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Public holidays in Nauru

Holidays in Nauru. Nauru is an island nation in Micronesia.

Date Name Information
1 January New Year's Day The first day of the year.[1]
31 January Independence Day Celebrates the Independence of Nauru, 31 January 1968[2]
Friday before Easter Sunday Good Friday The anniversary of the death of Jesus[3]
The day after Easter Sunday Easter Monday [4]
The day after Easter Monday Easter Tuesday [5]
17 May Constitution Day Celebrates when the Constitution of Nauru was created[6]
25 September National Youth Day This emphasis is on healthy living and active pursuits on the island infamous for having the world’s largest percentage of obesity. Volleyball, tug of war and a relay race around the Nauru International Airport airstrip are just some of the competitions held during this vibrant festival.[7]
26 October Angam Day
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Boxing Day

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/126656?redirectedFrom=New+Year%27s+Day#eid34749957
  2. ^ http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/01/220773.htm
  3. ^ http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/79942?redirectedFrom=Good+Friday#eid
  4. ^ http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/59097?redirectedFrom=Easter+Monday#eid189455158
  5. ^ http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/59097?redirectedFrom=Easter+Monday#eid189455158
  6. ^ http://www.athletics-oceania.com/index.php?id=18&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=1720&cHash=027344d..
  7. ^ http://www.iexplore.com/travel-guides/australia-and-south-pacific/nauru/festivals-and-events

References

  • "Nauru Country Profile".  
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