Holiday Guide for Peru in 2022

Peru 2022
Peru
2022

Peru information

Population: 32.97m
Capital: Lima
Calling Code: (51)
Time Zone: -5 UTC
Currency: Peruvian sol
Language: Spanish

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List of National Holidays in Peru in 2022

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Peru: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Maundy Thursday


Maundy Thursday

Peru: Also Known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Peru: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Sunday


Easter Sunday

Peru: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

Labour Day


Labour Day

Peru: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Saint Peter and Saint Paul


Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Peru: The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Independence Day


Independence Day

Peru: Marks the declaration of independence from Spain in 1821

Independence Day Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day Holiday

Peru: A day to honour the armed forces and the National Police of Peru

Battle of Junín


Battle of Junín

Peru: Marks an important victory in a battle during the Peruvian War of Independence.

Santa Rosa de Lima


Santa Rosa de Lima

Peru: Commemorates Saint Rose of Lima who died on August 24th 1617. Rose of Lima is the patron saint of Peru and the indigenous natives of Latin America

Battle of Angamos


Battle of Angamos

Peru: The Battle of Angamos holiday in Peru is always celebrated on October 8th and marks the commemoration of a naval battle with Chile that took place in 1879.

All Saints' Day


All Saints' Day

Peru: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Immaculate Conception Day


Immaculate Conception Day

Peru: It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Battle of Ayacucho

 Long Weekend! 
Battle of Ayacucho

Peru: Marks an important victory in the 19th century struggle for independence across Latin America.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Peru: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Notes

  • Workers have the right to paid rest on the national holidays listed above. For employees working on these dates, the employer must grant substitute rest or payment for the work performed, applying a 100 % surcharge on the relevant remuneration.