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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Falkland Islands public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of January 2014, and covering calendar year 2019 Falkland 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 Falkland Islands public holidays news and updates.

2014 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jan
  • 1
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  • Falkland Islands 2014-2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - The Falkland Islands Government has released the list of annual non-working public holidays throughout the Falkland Islands for the period of 2014-2017.
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2013

  • Apr
  • 10
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  • Falkland Islands Public Holiday April 17

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - The Falkland Islands Government has announced that Wednesday, April 17, 2013, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday throughout the Falkland Islands to coincide with that day's memorial service for the late Baroness Thatcher.
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2012

  • Apr
  • 5
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  • Falkland Islands 2012 Half-Year Public Holidays

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - The Falkland Islands Government has announced the dates of the non-working public holidays and government holidays in the Falkland Islands for the remainder of the first semester of the calendar year 2012.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Falkland Islands Public Holiday For Diamond Jubilee

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - The Falkland Islands Government has finally confirmed that Monday, June 4th, 2012, would be declared a one-off public holiday in the Falkland Islands to mark the royal diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
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  • Sep
  • 17
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  • Falkland Islands Announce Year-End Public Holidays

    Falkland Islands Government Department of Agriculture (Stanley) - The Falkland Islands Government has announced the dates of the public holidays and government holidays for December 2011 and January 2012.
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  • Jul
  • 31
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  • Falkland Islands Considering Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - At the last Falkland Islands General Purposes Committee of the Executive Council (Exco) meeting, the Public Diplomacy Group suggested that Monday, June 4th, 2012, be made a one-off public holiday to mark the royal diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
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  • Feb
  • 2
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  • Falkland Islands Declare Royal Wedding Public Holiday

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - The Falkland Islands government has declared that Friday, April 29, 2011, the date of the upcoming UK royal wedding, would be a one-off public holiday in the Falkland Islands.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Falkland Islands Declares December 29 Public Holiday

    Falkland Islands News Network (Stanley) - At the last Falkland Islands Executive Council (Exco) meeting, the Exco advised the Acting Governor, Ric Nye, to issue a notice appointing December 29, 2010, as a public holiday.
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2008

  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Falkland Islands Get New Constitution

    BBC News - A new constitution, which will come into force on January 1, 2009, has been agreed for the Falkland Islands.
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2007

  • Sep
  • 23
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  • Falkland Islands National Mourning October 5

    Mercopress - The government of the Falkland Islands has announced that on Friday, October 5, 2007, flags will fly at half-mast all over the Falkland Islands, to coincide with the funeral of Major General Sir Jeremy Moore, who commanded British land forces during the 1982 Falkland Islands War.
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  • May
  • 25
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  • Falkland Islands Public Holiday On June 15

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - At this week's EXCO meeting, the Falkland Islands government confirmed that Friday, June 15, 2007, would be a one-off public holiday/non-working day in the Falkland Islands to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Liberation of the Falklands from Argentine occupation.
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Falkland Islands Confirm Queen's Birthday Public Holiday Move

    Mercopress - The Falkland Islands will celebrate the Queen's Birthday tomorrow, Saturday April 21. However, it has been confirmed that the public holiday corresponding to the Queen's Birthday will be moved to Monday, April 23, 2007.
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2002

  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Falkland Islands Restore Peat Cutting Public Holiday

    Falkland Islands Government (Stanley) - The Falkland Islands Government has announced that, effective in 2002, it would restore the annual, October, peat cutting, non-working public holiday in The Falklands.
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See also: Falkland Islands bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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