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British Virgin Islands Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to British Virgin Islands public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of May 2022, and covering calendar year 2022 British Virgin Islands public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of British Virgin Islands public holidays news and updates.

2022 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • May
  • 26
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  • British Virgin Islands Issues Reminder Of Upcoming June 2022 Public Holidays

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Information and Education Manager of the Department of Disaster Management of the Virgin Islands, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel, has issued the bulletin Reminder On Upcoming Public Holidays which is meant to remind the public of the June 2022 public holidays changes due to the commemoration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • British Virgin Islands Revises 2022 Public Holidays

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Communications Officer of the Deputy Governor's Office at the Government of the Virgin Islands, Temulji Hughes, has released a revised list of 2022 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands.
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  • Feb
  • 28
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  • British Virgin Islands Declares June 3 Queen's Platinum Jubilee Public Holiday

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the Government of the Virgin Islands has decided to declare Friday, June 3, 2022, as a one-off public holiday in the British Virgin Islands to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
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2021

  • Dec
  • 7
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  • British Virgin Islands 2022 Public Holidays Announced

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Office of the Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands has issued a press release, signed by the Communications Officer, Temulji Hughes, listing the 2022 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands ("Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2022").
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • British Virgin Islands Updates 2021 Public Holidays

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Office of the Deputy Governor of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, has released yet another announcement containing the updated list of 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, for the remainder of the year ("The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year").
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • British Virgin Islands Confirms Public Holidays For The Remainder Of 2021

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Communications Officer at the Deputy Governor's Office of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, Temulji Hughes, has released an announcement containing the updated list of 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, for the remainder of the year ("The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year").
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  • Feb
  • 19
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  • British Virgin Islands Amends 2021 Public Holidays Again

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Information and Education Manager of the Department of Disaster Management of the Office of the Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel, has released a further amended list of the 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands ("Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2021").
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  • Jan
  • 18
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  • British Virgin Islands Government Re-Issues 2021 Public Holidays

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Office of the Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands has re-issued an amended listing the 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands ("Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2021"), following the recent passage of amendments to the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • British Virgin Islands Government Explains Public Holidays Amendments

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Deputy Premier of the British Virgin Islands, Natalio D. Wheatley, has discussed with the media, the recently-announced list of 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, and the major changes to the list of ongoing public holidays.
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2020

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • British Virgin Islands 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Office of the Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands has issued a press release, signed by the Information and Education Manager of the Department of Disaster Management, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel, finally listing the 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands ("Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2021").
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • British Virgin Islands Public Holiday Moved To October 23

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The department of information and public relations of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has issued a communiqué, advising the public that "St. Ursula public holiday will be observed on Friday, October 23, in lieu of Wednesday, October 21", in accordance with Section 5 (b) of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • British Virgin Islands Public Holidays Review Draft

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The British Virgin Islands Public Holidays Review Committee has issued a draft series of recommendations on "the continued future of holidays, in particular Commonwealth Day and St. Ursula’s Day" and has now asked for public feedback ("The Virgin Islands Public Holidays Committee has completed its report with recommendations for the future of public holiday celebrations in the Territory and is now seeking feedback from the public") in the coming week ("Kindly submit all comments by October 7").
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  • Jul
  • 8
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  • British Virgin Islands To Review Public Holidays List

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands has appointed the Public Holidays Review Committee to review the list of annual public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, and their method of calculation, "in particular Commonwealth Day and St. Ursula’s Day".
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  • May
  • 29
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  • British Virgin Islands Queen's Birthday Public Holiday June 12

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The department of information and public relations of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has issued a communiqué, advising the public that "the Territory will observe the Sovereign’s Birthday on Friday, June 12 in accordance with Section 5 (b) of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended".
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  • May
  • 27
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  • British Virgin Islands Public Holiday June 1st

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The department of information and public relations of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has issued a communiqué, advising the public that "the Territory will observe Whit Monday on Monday, June 1 in accordance with Section 5 (b) of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended".
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2019

  • Dec
  • 10
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  • British Virgin Islands Calls For O’Neal Public Holiday

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - In the run-up to tomorrow's one-off public holiday, in the British Virgin Islands, in honour of former Premier Ralph T O’Neal, there have been calls for a new annual public holiday to be declared in the British Virgin Islands after him.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • British Virgin Islands Public Holiday December 11

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The department of information and public relations of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has issued a press release, advising the public that "Wednesday, December 11 has been designated as a public holiday in the Virgin Islands in observance of the State Funeral and burial for the late Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE Member Emeritus".
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • British Virgin Islands 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list of, and dates of, official non-working public holidays for 2020 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, and this list of 2020 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands is contained in a communique by the Information Officer of the Dept. of Information and Public Relations of the British Virgin Islands.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • British Virgin Islands Queen's Birthday 2019 Public Holiday

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The department of information and public relations of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has issued a communiqué, advising the public "that Friday, June 7 is a Public Holiday; and the annual birthday celebration for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is scheduled for that date".
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2018

  • Oct
  • 19
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  • British Virgin Islands 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list of, and dates of, official non-working public holidays for 2019 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 7
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  • British Virgin Islands 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list of, and dates of, official non-working public holidays for 2018 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended.
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2016

  • Oct
  • 13
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  • British Virgin Islands 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list of, and dates of, official non-working public holidays for 2017 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended.
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • British Virgin Islands 2016 Public Holidays Revised

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has released a revised version of previously-released list of the annual official non-working public holidays for 2016 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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2015

  • Oct
  • 5
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  • British Virgin Islands 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list and dates of official non-working public holidays for 2016 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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  • May
  • 9
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  • British Virgin Islands Elections June 8

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The British Virgin Islands' Acting Governor, V. Inez Archibald, has issued a proclamation announcing that the upcoming general election in the British Virgin Islands would be held on Monday, June 8, 2015.
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2014

  • Sep
  • 15
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  • British Virgin Islands 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list and dates of official non-working public holidays for 2015 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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  • Feb
  • 27
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  • British Virgin Islands 2014 Public Holidays Updated

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) released an updated list of the annual list and dates of official non-working public holidays for 2014 in the British Virgin Islands, with a confirmed and definite date for the 2014 Sovereign's Birthday non-working public holiday in the British Virgin Islands.
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2013

  • Oct
  • 11
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  • British Virgin Islands 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list and dates of official non-working public holidays for 2014 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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2012

  • Oct
  • 20
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  • British Virgin Islands 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the list and dates of official public holidays for 2013 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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  • May
  • 16
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  • British Virgin Islands 2012 Public Holidays Amended

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Deputy Governor's Office of the British Virgin Islands, after consultation with the Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands, has proclaimed Monday, June 4, 2012, as a non-working public holiday throughout the Territory of the British Virgin Islands to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and to celebrate the 86th anniversary of the birth of Her Majesty the Queen.
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2011

  • Sep
  • 27
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  • British Virgin Islands Elections November 7

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The British Virgin Islands' Premier, Ralph O'Neal, has announced that the upcoming general elections would be held on Monday, November 7, 2011.
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  • Sep
  • 23
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  • British Virgin Islands 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands has approved and announced the list and dates of official public holidays for 2012 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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  • Apr
  • 11
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  • British Virgin Islands 2011 Public Holidays Revised

    BVI Government Website (Road Town) - The Government of the British Virgin Islands has officially released a revised listing of the Cabinet-approved public holidays for 2011.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • British Virgin Islands Declare Royal Wedding Public Holiday

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Governor of the British Virgin Islands, after consultation with the Cabinet, and in accordance with Section 5(a) of the Public Holidays Act, has approved a one-off public holiday on Friday, April 29, 2011, to coincide with the upcoming UK royal wedding.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • British Virgin Islands Clarify Year-End Public Holidays

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Deputy Governor's Office of the British Virgin Islands has clarified the additional public holidays that would be declared due to the Christmas and Boxing Day 2010 public holidays falling on a weekend.
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  • Aug
  • 30
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  • British Virgin Islands Public Sector Holidays August 31

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The British Virgin Islands Deputy Governor, V. Inez Archibald, has announced that Tuesday, August 31, 2010, had been declared a one-off public sector holiday in the British Virgin Islands.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • British Virgin Islands 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI) - The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands has approved and announced the list and dates of official public holidays for 2011 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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2009

  • Dec
  • 24
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  • BVI Confirms December 28 Public Holiday

    BVI News (Road Town) - The Deputy Governor's Office of the British Virgin Islands has announced that Monday, December 28, 2009, would be a public holiday to be observed as Boxing Day in lieu of Saturday, December 26.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • British Virgin Islands 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Deputy Governor's Office (BVI) - The BVI Cabinet has approved the official list of public holidays for 2010 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).
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2001

  • May
  • 18
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  • British Virgin Islands Reviews Public Holidays List

    The Island Sun - A committee was given the mandate by BVI Executive Council to review each of the holidays currently being observed, with a view to making changes.
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2000

  • Oct
  • 26
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  • British Virgin Islands Public Holidays Law Amended

    The Island Sun - The "Public Holidays Amendment Act" had its first reading this week. It will make the Monday nearest to the birth date of the first Chief Minister, Hon. H. L. Stoutt a new annual public holiday.
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See also: British Virgin Islands bank holidays and public holidays for 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026.

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