Public holidays in Nauru

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Holidays in Nauru. Nauru is an island nation in Micronesia.

Date Name Information
1 January New Year's Day The first day of the year.[1]
31 January Independence Day Celebrates the Independence of Nauru, 31 January 1968[2]
Friday before Easter Sunday Good Friday The anniversary of the death of Jesus[3]
The day after Easter Sunday Easter Monday [4]
The day after Easter Monday Easter Tuesday [4]
17 May Constitution Day Celebrates when the Constitution of Nauru was created[5]
25 September National Youth Day This emphasis is on healthy living and active pursuits on the island infamous for having the world’s largest percentage of obesity. Volleyball, tug of war and a relay race around the Nauru International Airport airstrip are just some of the competitions held during this vibrant festival.[6]
26 October Angam Day
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Boxing Day

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Home : Oxford English Dictionary". oed.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Republic of Nauru's Independence Day". state.gov. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Home : Oxford English Dictionary". oed.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Easter, n.1 : Oxford English Dictionary". oed.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.athletics-oceania.com/index.php?id=18&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=1720&cHash=027344d..
  6. ^ "Nauru Holidays and Festivals". iexplore.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 

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