First, NONE of the holidays added by the Add Holidays feature are recurring.
They are discrete events for each year through 2012. Look at the HOL file
or display your calendar in the By Category view and you'll see that. Thus,
there's no way they can lose the "recurrence", since they had none to start.
The only way to get holidays to another calendar is to copy. Display your
calendar in the By Category view, select the Holidays category, then hold
Ctrl while you click and drag to the other calendar, copying all the
Brian Tillman [MVP-Outlook]