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Falkland Islands Considering Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Sunday, July 31, 2011)

Source: 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.

A similar request at an EXCO meeting last year (04-Dec-2010) led to the later declaration (02-Feb-2011) of April 29, 2011, the date of the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton, as a one-off public holiday in the Falkland Islands.

Currently, the following countries have declared a one-off public holiday to commemorate the royal diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne: The UK (27-Dec-2009), the Isle of Man (10-Sep-2010), Jersey (29-Sep-2010), the Cayman Islands (20-Jul-2011) and Guernsey (29-Jul-2011).

Note that, in some cases the additional 2012 public holiday is declared on Monday, June 4, 2012, and in other cases on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, depending if the last Monday of May is an annual public holiday.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Falkland Islands bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (July 2011)
Falkland Islands 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Falkland Islands 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Falkland Islands 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Falkland Islands 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Falkland Islands 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
 2011-10-09: Falkland Islands Public Holiday For Diamond Jubilee
 2011-09-17: Falkland Islands Announce Year-End Public Holidays
 2011-08-31: Cayman Islands Gazettes Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday
 2011-07-29: Guernsey 2012 Jubillee Public Holiday Approved
 2011-07-20: Cayman Islands Announces Royal Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday
 2011-02-02: Falkland Islands Declare Royal Wedding Public Holiday
 2010-12-04: Falkland Islands Declares December 29 Public Holiday
 2010-09-29: Jersey Declares 2012 Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday
 2010-09-10: Isle of Man Additional 2012 Public Holiday
 2009-12-27: UK Votes Queen's 2012 Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday


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