America Day -
Lunedí 9 Ottobre, 2017
Ferie secolare : Celebrated in many countries in the Americas, commemorating the date of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492. Similar holidays, celebrated as Dia de la Raza (Day of the Race) in many countries in Latin America, Discovery Day in the Bahamas, Hispanic Day in Spain, and with the recently new name Dia de la Resistencia Indigena (Day of Indigenous Resistance) in Venezuela, commemorate the same event. Columbus Day in the United States is celebrated on the 2nd Monday in October. The first recorded celebration of Columbus Day in the USA was held by the Tammany Society, also known as the Colombian Order, in New York on October 12, 1792, marking the 300th anniversary of Columbus's landing in the Bahamas http://www.centipedia.com/index.php?title=Columbus_Day&action=creativecommons
Festa di Garifuna -
Lunedí 20 Novembre, 2017
Ferie secolare : Il gruppo etnico dei Garifuna rappresenta l'8% della popolazione locale. Il resto della popolazione, principalmente di colore, arrivò dalle isole vicine all'inizio del XIX secolo.