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Guyana : 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: Dollar (GYD)
  • Internet domain: .gy - telephone code: +592 - GMT offset: -4 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday july 1, 2024Caricom DaySecular holiday
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    Friday july 5, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday august 1, 2024Emancipation DaySecular holiday
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    Monday september 2, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday september 16, 2024Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday october 31, 2024Deepavali/DipabaliHinduism
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    Friday december 6, 2024Hanukkahcards/flowers
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    Friday december 13, 2024Christmas holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Thursday december 26, 2024St Stephen's DayCatholic or protestant
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    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Caricom Day

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Treaty establishing the Caribbean Community and Common Market (Guyana, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago), also called the Treaty of Chaguaramas. Signed on July 4, 1973.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday july 5, 2024
    School holidays :

    Emancipation Day

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    Thursday august 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Celebrates the Emancipation of slaves in the British Empire on August 1, 1834.

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday september 2, 2024
    School holidays :

    Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Youman Nabi: this festival celebrates the birth and death anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad. Prophet Muhammad was born in Mecca after the death of his father Abdullah. He lived up to sixty-three years. It was this prophet that created the Holy Quran. He dedicated his life to the teachings of Islam. And showed it through his life how wonderful it is to follow Islam. During this time on Youman Nabi, Mulims in Guyana pay tribute to the mighty prophet Muhammad. This day is spent in prayers. A special service is kept or this occasion as well as religious programs is broadcast throughout the day. On this day as well they give alms to the poor and persons who are in need.

    Deepavali/Dipabali

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    Thursday october 31, 2024
    Hinduism : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week cele ates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days.

    Hanukkah

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    Friday december 6, 2024
    cards/flowers : Commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem during the Maccabean Revolt (2nd century BC)

    Christmas holiday (beginning)

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    Friday december 13, 2024
    School holidays :

    Christmas Day

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    Wednesday december 25, 2024
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    St Stephen's Day

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    Thursday december 26, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Remembrance of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr.