Holidays

Holidays and special occasions celebrated or commemorated in Honduras.

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Independence Day in Honduras

Independence Day in Honduras

The clock struck six in the morning and the cannons began to fire off a salvo stirring the hearts of millions of Hondurans as …

Honduras Travel – Easter – Vacation and Tourism What to do

Honduras Travel – Easter – Vacation and Tourism What to do

Easter in Honduras During the weeks leading into “Semana Santa” it is common for different …

Francisco Morazan Day in Honduras – Soldiers Day

Francisco Morazán day (also known as Soldiers Day in Honduras) is celebrated throughout the country on October 3rd…

Happy Teachers Day

September 17th is Teacher's Day in Honduras, and is celebrated by thousands of teachers across the country. This…

Honduras Independence Day Celebration

Happy Independence day Hondurans! Today the 15th of September, 2013 marks the 192nd celebration of the declaration of…

Honduran Journalists Day – 2013

Honduran Journalists Day – 2013Honduran Journalists Day is a day that recognizes the vital role that journalists play in the protection and advancement of democracy in Honduras.…

Copan Travel Update – New Year 2013

Copan Travel Update – New Year 2013

I was in Copan Ruinas between the 30th of December and the 2nd of January 2013, and made it a point of finding out what is new in town, new…

Holidays in Honduras

Holidays in Honduras

What qualifies as a holiday in Honduras can actually be a bit confusing. In addition to the country-wide official legal holidays, each town or city in Honduras may have a…

Francisco Morazan

Francisco Morazan

Francisco Morazan, a Central American statesman, was born the 3rd of October in Tegucigalpa, Honduras in 1799; and died in San Jose, Costa Rica on September 15, 1842.

Honduras Holiday – Day of the Race

Monday, October 17, 2011 is recognized by the Honduran government as a holiday in Honduras. Banks and public offices will be closed in honor of Día de la Raza (Day of the Race).

Honduras Holiday: Day of the Race

Banks and public offices are closed on Día de la Raza (Day of the Race). The official date of this holiday is October 12th. The October 12th holiday is known in other countries in the Americas as “Columbus Day”, “Founder’s Day”, or “Discoverer’s Day”. This name for the holiday in the country of Honduras has […]

Honduras Teachers Day

Honduras Teachers Day

A Tribute to José Trinidad Reyes June 11, 1797 – September 20, 1855 José Trinidad Reyes, was a Honduran priest who combined his job in the pulpit with the arts, the cultivation and teaching of the sciences, and a political militancy for the most liberal ideas of his time; for which he was persecuted and […]

Tegucigalpa is 431 Years Old

Tegucigalpa is 431 Years Old

According to historians, the city of Tegucigalpa in Honduras was founded with the name of Royal Minas de San Miguel de Tegucigalpa, (Royal Mines of Saint Michael of Tegucigalpa) on September 29, 1578, by a Spanish group that was established to uncover silver in the area. Tegucigalpa, according to those sources, means “mountain of silver”, […]

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