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Holy Saturday in Panama

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

Is Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

Holy Saturday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

La Pietà by Michelangelo

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

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About Holy Saturday

Read more about Holy Saturday.

Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2016SatMar 26Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2018SatMar 31Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2019SatApr 20Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2020SatApr 11Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2021SatApr 3Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2022SatApr 16Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2023SatApr 8Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2024SatMar 30Holy SaturdayBank holiday
2025SatApr 19Holy SaturdayBank holiday

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