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Brazil (Rio) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070


Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Brazil (Rio)

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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Name Date Kind
New Year's Day**Friday January 1, 2021Secular holiday 
School holidays**Friday January 1, 2021School holidays 
Regional holiday**Wednesday January 6, 2021Secular holiday 
Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only)*Wednesday January 20, 2021Events, celebrations... 
Regional holiday**Wednesday January 20, 2021Secular holiday 
summer holiday (end)Tuesday February 2, 2021School holidays 
Rio Tennis Open*Sunday February 14, 2021Sports events 
Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)Thursday February 25, 2021Events, celebrations... 
carnival holiday (beginning)Thursday February 25, 2021School holidays 
CarnivalSunday February 28, 2021Catholic 
CarnivalMonday March 1, 2021Catholic 
Ash WednesdayTuesday March 2, 2021Catholic 
carnival holiday (end)Sunday March 7, 2021School holidays 
Regional holiday**Tuesday March 16, 2021Secular holiday 
National day of Samba**Thursday December 2, 2021Events, celebrations... 
summer holiday (beginning)Wednesday December 22, 2021School holidays 
Christmas Eve (1/2 day)Friday December 24, 2021Secular holiday 
Christmas Day*Saturday December 25, 2021Catholic or protestant 
New Year's Eve (half day)Friday December 31, 2021Secular holiday 
banks are closedFriday December 31, 2021Banks only 

New Year's Day -
Saturday January 1, 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. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

School holidays -
Saturday January 1, 2022

School holidays :
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education (Educaçao Infantil)
PISA ranking (average 493): 401
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
schools may open on Saturday
school uniforms often required
Number of instructional days: 202

Dates confirmed till Jan 2023

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Regional holiday -
Thursday January 6, 2022

Secular holiday : Angra dos Reis Day Angra dos Reis only

Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only) -
Thursday January 20, 2022

Culture : Rio was founded on March 1, 1656, when Estácio de Sá, defeated the French and the indigenous populations, who had been dominating the region for 10 years, involved in the trade of pau-brazil.The full name of Rio is São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro. This January River name was given by Gaspar de Lemos andAmérico Vespúcio, who visited the region in 1502 and believed that the Guanabara bay was a river's estuary.

Regional holiday -
Thursday January 20, 2022

Secular holiday : San Sebastian in Rio de Janeiro only

Summer holiday (end) -
Wednesday February 2, 2022

School holidays :

Rio Tennis Open -
Monday February 14, 2022

Sports events : Http:// 2022 edition confirmed

Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Friday February 25, 2022

Culture :

Carnival holiday (beginning) -
Friday February 25, 2022

School holidays :

Carnival -
Monday February 28, 2022

Catholic :

Carnival -
Tuesday March 1, 2022

Catholic :

Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 2, 2022

Catholic :

Carnival holiday (end) -
Monday March 7, 2022

School holidays :

Regional holiday -
Wednesday March 16, 2022

Secular holiday : Fundation of Petropolis in Petropolis only

National day of Samba -
Friday December 2, 2022

Culture : in Rio

Summer holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday December 22, 2021

School holidays :

Christmas Eve (1/2 day) -
Friday December 24, 2021

Secular holiday :

Christmas Day -
Saturday December 25, 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.

New Year's Eve (half day) -
Friday December 31, 2021

Secular holiday :

Banks are closed -
Friday December 31, 2021

Banks only :