If you are from Mexico, then this article is going to be very informative for you. Mexico has mainly three type of holidays- festive, civic and statutory.
It’s the Federal Labor Law which arrange statutory holidays. It’s the only kind of holiday in which the employees are free from job. But for other kind of holidays, it solely depend on the state government. So let’s have a look at the holidays in 2013 in Mexico.
List of Mexico 2013 Statutory Public Holidays
On the first day of year according the calender issued by western culture. The date is 1 January 2013 and day is Tuesday.
It’s day to celebrate the announcements of constitutions of 1857 and 1917. Monday, 4 February 2013 is day for it.
- Natalio Juárez’s Birthday
To celebrate the birthday of President Benito Juárez. Monday, 18 March 2013 is date for it.
To encourage and thank the hard work done by laborers of Mexico in the growth of nation. Date is 1 May 2013 and day is Wednesday.
It’s to announce the celebration of start of independence war. 16 September 2013 and day Monday is fixed for it in the upcoming year 2013.
To celebrate the revolution of Mexico in 1910. For this day, date is fixed as 20 November 2013.
To celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Date- 25 December 2013.
List of 2013 Mexico Civic Public Holidays
On 19 February 2013, Army day will be celebrated to than the army of Mexico for what they had done in the past and what they are doing for the progress of nation.
This is a proud day for Mexico as this is announced to honor the current flag of Mexico and to the previous flags as well. 24 February 2013 is date in the upcoming year 2013.
- Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation
To celebrate the oil expropriation in Mexico. This was started in 1938 and is still celebrated with great enthusiasm. The date for this in the upcoming year is 18 March 2013 and day is Monday.
- Heroic Defense of Veracruz
It’s to celebrate the defense against US. Date- 21 April 2013.
The war was held between the army of Mexico and French forces on 5 May 1862. In this great war, Mexico won over French forces. To celebrate the victory and to pay tribute to great patriots, this day is celebrated as festival. Date- 5 May 2013.
- Miguel Hidalgo’s Birthday
Miguel Hidalgo was the person who started the war for freedom of Mexico. This day is to celebrate the birth of great patriot. Date- 8 May 2013.
It’s day to celebrate the Mexican Army. Date- I June 2013 and day Saturday.
- Boy Heroes / Heroic Cadets
In 1847, there was great battle in Chaputelpec and America. This day is announced as holiday to celebrate the same. Friday, 13 September 2013 is date for it.
To celebrate the start of war of Mexican army against Spain. Date 15 September 2013.
It is announced as holiday to celebrate the end of independence war in 1821. Date- 27 September 2013.
Father Jose is known as Father of Mexican Nation. To celebrate the birth of him, this day is announced as national holiday. Date- 30 September 2013.
It’s day to celebrate the discovery of America by Columbus. Date- 12 October 2013.
Happy Mexico Holidays 2013! Enjoy Mexican Holidays and Festivals 2013!
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We can’t guarantee the full accuracy of list and it may get changed at any time. As of time of writing this article, this information is up to date and accurate.
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