The 2020 work calendar includes a total of 13 national holidays, one more than in 2019, of which only 8 will be held jointly throughout Spain, the same number as this year, according to the resolution of the General Directorate of Labor published this Friday in the Official State Gazette (BOE). Specifically, the 8 national holidays "not substitutable" by the autonomous communities and, therefore, they will be a party throughout Spain, they are: Wednesday, January 1 (New Year), Monday, January 6 (Epiphany of the Lord), Friday, April 10 (Good Friday), Friday, May 1 (Labor Party), on Saturday, August 15 (Assumption of the Virgin), on Monday, October 12 (National Holiday of Spain), on Tuesday, December 8 (Immaculate Conception) and on Friday, December 25 (Natividad del Señor). Two other common holidays, November 1 (All Saints) and December 6 (Spanish Constitution Day), fall on a Sunday, so that the autonomous communities can move the celebration to the following Monday or another day, as reported by Ep.
Thus, on Monday, November 2, it will be a holiday in Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura and Madrid, communities that have decided to move the fiesta of Todos los Santos. Similarly, on Monday, December 7, it will be a holiday in Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, Castilla y León, Extremadura, Madrid, Murcia, Navarra and La Rioja, as well as in the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla. The rest of the communities have chosen to move the holiday of December 6, which falls on Sunday, to other days of the year.
During Holy Week, on April 9, Holy Thursday, it will be a holiday in all the autonomous communities, except in Catalonia and in the Valencian Community, while on Thursday, March 19 (San José) it will only be a holiday in Castilla-La Mancha, Valencian Community , Galicia, Murcia, Navarra and the Basque Country. Also, on Saturday, July 25 (Santiago Apostle) it will be festive only in Galicia and the Basque Country. At 13 national holidays, we must add regional and local holidays.
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