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Holy Thursday in Cabo Verde

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian Bible.

Is Holy Thursday a Public Holiday?

Although Holy Thursday is not a public holiday, businesses and schools may be closed because it falls on the same date as Public Sector Half Day in 2022.

Ceremonial foot-washing is a ritual on Maundy Thursday to imitate Jesus, who washed his disciples’ feet.

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About Holy Thursday

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Holy Thursday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017ThuApr 13Holy ThursdayObservance
2018ThuMar 29Holy ThursdayObservance
2019ThuApr 18Holy ThursdayObservance
2020ThuApr 9Holy ThursdayObservance
2021ThuApr 1Holy ThursdayObservance
2022ThuApr 14Holy ThursdayObservance
2023ThuApr 6Holy ThursdayObservance
2024ThuMar 28Holy ThursdayObservance
2025ThuApr 17Holy ThursdayObservance
2026ThuApr 2Holy ThursdayObservance
2027ThuMar 25Holy ThursdayObservance

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