Public holidays in Argentina


Public holidays in Argentina

National public 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.

Other Observances

*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 Year and Day of Atonement (Judaism), End of Ramadan and Muslim New Year (Islam), Eastern Orthodox Christmas Day (January 7th), New Year's Day for indigenous cultures (June 21st).

External links

* [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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