Public holidays in Bolivia

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Date English name Aymara name Quechua name Spanish name Remarks
January 1 New Year's Day Año Nuevo
February 2 Feast of the Virgin of Candelaria Mamacha Candelaria Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria
floating Good Friday Viernes Santo
floating Corpus Christi
May 1 Labor Day Dia del trabajo
June 21 Andean New Year Willkakuti Año Nuevo Andino On traditional date of Aymara New Year and the winter solstice. Declared official holiday in 2010.[1]
August 2 Agrarian Reform Day Día de la Revolución Agraria, Productiva y Comunitaria Day of the Indian (Día del Indio), promulgated by President Germán Busch in 1937. Anniversary of Agrarian Reform law of 1953. Briefly known as Día del Indio y la Interculturalidad and Día de los Pueblos Originarios in the 21st century.[2]
August 6 Independence Day Dia de la Patria
November 1 All Saints Day Todos Santos
December 25 Christmas Day Navidad

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bolivia celebra el Año Nuevo Aymara con feriado nacional". La Jornada. 2010-06-21. Retrieved 2011-08-03. 
  2. ^ Grover Choque, Freddy (2011-08-02). "El 2 de agosto, Día de la Revolución Agraria en Bolivia". La Prensa. Retrieved 2011-08-03.