Liberation Day -
Friday June 5, 2020
cards/flowers : Commemorates the resolution which lead to independence on June 29, 1976
End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday June 5, 2019
cards/flowers : The month of Ramadan is that in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the criterion (of right and wrong). And whosoever of you is present, let him fast the month, and whosoever of you is sick or on a journey, a number of other days. Allah desires for you ease; He desires not hardship for you; and that you should complete the period, and that you should magnify Allah for having guided you, and that perhaps you may be thankful NOT a public holiday [Wikipedia]
Constitution Day -
Tuesday June 18, 2019
Secular holiday : The 1979 constitution declared a socialist one-party state, which lasted until 1991.
The first draft of a new constitution failed to receive the requisite 60% of voters in 1992, but an amended version was approved in 1993. [Wikipedia]
Corpus Cristi -
Thursday June 20, 2019
Catholic : Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church.
For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity.
Independence Day -
Saturday June 29, 2019
Secular holiday : Independence Day is celebrated on the same day as the National Day.
Commemorates Seychelles' transition from a British colony (since 1903) to an independent republic in 1976. It had been a dependency of Mauritius, which was then ruled by France.