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Guinea : 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: Franc (GNF)
  • Internet domain: .gn - Telephone code: +224 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Monday March 6, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Monday April 3, 2023Anniversary of the Second RepublicNational Day
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 14, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday April 18, 2023Shab-e-Qadr (Quran revelation)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday April 21, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday May 1, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 25, 2023Africa DaySecular holiday
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    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

    New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Christmas holiday (end)

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    School holidays : Information provided by the lycée Albert Camus
    www.lyceealbertcamus-conakry.net
    Ministry of Education dates are not available
    Schooling is Guinea mandatory till age 12
    schools may open on Saturday
    school uniforms not required

    We carry confirmed dates till Aug 2023

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    Valentine's Day

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    Tuesday February 14, 2023
    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

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday March 6, 2023
    School holidays :

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

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    cards/flowers :

    Anniversary of the Second Republic

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    Monday April 3, 2023
    Secular holiday : On 3 April 1984, colonel Lansana Conté led a coup without bloodshed which leads to the seizure of power by the army following the disappearance of Sékou Touré, the president of the first Republic.

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    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.

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 14, 2023
    School holidays :

    Shab-e-Qadr (Quran revelation)

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    Tuesday April 18, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    School holidays :

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    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 .

    Africa Day

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    Thursday May 25, 2023
    Secular holiday : On the 25th of May 1963 the Organisation of African Unity was established at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Its purpose was to promote the unity and solidarity of African states, defend the sovereignty of all members, eradicate all forms of colonialism, promote international cooperation having due regard for the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, coordinate and harmonise member states economic, diplomatic, educational, health, welfare, scientific and defence policies.