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   Monday, December 10, 2018 

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Venezuela: Events

What is happening in Venezuela:

The Venezuela year is marked by a number of festive events from Carnival and other festive celebrations, which occur throughout the year. Semana Santa, which occurs the week before Easter and Christmas/New Year, are the peak domestic travel periods.

January

  • New Year's Day - January 1 - National Holiday

February

  • Constitution Day - February 5 - National Holiday
  • Day of the Flag - February 24
  • Carnival

Carnival is a joyous and usually drunken celebration held late in February or early March in the week before Ash Wednesday is the biggest bash, as in this Roman Catholic country, there is a forty day penance for the Lenten season. Lent is a time for fasting and paying penitence.

March

  • Easter Holidays - Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, are holidays. Easter Sunday is celebrated throughout the country. (Easter Holiday occurs either late March or early April). Easter is a Catholic festival and it is celebrated forty days after Carnival. People visit the church nearest to them on Palm Sunday to pick up a piece of holy palm.

April

  • Declaration of Independence - 19 April

Venzuela celebrates its declaration of Independence on April 19 from Spain and was assisted in gaining it by the British who did not want Spain to have great influence in the region.

May

  • Labour Day - May 1 - National Holiday

May 1 is Labour Day and is celebrated by most formerly colonial countries.

July

  • Independence Day - July 5
  • Bolivar's Birthday - July 24
Venezuela celebrates its Independence Day on July 5. It also celebrates Simon Bolivar's Birthday during this month.

October

  • Discovery of America 12

December

  • Christmas Day - December 25

Christmas Day is the day celebrated by christians who believe that the Saviour was born on this day.


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