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Dominican National Holidays 2012

The following is a summary of all the Dominican National holiday’s of 2012, you will notice that some holidays have been “moved” – this means that the day off and hence the celebration has been moved, usually to fall on a Monday to create a long weekend!
 
Virgen de la Altagracia – January 21st
 
Juan Pablo Duarte’s Birth – January 26th, (moved to Monday 30th Jan)
 
Independence Day and Dominican Carnaval - February the 27th
 
Semana Santa – Monday 2nd to Sunday 8th of April
 
Labour Day – May 1st (moved to Friday April 30th)
 
National Elections Day – May 16th (moved to Sunday May 20th)
 
Mother’s Day - the last Sunday of May (May 27th)
 
Corpus Christy - June 7th
 
Father’s Day - the last Sunday of July (July 29th)
 
Día de la Restauración Dominicana - August 16th
 
Día de las Mercedes - September 24th
 
Dominican Identity/Race Day - October 12th
 
Día de la Constitución - Nov. 6th (moved to Monday Nov. 5th)
 
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