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Holiday Calendar for the Dominican Republic

Holiday Calendar for the Dominican Republic for 2023-2024 year
Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, this lush tropical island paradise boasts nearly 1,000 miles of coastline, 250 miles of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Help us Help us 

National traditions, public holidays and notable observances for 2023-2024 year

October 2023

Tuesday 31 October - Reformation Day (Slovenia, parts of Germany, Chile, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, various Protestant churches with a particular emphasis in Lutheran and Reformed ones); International Rice Day

November 2023

December 2023

January 2024

Monday 8 January - Eugenio María de Hostos Day in Puerto Rico (celebrated on the second Monday of January)
Monday 22 January - International Community Manager Day (Held on the fourth Monday of January)

February 2024

Tuesday 27 February - Dominican Republic Independence Day (is celebrates the first independence of Dominican Republic from Haiti in 1844)

March 2024

Thursday 28 March - Maundy Thursday (Christian tradition. Supper of Jesus Christ with his disciples before his cross suffering)
Sunday 31 March - Easter in Western Christianity (Første påskedag in Norway)

April 2024

May 2024

Sunday 26 May - Mother's Day in France (also Algeria, Dominican Republic. First Sunday of June, if Pentecost occurs on this day, Haiti, Mauritius, Morocco, Sweden, Tunisia; celebrated on the last Sunday in May)
Thursday 30 May - Corpus Christi (Held on the Thursday after the Trinity. Monaco, Trinidad and Tobago, Austria, Venezuela); Dominican Republic Freedom Day

June 2024

July 2024

Sunday 28 July - Father's Day in the Dominican Republic (celebrated on last Sunday in July)

August 2024

September 2024

Friday 13 September - National or International Chocolate Day (United States, the U.S. National Confectioners Association)

About some dominican traditions

When people think about the Dominican Republic they immediately picture endless white sanded beaches under a perpetual sun, and they are right.

It is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. Coffee is their national drink, and baseball is their national sport.

Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the Americas. The city capital of the Dominican Republic is the oldest European settlement in the Americas.

Every year, the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, the Bay of Samana, welcomes between 2,000 and 3,000 of giant humpback whales.

The lowest elevation in the Caribbean, Lake Enriquillo, it’s an hypersaline lake that covers 375 square kilometers. A very diverse and interesting wildlife inhabits the lake and surrounding areas, among them, beautiful pink flamingos.

The Dominican Republic is the only country in the world to have an image of the Holy Bible on its national flag. People of the country are very thankful and religious. You will often read the statement, “God has blessed this business.” The Dominican Republic is known as the “Breadbasket of the Caribbean.”

This is a popular destination for weddings and honeymoons. The country is also known the world over for its golf courses that are set along the breathtaking coast.
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