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Gabon : 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 next 3 months

  • Currency: Communauté Africaine Financière Franc (XAF)
  • Internet domain: .ga - Telephone code: +241 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (no DST)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Wednesday february 14, 2024Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Friday february 16, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)- lycée français, EPCSchool holidays
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    Monday february 19, 2024Tour du GabonSports events
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    Monday march 4, 2024Mid-term holiday (end) - lycée français, EPCSchool holidays
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    Friday march 15, 2024Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Saturday march 23, 2024Teacher DaySchool holidays
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    Monday april 1, 2024Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday april 1, 2024Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Wednesday april 10, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday april 17, 2024Womens' DaySecular holiday
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    Friday april 19, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Monday may 6, 2024Mid-term holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Wednesday may 8, 2024Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday may 9, 2024AscensionCatholic or protestant
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    Monday may 13, 2024Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday may 17, 2024Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday may 19, 2024PentecostCatholic or protestant
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    Monday may 20, 2024Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday may 21, 2024Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday june 28, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday july 5, 2024Summer holiday (beginning) - lycée français, EPCSchool holidays
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    Thursday august 15, 2024AssumptionCatholic
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    Friday august 16, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Saturday august 17, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Valentine's Day

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    Wednesday february 14, 2024
    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)- lycée français, EPC

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    Friday february 16, 2024
    School holidays :

    Tour du Gabon

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    Monday february 19, 2024
    Sports events : Https://www.tropicaleamissabongo.com cycling race - lasts 5 days 2024 edition NOT YET confirmed

    Mid-term holiday (end) - lycée français, EPC

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    Monday march 4, 2024
    School holidays :

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday march 15, 2024
    School holidays :

    Teacher Day

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    Saturday march 23, 2024
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    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday april 1, 2024
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    Easter Monday

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    Monday april 1, 2024
    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.

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday april 10, 2024
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    Womens' Day

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    Wednesday april 17, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schools

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    Friday april 19, 2024
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Mid-term holiday (end) - French schools

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    Monday may 6, 2024
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    Ascension holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday may 8, 2024
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    Ascension

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    Thursday may 9, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

    Ascension holiday (end)

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    Monday may 13, 2024
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    Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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    Friday may 17, 2024
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    Pentecost

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    Sunday may 19, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

    Whit Monday

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    Monday may 20, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.

    Pentecost holiday (end)

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    Tuesday may 21, 2024
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
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    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday june 28, 2024
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    Summer holiday (beginning) - lycée français, EPC

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    Friday july 5, 2024
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    Assumption

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    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.

    Independence Day

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    Friday august 16, 2024
    Secular holiday : Celebrates independence from France in 1960. A 3-day holiday.

    Independence Day

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    Saturday august 17, 2024
    Secular holiday : Celebrates independence from France in 1960. A 3-day holiday.