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Still reeling from having to work a normal work week before both Christmas and New Year’s? It might not help to remember that the four day “bridge” weekends are a thing of the past now. All’s not lost though, 2017 still has some nice breaks lined up for us.

January

Sunday 1st | New Year’s Day

February

Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th | Carnival

March

Friday 24th | Truth and Justice Memorial Day

April

Sunday 2nd | Malvinas Veterans’ Day

Friday 14th | Good Friday

May

Monday 1st | Labor Day

Thursday 25th | May Revolution Anniversary

June

Saturday 17th | Martín Miguel de Güemes Day (celebrated since 2016)

Tuesday 20th | National Flag Day (Manuel Belgrano’s Day)

July

Monday 10th | Independence Day (moved from Sunday 9th)

August

Monday 21st | San Martín Day (moved from Thursday 17th)

October

Monday 9th | Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity (moved from Wednesday 12th)

November

Monday 27th | National Sovereignty Day (moved from Monday 20th)

December

Friday 8th | Immaculate Conception Day

Monday 25th | Christmas Day

The dates are still subject to further readjustments made by the National government but these help take the sting out from a very hot return to the grind.