Tourism has grown massively in the last 10 years in Paraguay, as more and more people are traveling South America in search of the best location for their holidays. Many tourists choose to visit Paraguay because it is an exotic place filled with great spots where you can relax and spend quality time with your family or friends. Tourists keep a close eye on the Paraguay calendar 2013 because they know that these holidays have something special, even though offices and tourist facilities are slow on these days.
New Year – Paraguay follows the Gregorian calendar, and celebrates the first day of the year with joyous anticipation and loads of pomp.
Tuesday, 1 January 2013
Día de los Héroes
Heroes Day – This day in the Paraguay calendar 2013 is a public holiday. It is also known as the Paraguay’s National Defense Day. The holiday commemorates the people who lost their lives in the wars and the acts of bravery committed by the Paraguay army and their famous leader Marshal Francisco Solano López.
Friday, 1 March 2013
Good Friday – Catholics in Paraguay commemorate this day as the death of their Savior on the cross.
Friday, 29 April 2013
Domingo de Pascua
Easter – Christians in Paraguay rejoice as their Savior is risen on the third day after his crucifixion.
Sunday, 31 April 2013
Primero de Mayo
Labor Day – As much of Paraguay is agricultural, the laborers’ contribution to the economic welfare of the country is recognized on this day.
Monday, 1 May 2013
Día de la Independencia
Independence Day – Paraguay celebrates Independence Day from Spanish rule on May 15. In 1811 on May 14 The Spanish army withdrew from Paraguay, leaving the people of this country free. In large cities, people organize parades and outdoor parties and usually drink and eat traditional food and hold great parties.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Dia de la Paz del Chaco
Chaco Armistice – In the Paraguay calendar 2013 you can find Chaco Armistice, a well known public holiday held every year on June 12. Chaco Armistice day is the day that ended the war between Paraguay and Bolivia. This Day in the Paraguay calendar 2013 is sometimes called Chaco Peace Day and it is celebrated with typical honor parades for people who lost their lives in the war and fought for their homeland and for peace.
Wednesday, 12 June 2013
Fundación de Asunción
Founding of Asunción Day – This day commemorates the foundation of the capital city of Paraguy.
Thursday, 15 August 2013
Virgen de Caacupé
Virgin of Caacupe Day – Another great holiday in the Paraguay calendar 2013 is Virgin of Caacupe Day. On this day the people celebrate Paraguay’s Virgin of Miracles, a statue that over the years has been the center of attention for many religious people because of its power to perform miracles. On this day, people gather by the thousands and participate in pilgrimage, festivals, parades and prayers.
Sunday, 8 December 2013
Christmas Day – Paraguay joins the rest of the Christendom in the celebration of the birth of their savior.
Wednesday, 25 December 2013
Have a Happy Paraguay Holidays in 2013. .!!