Festivals & Holidays in Panama

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  • 1 January, New Year’s Day
  • 9 January, Martyrs’ Day (Panama)
  • Shrove Monday. The Monday before Ash Wednesday.
  • Shrove Tuesday. The Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.
  • Good Friday – Death of Christ
  • 1 May, from 1 May to Labour Day
  • 1 July. (every 5 years) Inauguration of the President
  • 3 November. Separation Day (from Colombia).
  • 4 November. Flag Day
  • 5 November. Colón Day
  • 10 November. “Primer Grito de Independencia de la Villa de los Santos” (First Salute to Independence of Villa de los Santos) to celebrate the gesture of Rufina Alfaro and the uprising of Villa de los Santos against Spain.
  • 28 November. Independence Day (of Spain).
  • 8 December. Mother’s Day.
  • 25 December. Christmas.
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