西班牙语节日词汇总结 英西对照

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Event / HolidayWhereWhenDescription
New Year (Año Nuevo)Every Spanish speaking countryJanuary 1stCelebration of the beginning of the year. Fireworks, etc.
Carnival (Carnival)Most Spanish speaking countriesUsually ends on the day before Ash WednesdayA celebration before the fasting associated with Lent (Roman Catholic custom). Parades, costumes, dances, Carnival Queen elections, and fireworks.
Easter (Pascuas/Semana Santa)Every Spanish speaking country, esp. Spain, Central America, and PeruSunday thru Saturday before the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after March 21Commemorates the week that Christ was crucified and resurrected.
Labor Day (Día del Trabajador)Spain only, but other countries have Labor Day holidays alsoMay 1stDay off from public work- similar to USA Labor day.
Festival – Bonfires of Saint John (Les Fogueres de Sant Joan)Spain onlyJune 19th to 24thFireworks, parties, and big bonfires.
Assumption of Mary (Asunción)Spain onlyAugust 15th
Columbus Day (Fiesta Nacional de España)Spain onlyOctober 12thHoliday commemorating Christopher Columbus and the nation of Spain. Has parades and other festivities.
All Saint’s Day (Día de los Santos) / Halloween (Día de los Muertos)Every Spanish speaking country (to varying degrees)November 1stCelebrates and honors the lives of the deceased and the continuation of life. Death is not the end, but the beginning of another phase of life.
Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución)Spain onlyDecember 6thDay celebrating the Constitution of Spain.
Immaculate Conception (Inmaculada Concepción)Spain onlyDecember 8thFeast celebrating the birth of Mary the mother of Jesus Christ.
Christmas (Navidad)Every Spanish speaking countryDecember 25thCelebrates the birth of Christ. Gifts exchanged, etc. just like in the USA.
The siestaEvery Spanish speaking countryMid-afternoon napNot as popular from modern changes, but still exists.