Festivals in all of South America

Festivals and Holidays in Uruguay

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Month Date When Festival Location
February/March --- --- Carnaval and Las Llamadas Montevideo, National
February --- First week of February Las Llamadas (Mardi Gras, Carnival and Parade) Montevideo
February 2 --- Virgen de la Candelaria Punta del Este
February 2 --- Iemanja (Festival of the Goddess of the Sea) Montevideo, Punta Del Este
March --- Second week of March La Fiesta Patria Gaucha (The Festival of the Gaucho Culture) Tacuarembo
May 1 --- Dia de los Trabajadores (Labor Day) National
June 19 --- Natalicio de Artigas (Artigas Anniversary) National Holiday
June 24 The week of June 24th Carlos Gardel Week (Festival of Tango Culture) Tacuarembo
July 9 - 20 --- International Festival of Childrens Cinema Montevideo
August 25 --- Dia de la Independencia (Independence Day) National