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These Are The Holidays In Peru For 2019

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Holidays are non-working days for the public and private sector and they make a great opportunity to rest or to make a trip around Peru.

To prepare yourself in advance, Gestión has published a list of the upcoming holidays for 2019, which include dates such as Holy Week in March and Independence Day in July.

“Another good time to organize a family trip or among friends with a longer itinerary are the long holidays that are made up of traditional holidays, on Saturdays and Sundays -if you do not work these days- and for the compensable non-workable days decreed by the Government itself, which are mandatory for the State and optional for the private sector”, the aforementioned media explained.

Compensable non-workable days means that the workers can take the day off but need to make up for the time later.

JANUARY

Tuesday, January 1: New Year.

FEBRUARY

There are no holidays this month.

MARCH

There are no holidays this month.

APRIL

Thursday, April 18: Holy Thursday
Friday, April 19: Good Friday
Sunday, April 21: Sunday of Resurrection.

MAY

Wednesday, May 1: Labor Day.

JUNE

Monday, June 24: Festival of the Inti Raymi.
Saturday, June 29: Day of San Pedro and San Pablo.

JULY

Sunday, July 28: Independence of Peru.
Monday, July 29: Celebration of the Independence of Peru.

AUGUST

Friday, August 30: Festivity of Santa Rosa de Lima.

SEPTEMBER

There are no holidays this month.

OCTOBER

Tuesday, October 8: Celebration of the Combat of Angamos.

NOVEMBER

Friday, November 1: All Saints Day.

DECEMBER

Sunday, December 8: Day of the Immaculate Conception.
Wednesday, December 25: Christmas.

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Ermelinda is a journalist from Caracas, Venezuela. She has a Master’s degree in Digital Journalism and has recently finished a technical degree in Veterinary Assistance because of her love for animals. She likes to do sports, but especially ballet, which she has practiced for more than 17 years. Her passion is to read, write, and blog about different topics, as well as travel whenever she can.