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Brazil Holiday On October 12 2018?

The following are Brazil's national holidays and other observances that apply to Friday, 2018-10-12:

  • Our Lady of Aparecida:

    Commemorates the Virgin Mary as Nossa Senhora da Conceição Aparecida, Patron Saint of Brazil. Also celebrated as Children's Day (Dia das Crianças) on the same date.
  • Children's Day:

    Today is children appretiation day in Brazil. October 12 was made official as Children's Day by President Arthur Bernardes, by Decree No. 4867 of November 5, 1924. Officially, on 20 November, International Children's Day is celebrated. The United Nations recognizes 20 November as Universal Children's Day because it is the date in which Declaration of Children's Rights was adopted in 1959.

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z