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    Wednesday february 14, 2024Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Friday february 23, 2024Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday march 11, 2024Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Monday march 11, 2024Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday april 1, 2024Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Sunday april 7, 2024Nuzul al Qu'ran - Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday april 10, 2024KoritéMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday april 24, 2024National Concord DaySecular holiday
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    Friday april 26, 2024Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Monday may 13, 2024Easter 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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    Monday june 17, 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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    Sunday july 7, 2024El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Saturday august 3, 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

    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday february 23, 2024
    School holidays :

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

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    Monday march 11, 2024
    cards/flowers :

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday march 11, 2024
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey

    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.

    Nuzul al Qu'ran - Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday april 7, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Korité

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    Wednesday april 10, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : End of Ramadan

    National Concord Day

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    Wednesday april 24, 2024
    Secular holiday : This day was institutionalized on April 24, 1995, a year after the signing of the Ouagadougou Peace Agreement on 9 October 1994 between the government and the Tuareg rebellion, after years of hostilities that marked the northern part of the country.

    Easter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday april 26, 2024
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey

    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 .

    Easter holiday (end)

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    Monday may 13, 2024
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey

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

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

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

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday june 28, 2024
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey

    El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday july 7, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad. Muslim calendar starts from this date (A.H.), which was established in `Umar's reign. Medina is about 200 miles north of Mecca. Muhammad arrived there on 20th Sep 622 A.D. The name of the city was changed to Medinatu'l-Nabi (city of the Prophet).

    Independence Day

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    Saturday august 3, 2024
    Secular holiday : Granted by the French in 1960