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August
25

Santa Rosa de Lima' was the name bestowed upon a woman who dedicated her life to caring for the sick – Isabel Flores de Oliva. Her shrine,...

April
25

Pre-Inca traditions and beliefs mingle with Catholic worship in this popular celebration based on a miracle. In 1650, an oil painting of Christ on...

May
01

From the beautiful southern city of Arequipa, thousands of pilgrims cross the desert to pay their respects at the shrine of the 'Virgen de Chapi...

Peru Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
17
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
17 April 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
June
29
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Start date:
29 June 2014
July
28
Independence Day Celebrations
Start date:
28 July 2014
End date:
29 July 2014
August
30
St Rosa of Lima Day
Start date:
30 August 2014
October
08
Battle of Angamos
Start date:
8 October 2014
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2014
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2014
December
24
Christmas Eve (half day)
Start date:
24 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
02
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
2 April 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
29
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Start date:
29 June 2015
July
28
Independence Day Celebrations
Start date:
28 July 2015
End date:
29 July 2015
August
30
St Rosa of Lima Day
Start date:
30 August 2015
October
08
Battle of Angamos
Start date:
8 October 2015
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2015
December
24
Christmas Eve (half day)
Start date:
24 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
Edited by Jane Duru
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