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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)

Internet domain: .br - Telephone code: 55 - International dialing code: 0014
- GMT offset: see each related State (DST: yes)
Currency: Real (BRL) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

Portuguese (160 million speakers in 7 countries) ...
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Name Date Kind
New Year's Day**Saturday January 1, 2022Secular holiday 
School holidays**Saturday January 1, 2022School holidays 
Regional holiday**Thursday January 6, 2022Secular holiday 
Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only)*Thursday January 20, 2022Events, celebrations... 
Regional holiday**Thursday January 20, 2022Secular holiday 
Rio de Janeiro Film festival**Thursday October 6, 2022Events, celebrations... 
Our Lady of Aparecida*Wednesday October 12, 2022Secular holiday 
Civil Servants holiday*Friday October 28, 2022Secular holiday 
Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day)*Wednesday November 2, 2022Catholic or protestant 
F1 Grand Prix**Monday November 7, 2022Sports events 
Republic Day*Tuesday November 15, 2022Secular holiday 
Rio de Janeiro Marathon*Tuesday November 15, 2022Sports events 
winter holiday (end)Friday November 18, 2022School holidays 
Zumbi dos Palmares - Black Consciousness Day*Sunday November 20, 2022Banks only 
National day of Samba**Friday December 2, 2022Events, celebrations... 
summer holiday (beginning)Thursday December 22, 2022School holidays 
Christmas Eve (1/2 day)Saturday December 24, 2022Secular holiday 
Christmas Day*Sunday December 25, 2022Catholic or protestant 
New Year's Eve (half day)Saturday December 31, 2022Secular holiday 
banks are closedSaturday December 31, 2022Banks 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 2022 (Covid modified in Sep 2021)

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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

Rio de Janeiro Film festival -
Wednesday October 6, 2021

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks in Rio 2021 edition confirmed

Our Lady of Aparecida -
Wednesday October 12, 2022

Secular holiday : Our Lady who Appeared refers to a statue of the Virgin Mary located in the Basilica of Aparecida in Aparecida, and patroness of Brazil. One of the most visited places in the Catholic world.

Civil Servants holiday -
Thursday October 28, 2021

Secular holiday : Information: Some government agencies are closed; banks may close half-day or even the full day.

Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day) -
Tuesday November 2, 2021

Catholic or protestant : This is an ancient festivity that has been much transformed through the years,but which was intended in prehispanic Mexico to celebrate children and the dead. This holiday is a time when Mexican families remember their dead and the continuity of life. The original celebration can be traced to the Aztec civilization, in the month of Miccailhuitontli, presided by the Lady of the Dead , goddess Mictecacihuatl and dedicated to children and the dead. This celebration is also observed in other countries in Latin América. Families visit the graves and engage in sprucing up the gravesite, decorating it with flowers, setting out and eating a festive picnic.

F1 Grand Prix -
Sunday November 7, 2021

Sports events : Https:// in Rio - Rio MotorPark 2022 edition confirmed

Republic Day -
Monday November 15, 2021

Secular holiday : When in 1822 Brazil became independent, Don Pedro was the emperor. In 1865 Brazil became involved in a bloody five-year war with Paraguay. In 1888 slavery was abolished and in 1889, the emperor was overthrown by the military. Republic was installed.

Rio de Janeiro Marathon -
Monday November 15, 2021

Sports events : 2022 edition NOT confirmed

Winter holiday (end) -
Thursday November 18, 2021

School holidays :

Zumbi dos Palmares - Black Consciousness Day -
Saturday November 20, 2021

Banks only : Zumbi dos Palmares was a warlord in the independent kingdom of Palmares. This kingdom had been founded in the seventeenth century by slaves insurgents in the north-eastern Brazil. This day celebrates the first liberation of slaves. Established as a federal public holiday in 2007.

National day of Samba -
Thursday December 2, 2021

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 :