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August Monday

Rule
first Monday in August
Holiday Date
08-07-2017

August Monday / Carnival Monday

August Monday is the day that celebrates Emancipation Day in some countries. This holiday is the first Monday in August and is the start to a week long summer festival, Carnival, in many caribbean countries. 

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About Emancipation Day

Many states, territories and countries observe on various days with different names: August Monday, August Festival, Culturama, or has related holidays such as Juneteenth or J'ouvert, the celebration is always to commemorate the abolishment of slavery and freedom. 

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