Public holidays in Panama
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Panama's national public holidays are:
- January 1, New Year's Day
- January 9, Martyrs' Day
- Carnival's Monday. The Monday before Ash Wednesday.
- Carnival's Tuesday. The Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.
- Holy Friday - Good Friday - Death of Christ
- May 1, May Day - Labor Day
- July 1. (every 5 years) presidential inauguration
- November 2. Day of the Dead
- November 3. Separation Day (from Colombia).
- November 4. Flag Day
- November 5. Colón Day
- November 10. "Primer Grito de Independencia de la Villa de los Santos" celebrating The Gesture of Rufina Alfaro and the uprising in the Villa de los Santos against Spain.
- November 28. Independence Day (from Spain).
- December 8. Mothers' Day.
- December 25. Christmas.
The holidays in November (starting from Separation Day), are called the Fiestas Patrias ("Patriotic Holidays").
- Chatlani, Manoj (7 November 2014). "Fiestas Patrias: Panama celebrates its history all through November". POLS - Attorneys. Retrieved 2 November 2018.