May 25, 2023
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of the 1810 Revolution ( Revolución de Mayo )

    Public holiday

    Friday May 26, 2023
    Secular holiday : Census day