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Season of Emancipation (End)


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This event begins 08/23/2022 and repeats every year forever

Emancipation Day in Barbados is part of the annual "Season of Emancipation", which began in 2005. The Season runs from April 14 to August 23. Commemorations include:

  • the anniversary of Bussa's rebellion, a major slave rebellion in 1816, April 14
  • National Heroes Day, April 28;
  • Crop Over festival, which includes May, June and the first week of August
  • Africa Day, May 25
  • Day of National Significance, which commemorates the Labour Rebellion of 1937, July 26
  • Emancipation Day, August 1
  • birthday of Marcus Garvey, August 17
  • International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, August 23

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