On April 28, during the plenary session of Congress of the Republic It was decided to approve the declaration of a national holiday on June 7 on the occasion of Remembrance Day. Battle of Arika And this Flag Day. These festivals are considered national holidays and free rest for government and private employees. However, to date, this law has not been promulgated by the government of Dina Boluarte.
What do you know about the June 7 holiday in Peru?
According to Peruvian law, if the June 7 holiday is approved by parliament, the executive will be responsible for authorizing and approving its release, for which Tina Poluarte is expected to approve the release. The regulation recognizes this new non-working day for both the public and private sector.
For now, the only calendar holiday confirmed is June 29, commemorating the feast of Saints Peter and Saint Paul. As recalled, this law was approved on April 28 and Tina Polwarte has 15 business days to declare the rule or comply with it, however, she did not do both actions, so Congress approves it at her insistence.
So, will June 7 be a holiday?
Unless the Executive or Legislature promulgates legislation in statutory terms, the following Wednesday, June 7, will not be considered a holiday. Therefore, if no permission is given on the following days, it will be treated as a normal working day and no special allowances will be given to the workers.
What is celebrated on June 7 in Peru?
June 7 In Peru, Flag Day commemorates the creation of the Peruvian flag, which was designed on June 7, 1822 by General José de la Riva-Aguero y Sánchez-Poquet.
Various programs are organized to pay homage to the national symbol on this Flag Day festival. Civic parades, ceremonies in schools and official functions are held in which the Peruvian flag is raised and national anthems are sung.
Remaining holidays in Peru in 2023
Till date there are only 9 official holidays in the country which are:
- June 29: St. Peter and St. Paul
- July 28 and 29: National holidays
- August 6: June’s War
- August 30: Santa Rosa de Lima
- October 8: Battle of Angamos
- November 1: All saints
- December 8: Immaculate concept
- December 9: Battle of Ayacucho
- December 25: Christmas