Ecuador Public Holidays 2019


 
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Bank and Public Holidays for Ecuador

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Ecuador bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the next 9 months of 2019, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Ecuador Public Holidays in 2019 Observance*
Jan.    Tue New Year's Day
Mar.  4 Mon Carnaval
      5 Tue Carnaval
Apr. 19 Fri Good Friday
May   3 Fri Labor Day Holiday
     24 Fri Battle of Pichincha Day
July 26 Fri Guayaquil Day Holiday Regional
Aug.  9 Fri National Day Holiday
     10 Sat National Day
Oct. 11 Fri Guayaquil Independence Holiday
Nov.    Fri All Souls' Holiday
        Sat All Souls' Day
        Sun Cuenca Independence Day
        Mon Cuenca Independence Holiday
Dec.    Fri Quito Day Regional
        Wed Christmas
        Mon Public Holiday (tentative)
        Tue Public Holiday (tentative)
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

30 Nov 2018 Ecuador Amends December 2018 Public Holidays (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's President, Lenín Moreno Garcés, has issued the "Decreto Ejecutivo 579" which once again break the rules set in the late 2016 overhaul of Ecuador's annual public holidays, by declaring Monday, December 24, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Ecuador, and confirming the Monday, December 31, 2018, one-off public holiday declared in late 2015.  02 Nov 2018 Ecuador 2019 Public Holidays Confusion (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) In recent week, many of the leading newspapers of Ecuador have published incorrect lists of public holidays in Ecuador for the upcoming calendar year 2019.  17 Oct 2018 Ecuador Public Holidays November 1-4 (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's Minister of Tourism (Ministro de Turismo), has issued a communique confirming that the upcoming Día de los Difuntos and Día de la Independencia de Cuenca annual public holiday of Ecuador would run this year from November 1 to November 4, 2018, inclusively.  27 Sep 2018 Ecuador Public Holidays October 6-7-8 (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's Minister of Tourism (Ministro de Turismo), has issued a communique confirming that the upcoming October 9, Independencia de Guayaquil, annual public holiday of Ecuador is a compulsory annual non-working public holiday in Ecuador which will be observed, this year, on Monday, October 8, 2018.  04 Aug 2018 Ecuador Public Holidays August 10-12 (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's Minister of Tourism (Ministro de Turismo), has issued a communique confirming that the upcoming August 10, Primer Grito de la Independencia, annual public holiday of Ecuador is a compulsory annual non-working public holiday in Ecuador which will be observed, this year, on Friday, August 10, 2018.  18 May 2018 Ecuador Public Holiday May 25-27 (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's Minister of Tourism (Ministro de Turismo), has issued a communique confirming that the upcoming May 24, conmemoración de la Batalla de Pichincha, annual public holiday of Ecuador is a compulsory annual non-working public holiday in Ecuador which will be observed, this year, on Friday, May 25, 2018.  26 Apr 2018 Ecuador Public Holidays April 30 and May 1st (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's President, Lenín Moreno Garcés, has issued the "decreto presidencial número 379" and the "decreto presidencial número 380" which once again break the rules set in the recent overhaul of Ecuador's annual public holidays, by moving the upcoming Labour Day annual public holiday of Ecuador, from Monday, April 30, 2018, to Tuesday, May 1, 2018, as well as declaring Monday, April 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Ecuador.  30 Nov 2017 Ecuador Public Holiday Moved To December 6 (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's President, Lenín Moreno Garcés, has issued the "decreto presidencial número 228" which breaks the rules set in the recent overhaul of Ecuador's annual public holidays, by moving the upcoming Fundación de Quito annual public holiday of Ecuador, from December 8 to Wednesday, December 6, 2017.  21 Dec 2016 Ecuador Public Holidays Changes Become Law (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Unsurprisingly, Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, has signed into law the legislative changes to Ecuador's public holidays legislation, recently passed by Ecuador's legislature, and sent to the legislature by President Correa, a couple of months ago.  13 Dec 2016 Ecuador Legislature Approves Public Holidays Changes (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) The legislative changes to Ecuador's public holidays legislation, sent by Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, a couple of months ago, has been approved by a vote of 84 for, 2 against, and 25 abstentions.  29 Dec 2015 Ecuador Public Holidays 2016-2020 (Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, has released the Decreto No.858 which specifies the dates of the annual non-working public holidays in Ecuador, one-off public holidays in Ecuador, and moveable public holidays in Ecuador, for the upcoming 5-year period covering the calendar years 2016-2017-2018-2019-2020.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Ecuador public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Ecuador International Codes EC and ECU (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .ec (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Ecuador information and news: Central Bank of Ecuador (Ecuador central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Ecuador maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Ecuador), and Wikipedia (includes Ecuador commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Ecuador, the holiday may be regional or non-official or limited to certain religious and/or linguistic groups, or begin at a time other than midnight. Note that religious holidays are included only if they are national public holidays, or if the national labour code has specific holiday allowances for employees of specific religions.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2019 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Ecuador, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Ecuador, before planning any trip to Ecuador. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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