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Benin : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations


Benin : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months

Internet domain: .bj - Telephone code: +229 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (no DST)
Currency: Communauté Africaine Financière Franc (XAF) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

French (150 million speakers in 30 countries), vernaculars, fon (2 million speakers) ...
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winter holiday (end)Monday March 5, 2018School holidays 
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FITHEB (Festival International de Théâtre du Bénin)*Thursday March 22, 2018Culture 
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Easter**Sunday April 1, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 2, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Parliament recess (end)*Monday April 9, 2018Special Events 
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spring holiday (beginning)Saturday April 21, 2018School holidays 
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Winter holiday (end) -
Monday March 5, 2018

School holidays :

FITHEB (Festival International de Théâtre du Bénin) -
Thursday March 22, 2018

Culture : Lasts 1 week - in Cotonou 2018 edition confirmed

Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Easter Monday -
Monday April 2, 2018

Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

Parliament recess (end) -
Monday April 9, 2018

Special Events : In Porto-Novo

Spring holiday (beginning) -
Saturday April 21, 2018

School holidays :