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Bermuda Moves Bermuda Day Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2017)

Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton)

Bermuda's Minister of Social Development and Sport, Zane DeSilva, has announced that, henceforth, the annual Bermuda Day public holiday would be observed on the last Friday of May, instead of the hitherto fixed date of May 24.

Earlier this year (15-May-2017), Bermuda's Shadow Minister of Community, Youth and Sports, Michael Weeks, had once again introduced a "Public Holidays Amendment Act" in the House of Assembly for Bermuda Day to fall on the Friday before the last Monday of May each year, instead of the fixed date of May 24.

Three years before that (30-Jun-2014), the same Michael Weeks, then Bermuda's Shadow Minister of Economic Development, had already introduced the "Public Holidays Amendment Act 2014", which would have moved the Bermuda Day annual non-working public holiday in Bermuda from its current set date of May 24 to "the Friday before the last Monday in May", to coincide with the US Memorial Day public holiday.

The Heroes' Day and Queen's Birthday public holidays have often been moved around over the years (19-Sep-2007, 16-Mar-2008, 09-May-2009, and 24-May-2009).

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Bermuda bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (November 2017)
Bermuda 2017 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Bermuda 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Bermuda 2019 bank holidays and public holidays
Bermuda 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Bermuda 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
 2017-12-08: Bermuda Senate Votes Bermuda Day Public Holiday Amendment
 2017-11-19: Bermuda Bermuda Day Public Holiday Voted
 2017-05-15: Bermuda Mulls Bermuda Day Public Holiday Shift Again
 2014-06-30: Bermuda Mulls May Public Holiday Shift
 2009-05-24: Bermuda Parliament Restores June Public Holiday
 2009-05-09: Bermuda Moves Heroes' Day Public Holiday To June
 2008-03-16: Bermuda Restores May 24 Public Holiday Name To Bermuda Day
 2007-09-19: Bermuda Day Public Holiday Renamed


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