The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
Ash Wednesday is known as the first day of Lent for many Christians worldwide. It is the beginning of the Lenten fast. The Lenten fast lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays) and ends on Holy Saturday, which is the day before Easter Sunday.
Is Carnival/Ash Wednesday a Public Holiday?
Carnival/Ash Wednesday is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.
About Carnival/Ash WednesdayRead more about Carnival/Ash Wednesday.
Carnival/Ash Wednesday Observances
|2010||Wed||Feb 17||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2011||Wed||Mar 9||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2012||Wed||Feb 22||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2013||Wed||Feb 13||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2014||Wed||Mar 5||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2015||Wed||Feb 18||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2016||Wed||Feb 10||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2017||Wed||Mar 1||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2018||Wed||Feb 14||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2019||Wed||Mar 6||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
|2020||Wed||Feb 26||Carnival/Ash Wednesday||Silent Day|
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