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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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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022Christmas holiday (end) - lycée français, EPCSchool holidays
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Monday January 10, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday January 17, 2022Tour du GabonSports events
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Friday February 18, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)- lycée français, EPCSchool holidays
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Monday March 7, 2022Mid-term holiday (end) - lycée français, EPCSchool holidays
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Wednesday March 23, 2022Teacher DaySchool holidays
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Friday March 25, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday April 11, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday April 17, 2022Womens' DaySecular holiday
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Monday May 30, 2022Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday June 3, 2022Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 5, 2022PentecostCatholic or protestant
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Monday June 6, 2022Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday June 7, 2022Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday June 24, 2022Parliament recess (beginning)Special Events
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Friday July 1, 2022Summer holiday (beginning) - lycée français, EPCSchool holidays
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Friday July 1, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
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. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holiday (end) - lycée français, EPC

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Monday January 3, 2022
School holidays :

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Education-nationale.gouv.ga
https://lyceefrancaislibreville.org
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Schools are open on Saturday
School uniforms required

Dates confirmed till Oct 2022

Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Tour du Gabon

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Monday January 17, 2022
Sports events : Https://www.tropicaleamissabongo.com cycling race - lasts 5 days 2022 edition confirmed

Valentine's Day

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Monday February 14, 2022
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 18, 2022
School holidays :

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

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Monday March 7, 2022
School holidays :

Teacher Day

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Wednesday March 23, 2022
School holidays :

Spring holiday (beginning)

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Friday March 25, 2022
School holidays : One week later in French schools

Spring holiday (end)

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Monday April 11, 2022
School holidays : One week later in French schools

Womens' Day

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Secular holiday :

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
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.

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

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

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Ascension holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
School holidays :

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
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 30, 2022
School holidays :

Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

Pentecost

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

Whit Monday

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Monday June 6, 2022
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 June 7, 2022
School holidays :

Parliament recess (beginning)

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Friday June 24, 2022
Special Events :

Summer holiday (beginning) - lycée français, EPC

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Friday July 1, 2022
School holidays :

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday July 1, 2022
School holidays :

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

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :