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Calendar of holidays for 2023 in Mexico | Digital Trends Spanish


Officially, 2022 only has Sunday, December 25 as a holiday, so those who have to work on this date must receive salary compensation, in accordance with the Federal Labor Law (LFT). How does he paint the next year? What is the 2023 calendar of holidays in Mexico?

If the LFT is taken as a reference, the year that begins will have seven mandatory rest days, although those “determined by federal and local electoral laws, in the case of ordinary elections, to carry out electoral day” are not ruled out.

The holidays of 2023 in Mexico are as follows:

calendar day celebration or holiday
Sunday January 1 New Year
Monday February 6 Day of the Mexican Constitution
Monday March 2 Birth of Benito Juarez
Monday May 1 Labor Day
Saturday September 16 Independence Day
Monday, November 20 Revolution Day
Monday December 25 Christmas

Easter 2023

Holy Thursday and Good Friday will be commemorated on April 6 and 7, 2023 in Mexico, but they are not considered as mandatory rest by the LFT. This does not mean that various companies and organizations in the private and public sector grant these days to workers. Just to keep it in mind, neither are May 5 (Battle of Puebla), October 12 (Día de la Raza), November 2 (Day of the Dead) and December 12 (Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe). ).

Some reasons for the holidays in Mexico

The anniversary of the Mexican Constitution is celebrated every February 5 in Mexico. The origin is due to the fact that on that day, but in 1917, the current version of the Political Constitution was promulgated, which entered into force in May of that year. The document was signed in Querétaro, around the appointment of General Venustiano Carranza as president of the country.

The Natalicio de Benito Juárez honors the president who was born on March 21, 1806 in San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca. According to the Government of Mexico, the one also known as Benemérito de las Américas, for its fight against the French invasion, represented a “watershed for a great change in the history of Mexico thanks to the Constitution of 1857 and the War of Reform”. .

Independence Day commemorates the War of Independence, which began at dawn on September 16, 1810, when the priest Miguel Hidalgo gave the Grito de Dolores (by ringing the bells of his church), and ended on September 27. of 1827, with the triumphant entry of the Triguarante Army, commanded by Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero, to Mexico City.

Finally, the Day of the Mexican Revolution is celebrated when Francisco I. Madero proclaimed the Plan of San Luis on November 20, 1910, which motivated the Mexicans to rise up in arms against the government of Porfirio Díaz, who had maintained in power for 36 years.

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