Maundy Thursday

national dayMaundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, is a significant day in the Christian calendar, observed worldwide. This solemn occasion, which falls on the Thursday before Easter Sunday, holds great significance for Christians. Likewise it reminds us the events that took place on the night before Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. Let’s explore the customs and observances associated with Maundy Thursday, as well as where it is celebrated.

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National Day of Guyana

national dayThe National Day of Guyana is on the 26th May (Independence day) and on the 23rd February (Republic Day). This commemorates their independence from the United Kingdom in 1966. It is a public holiday in Guyana and you can see the list of public holidays below as well. The history of their national day or independence day is explained below. Continue reading National Day of Guyana