|New Year's Day*||Monday January 3, 2022||Secular holiday
|Christmas holiday (end)**||Monday January 3, 2022||School holidays
|Christmas holiday (beginning)||Friday December 17, 2021||School holidays
|Christmas Day*||Monday December 27, 2021||Catholic or protestant
|Boxing Day||Tuesday December 28, 2021||Secular holiday
|New Year's Eve**||Friday December 31, 2021||Secular holiday
New Year's Day -
Monday January 3, 2022
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.
Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 3, 2022
School holidays : Http://www.gov.ms/education-2/
Education on the Caribbean Island of Montserrat is based on the British model, is free up to age 17, and is compulsory from age 4 to 14. The first 6 of these years take place at primary school.
Teaching language: English
schools close on Saturday & Sunday
school uniforms required
2020-2021 uncertain due to Covid epidemics
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Christmas holiday (beginning) -
Friday December 17, 2021
School holidays :
Christmas Day -
Monday December 27, 2021
Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.
Boxing Day -
Tuesday December 28, 2021
Secular holiday :
New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021
Secular holiday : paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday