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Public holidays in Colombia


The following are public holidays in Colombia:

Ano Nuevo (New Year's Day) (January 1)

Dia de los Reyes Magos (Epiphany) (January 6*)

Dia de San Jose (Saint Joseph's Day) (March 19*)Fathers Day

Jueves Santo (Maundy Thursday) and Viernes Santo (Good Friday)

Primero de Mayo (Labor Day) (May 1)

Ascension (Ascension of Jesus) (observed the Monday six weeks and a day after Easter Sunday)

Corpus Christi (observed the Monday nine weeks and a day after Easter Sunday)

Sagrado Corazon (Sacred Heart) (observed the Monday ten weeks and a day after Easter Sunday)

San Pedro y San Pablo (Saint Peter and Saint Paul) (June 29*)

Independence Day (July 20)

Battle of Boyaca (August 7)

La Asuncion (Assumption of Mary) (August 15*)

Dia de la Raza (Columbus Day) (October 12*)

All Saints Day (November 1*)

Independence of Cartagena (November 11*)

La Inmaculada Concepcion (Immaculate Conception) (December 8)

Navidad (Christmas Day) (December 25)

Note: * Movable holiday: when they do not fall on a Monday, these holidays are observed the following Monday.

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