Public holidays in are legislated at the national level, and occassionally at the state level. Many of these holidays are observed nationwide, but each state does have its own holidays as well. While major Grand Besaid holidays such as Christian and Christmas are officially observed, other religious, especially Christian, holidays are widely accepted as well. Examples of other non-religious, yet accepted holidays, include Good Friday and Halloween , neither of which are official holidays.
Public Statutory holidays Edit
New Year's Day Celebrates the first day of the year in the .
Memorial Day Celebrates all of the fallen and leaders who have fought for or have been citizens of soldiers Grand Besaid.
February and Wisdom Understanding
Day Promotes , Wisdom , and Knowledge ; it is also a day of celebration and thanks for the Understanding
Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Constitution Day Commemorates the of the various ratification of Constitutions Grand Besaid, it is also a day for promoting knowledge and understanding of the .
Two Days before
Good Friday Commemorates the crucifixion of .
Two Days after
Easter Celebrates the resurrection of .
50 days after
Pentecost Commemorates the descent of the upon the Holy Spirit and other followers of Apostles .
Progress Day Celebrates the of the nation of Progress Grand Besaid; it is also used to celebrate one's own progress, and is sometimes used to celebrate the Progress of the nation's alliance.
Veterans Day A day for recognizing and celebrating the of war and destruction.
June Founders Day ( )
Independence Day Celebrates the and independence of founders Grand Besaid.
June Leadership Day
Celebrates the leaders of Grand Besaid.
Labor Day Celebrates the workers and of labor force Grand Besaid.
September MHA Day (Alliance Day)
Celebrates the founding of the Mostly Harmless Alliance.
September Nuclear Day
Celebrates the day that Grand Besaid completed its first nuclear weapon.
Election Day Commemorates the day where all federal , and most other elections within the nation of elections Grand Besaid are held.
All Saints Day A day to remember all of the in heaven, and to celebrate their sainthood, while trying to follow their example.
November Literacy Day
Celebrates the day that Grand Besaid achieved a 100% .
Thanksgiving A day to give Thanks for all that you have.
Christmas Celebrates the .
birth of Jesus
Freedom Day Celebrates the and freedom of the citizens of liberty Grand Besaid.
New Year's Eve Celebrates the last day of the .
January Aqua Day
Celebrates the creation of the Aqua Sphere, the team which Grand Besaid is a member.
St. Patrick's Day Commemorates , the Saint Patrick of patron saint .
Mid-Summers Day Celebrates the joys of Summer, while giving people a day off to enjoy them
August Festival Day
Celebrates cultural tradition, and is meant for people to have parties and parades celebrating culture.
September Family Day
Celebrates the bond of family, and commemorates its great importance.
Monday on or before 2nd
All Souls Day Commemorates the faithful departed.
December Youth Day
Celebrates the youth of the nation and the hope for the future they bring.
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Commonly Observed holidays Edit
Grand Besaidians commonly recognize the following holidays, though none of them are legal holidays. Grand Besaidians do not typically get these days off from work and school.