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Ecuador Public Holidays 2015

Check the 2015 public holidays list of Ecuador. The following dates are observed as public holidays in Ecuador. Check dates in year 2015 for New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Labour Day, Battle of Pichincha, Independence Day of Ecuador, Guayaquil Independence Day, All Souls’ Day, Cuenca Independence Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve in Ecuador.

Ecuador Public Holidays 2015
Sr.No. Month Day Weak Day Name
1 January 1 Thursday New Year’s Day
2 April 3 Friday Good Friday
3 May 1 Friday Labour Day
4 May 24 Sunday Battle of Pichincha
5 August 10 Monday Independence Day Ecuador
6 October 9 Friday Guayaquil Independence Day
7 November 2 Monday All Souls’ Day
8 November 3 Tuesday Cuenca Independence Day
9 December 25 Friday Christmas Day
10 December 31 Thursday New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Day
New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar. This holiday is celebrated in many countries worldwide.
Good Friday
Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion and death, which is told in the Christian bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.
Labour Day
May Day, which usually occurs on May 1 in many countries, stems from ancient customs associated with the celebration of spring. It is also a national holiday for workers in many countries around the world.
Battle of Pichincha
The Battle of Pichincha took place on 24 May 1822, on the slopes of the Pichincha volcano, 3,500 meters above sea-level, right next to the city of Quito, in modern Ecuador.
Guayaquil Independence Day
Today, the biggest and most populous city in Ecuador, Guayaquil, is celebrating its 192 years of independence. Main streets were crowded with parade floats, local personalities, beauty queens and students of the most representative schools of the city.
All Souls’ Day
All Souls’ Day is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead. The intent is for the living to assist those in purgatory. Many western churches annually observe All Souls’ Day on November 2 and many eastern churches celebrate it prior to Lent and the day before Pentecost.
Cuenca Independence Day
It’s Independence of Cuenca it commemorates the declaration of independence of the city of Ecuador. Cuenca’s Independence Day on November 3 for a huge, colorful fiesta. Cuenca achieved its independence on November 3, 1820. Independence Day, a four-day celebration with cultural fair, starting November 3. Cuenca is the third largest city in Ecuador in terms of population, and is the capital of the Azuay Province.
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the most festive holidays in many countries around the world. It is a Christian holiday in memory of Jesus Christ’s birth and most people celebrate the day on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year’s Eve
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year’s Eve, the last day of the year, is on December 31. In many countries,
New Year’s Eve is celebrated at evening social gatherings, where many people dance, eat, drink alcoholic beverages, and watch or light fireworks to mark the new year.

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