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Emancipation Day

Holiday Date
March 22nd unless it falls on a Sunday, then it is observed the Monday after

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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