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Colombia - 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 Colombia

Currency: Peso (COP)
Internet domain: .co - Telephone code: +57 - International dialing code: 005 - GMT offset: -5 (DST: no)
Weekend: Sunday

Monday September 26, 2022Rosh Hashanahcards/flowers
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Monday October 17, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday October 17, 2022Spanishness DaySecular holiday
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Sunday December 25, 2022Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 9, 2023Epiphany (forwarded to Monday)Secular holiday
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Monday January 16, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday February 9, 2023Reporter's DaySpecial Events
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Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday February 18, 2023Regional holidayCatholic
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Sunday February 19, 2023Tour ColombiaSports events
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Rosh Hashanah

Monday September 26, 2022
cards/flowers : Jewish New Year NOT a public holiday

Mid-term holiday (end)

Monday October 17, 2022
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Spanishness Day

Monday October 17, 2022
Secular holiday : On October 12, 1492, Christopher Colombus, a navigator from Genova, reached the New World. Numerous nations celebrate this event on October 12. In the U.S. and in Colombia, the celebration takes place on the second Monday of October.

Christmas Day

Sunday December 25, 2022
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 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

Epiphany (forwarded to Monday)

Monday January 9, 2023
Secular holiday : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance. Celebrated 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.

Christmas holiday (end)

Monday January 16, 2023
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calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process

PISA ranking (average 493): 416
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Number of teaching weeks: 40
schools may open on Saturday
school uniforms required

Dates confirmed till Feb 2023 in Bogotá

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Reporter's Day

Thursday February 9, 2023
Special Events : El 9 de febrero de 1971 comenzó a circular el semanario Papel Periódico de Santafé de Bogotá . La ley 918 de 2004 declaró el 4 de agosto como el Día del Periodista y Comunicador Wikipedia

Valentine's Day

Tuesday February 14, 2023
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Regional holiday

Saturday February 18, 2023
Catholic : Barranquilla Carnival - in Baranquilla only - lasts 4 days - 2023 edition confirmed

Tour Colombia

Sunday February 19, 2023
Sports events : Cycling race lasts 5 days 2022 edition confirmed