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

Guiana : 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: Euro (EUR)
Internet domain: .gf - Telephone code: +594 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: -3 (DST: no)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Wednesday August 10, 2022Regional holidaySecular holiday
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Monday August 15, 2022AssumptionCatholic
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Saturday August 20, 2022Bicycle raceSports events
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Thursday September 8, 2022Regional holidaySecular holiday
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Saturday October 15, 2022Cayenne Day (Cayenne only)Secular holiday
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Friday October 21, 2022Autumn holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday November 7, 2022Autumn holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday November 11, 2022Liberation Day 1918Secular holiday
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Tuesday November 29, 2022Regional holidaySecular holiday
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Thursday December 22, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday December 25, 2022Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 2, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Saturday February 11, 2023Carnival holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday February 20, 2023Optional bridge daySecular holiday
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Tuesday February 21, 2023CarnivalCatholic
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Wednesday February 22, 2023Ash WednesdayCatholic or protestant
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Monday February 27, 2023Carnival holiday (end)School holidays
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Regional holiday

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Wednesday August 10, 2022
Secular holiday : St Laurent Day - Banks remain open in St Laurent only

Assumption

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Monday August 15, 2022
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.

Bicycle race

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Saturday August 20, 2022
Sports events : Lasts 1 week www.guyane-cyclisme.com bicycle race 2022 edition confirmed

Regional holiday

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Thursday September 8, 2022
Secular holiday : Montjoly Day - Banks remain open in Montjoly only

Cayenne Day (Cayenne only)

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Saturday October 15, 2022
Secular holiday : Banks remain open

Autumn holiday (beginning)

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Friday October 21, 2022
School holidays :

Autumn holiday (end)

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Monday November 7, 2022
School holidays :

Liberation Day 1918

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Friday November 11, 2022
Secular holiday : Commemmorates the end of World War I on 11th November 1918. The armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning - the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Paid holiday when falling on Sunday (Labour law 4 Jan 1974)

Regional holiday

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Tuesday November 29, 2022
Secular holiday : Kourou Day - Banks remain open in Kourou only

Winter holiday (beginning)

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Thursday December 22, 2022
School holidays :

Christmas Day

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Sunday December 25, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.

New Year's Day

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Sunday January 1, 2023
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)

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Monday January 2, 2023
School holidays : Www.ac-guyane.fr
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 495
School day duration: 8:00 hours
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Usually no school on Saturday
School uniform usually required

Dates confirmed till August 2022; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

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Carnival holiday (beginning)

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Saturday February 11, 2023
School holidays :

Optional bridge day

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Monday February 20, 2023
Secular holiday :

Carnival

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Tuesday February 21, 2023
Catholic : Called 'festa móvel' in Brazil.

Ash Wednesday

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Wednesday February 22, 2023
Catholic or protestant : Christian observance to begin the 40 day season of Lent. Ashes are marked on worshippers as a sign of penitence. In Galicia, Spain, only in the city of Pontevedra. In some Caribbean islands, marks the Carnival period.

Carnival holiday (end)

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Monday February 27, 2023
School holidays :