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

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Ghana : 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: .gh - Telephone code: +233 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: no)
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Wednesday January 1, 2020Secular holiday 
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Christmas holiday (end)**Sunday January 5, 2020School holidays 
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Valentine's Day*Friday February 14, 2020cards/flowers 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Friday February 14, 2020School holidays 
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mid-term holiday (end)Monday February 24, 2020School holidays 
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Independence Day*Friday March 6, 2020National Day 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Friday April 3, 2020School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday April 10, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Sunday April 12, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 13, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Monday April 20, 2020School holidays 
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New Year's Day -
Wednesday January 1, 2020

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Christmas holiday (end) -
Sunday January 5, 2020

School holidays : Ministry of Education
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Beginning Sept 2018, all senior high schools (696) are to move from the current trimester system to the semester system
This new multiple track system makes the holiday calendar very intricate; please check with above links
calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education as well as Ghana International School terms
Education is divided into three phases: basic education, secondary education, tertiary education (universities and colleges).
Education is compulsory between the ages of 4 and 15. The language of instruction is English
Amount of instructional hours: 1134
Uniform required
Schools may remain open on Saturday
One of nine major, government-sponsored indigenous languages is a compulsory subject for pupils in elementary education
We carry all confirmed dates till Oct 2020 (some local variations)
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Constitution Day -
Thursday January 7, 2021

Secular holiday : Constitution Day


Valentine's Day -
Friday February 14, 2020

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday February 14, 2020

School holidays :


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday February 24, 2020

School holidays :


Independence Day -
Friday March 6, 2020

Secular holiday : Granted by the UK in 1957


Easter holiday (beginning) -
Friday April 3, 2020

School holidays :


Good Friday -
Friday April 10, 2020

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Easter -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 13, 2020

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.


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday April 20, 2020

School holidays :