- Public holidays in Argentina
holidays of Argentina.
: Moveable holidays::¹ If the date falls on a Tuesday or Wednesday, the holiday is the preceding Monday. If it falls on a Thursday or a Friday then the holiday is the following Monday.:² Always the third Monday of the month.
Teacher's Day("Día del Maestro") on September 11, commemorating the death of D. F. Sarmiento; only observed by primary school students.
Student's Day/Spring Day ("Día del Estudiante"/"Día de la Primavera") on September 21; only observed by high-school students.
*Friend's day ("Día del Amigo") on
July 20; unofficial.
*Mother's Day (Third Sunday of October)
*Father's Day (Third Sunday of June)
*Children's Day (Second Sunday of August)
The following are federal non-working
religious holidays (people of the relevant faiths are excused from work): Jewish New Yearand Day of Atonement ( Judaism), End of Ramadan and Muslim New Year( Islam), Eastern Orthodox Christmas Day(January 7th), New Year's Dayfor indigenous cultures (June 21st).
* [http://www.sectur.gov.ar/eng/Information/minformation.htm Secretary of tourism]
* [http://www.redargentina.com/MiPais/Feriados.asp Fiestas Públicas y Días Feriados en Argentina] Red Argentina.com
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