Ano Novo, com exceção de -
1 Janeiro, 2021
Feriado secular : Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Ano Novo Chinês -
25 Janeiro, 2020
Cartões/Flores : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. NOT a public holiday
Dia dos namorados -
14 Fevereiro, 2020
Cartões/Flores : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February
Terça-Feira Gorda -
25 Fevereiro, 2020
Cultura : Shrove Tuesday gets its name from the shriving that English Christians were expected to do prior to receiving absolution immediately before Lent begins. Shrove Tuesday is the last day of shrovetide , somewhat analogous to the Carnival tradition that developed separately in countries of Latin Europe. Wikipedia
Quarta-Feira de Cinzas -
26 Fevereiro, 2020
Cultura : The first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter.
According to the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke; Jesus spent 40 days fasting in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry, during which he endured temptation by Satan.
Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of placing ashes on the foreheads of adherents as a sign of mourning and repentance to God. Wikipedia
Festa das Mães -
22 Março, 2020
Cartões/Flores : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year.
One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world.
Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day.
In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. Called "Mothering Sunday" in the UK
Tempo do inverno/verão -
29 Março, 2020
eventos excepcionais : À 1 hora da manhã, hora local
Daylight Saving time (DST)
Dia da mentira -
1 Abril, 2020
Cartões/Flores : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.
Sexta-feira Santa -
10 Abril, 2020
Católica ou Protestante : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.
12 Abril, 2020
Católica ou Protestante : Not a paid holiday
Segunda-feira de Páscoa -
13 Abril, 2020
Católica ou Protestante : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month . Easter would be marked by the dominical letter and the epactus. With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 -
Gives a letter code for the year's calendar
Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.
Páscoa judaica -
15 Abril, 2020
Cartões/Flores : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NÃO um dia feriado
Aniversário da Rainha -
21 Abril, 2020
Maratona de Londres -
26 Abril, 2020
Eventos desportivos : Https://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com 2020 edition confirmed