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Spain (Céuta and Melilla) : 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: Euro (EUR)
Spain has set in 2007 a maximum of 14 public holidays (fiestas) every year: no more than two of those can be at a local level.
Internet domain: .es - Telephone code: +34 - International dialing code: 00
European Truck Ban: 08:00 to 24:00 on Sundays, public holidays eve
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 2, 2022Regional holidaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022EpiphanyCatholic
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Monday January 10, 2022Christmas holidays (end)School holidays
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Sunday March 13, 2022Melilla DaySecular holiday
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Saturday March 19, 2022San Josécards/flowers
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Friday April 8, 2022Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Thursday April 14, 2022Maundy ThursdayCatholic or protestant
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday June 13, 2022St AnthonyCatholic
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Thursday June 23, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday July 11, 2022Regional holidayMuslim (Mouridism)
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Regional holiday

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Sunday January 2, 2022
Secular holiday : in Melilla only

Epiphany

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Catholic : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance . Cele ated on the 6th January, this feast corresponds to the presentation of Child Jesus to the Magi. This is the day of Jesus' first miracle, the Wedding in Cana , and the day of his own baptism Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holidays (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Www.educacion.gob.es
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 493
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 700 hours
number of instructional days: 175
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required

Dates confirmed till July 2022

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Melilla Day

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Sunday March 13, 2022
Secular holiday :

San José

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Saturday March 19, 2022
cards/flowers : in Melilla only

Easter holiday (beginning)

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Friday April 8, 2022
School holidays :

Maundy Thursday

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).

Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
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 holiday (end)

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Monday April 18, 2022
School holidays :

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

St Anthony

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Monday June 13, 2022
Catholic : in Ceuta only

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Thursday June 23, 2022
School holidays :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Regional holiday

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Monday July 11, 2022
Muslim (Mouridism) : Feast of the Sacrifice in Melilla only