Día de San Valentín -
Jueves 14 Febrero, 2019
Tarjetas/Flores : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February
Día del Padre -
Martes 19 Marzo, 2019
Hora de verano/invierno -
Domingo 25 Marzo, 2018
Eventos excepcionales : A la 1 de la mañana, hora local
Daylight Saving time (DST)
Día del árbol -
Martes 26 Marzo, 2019
Jueves Santo -
Jueves 29 Marzo, 2018
Católica o Protestante : Jueves Santo: Conmemora la Última Cena, cuando Jesús instituyó la Eucaristía (Cena del Señor).
Pascua judía -
Viernes 30 Marzo, 2018
Tarjetas/Flores : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday
Viernes Santo -
Viernes 30 Marzo, 2018
Católica o Protestante : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.
Pescado de abril -
Lunes 1 Abril, 2019
Tarjetas/Flores : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.
Domingo 1 Abril, 2018
Católica o Protestante : Not a paid holiday
Día del Trabajador -
Martes 1 Mayo, 2018
Feriado seculare : Chicago, sábado, 1 de mayo de 1886: 350.000 en huelga por una jornada laboral de 8 horas. Las industrias se paralizan en toda la nación.
En 1889 la Internacional Socialista reunida en París declara que el 1 de mayo será el “día internacional de lucha de los trabajadores”. Los Soviéticos utilizaron por su propria cuenta esta celebración, luego los nazis y, finalmente, en Francia, con el régimen de Vichy (1940-44)se vuelve a llamar Fiesta del Trabajo .
Fiesta de las Madres -
Domingo 6 Mayo, 2018
Tarjetas/Flores : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year.
One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world.
Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day.
In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.
Final de Ramadan (puede cambiar de un día) -
Viernes 15 Junio, 2018
Tarjetas/Flores : The month of Ramadan is that in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the criterion (of right and wrong). And whosoever of you is present, let him fast the month, and whosoever of you is sick or on a journey, a number of other days. Allah desires for you ease; He desires not hardship for you; and that you should complete the period, and that you should magnify Allah for having guided you, and that perhaps you may be thankful NOT a public holiday [Wikipedia]
Asunción de María -
Miércoles 15 Agosto, 2018
Católica : Dogma definido por la Iglesia Católica el 1 de noviembre de 1950: el Papa Pío XII declaró que al final de su vida, el cuerpo y el alma de María se asumieron en el Cielo.
Eid-ul-Adha - Fiesta del Cordero (puede cambiar de un día) -
Miércoles 22 Agosto, 2018
Vuelta a España -
Sabado 25 Agosto, 2018
Eventos deportivos : Lasts 2 weeks
http://www.aso.fr/ cycling race 2018 edition confirmed
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