Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday August 11, 2019
Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.
Independence Day -
Thursday August 13, 2020
Secular holiday : Granted by the French in 1960 paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Saturday August 15, 2020
Catholic : Dogma defined by the Catholic Church on November 1, 1950, when Pope Pius XII declared that at the end of her life, Mary's body and soul were assumed into Heaven.