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Solomon Islands : 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 (SBD)
Internet domain: .sb - Telephone code: +677 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +11 (DST: no)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Monday January 24, 2022Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Friday February 25, 2022Province Day (Choiseul only)Secular holiday
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Friday April 1, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday April 11, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday April 16, 2022Holy SaturdayCatholic
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday May 30, 2022Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday June 2, 2022Province Day (Isable only)Secular holiday
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Friday June 3, 2022Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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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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Wednesday June 8, 2022Province Day (Temotu only)Secular holiday
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Friday June 10, 2022Queen's BirthdaySecular holiday
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Friday June 17, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday June 20, 2022Province Day (Rennell only)Secular holiday
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Wednesday June 29, 2022Province Day (Central Solomon Island only)Secular holiday
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Thursday July 7, 2022Independence DayNational Day
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Monday July 18, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Beginning of school year

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Monday January 24, 2022
School holidays : Www.mehrd.gov.sb
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
Schooling is not mandatory - 60% of children attend school
Teaching languages: Melanesian, Polynesian, Micronesian
schools are closed on Sunday

school uniforms required

Dates confirmed till Feb 2023; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

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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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

Province Day (Choiseul only)

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Friday February 25, 2022
Secular holiday :

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Friday April 1, 2022
School holidays :

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Monday April 11, 2022
School holidays :

Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

Holy Saturday

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Saturday April 16, 2022
Catholic : Paid 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.

Ascension holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
School holidays :

Ascension holiday (end)

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Monday May 30, 2022
School holidays :

Province Day (Isable only)

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Thursday June 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

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
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Province Day (Temotu only)

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Wednesday June 8, 2022
Secular holiday :

Queen's Birthday

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Friday June 10, 2022
Secular holiday : The Queen's Birthday holiday is a moveable feast. It celebrates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II who is not only Queen of Great Britain and Ireland but also Queen of Australia and New Zealand and the commonwealth countries. The holiday is celebrated on a Monday, but on different dates in different parts of Australia and New Zealand. In fact, the Queen's birthday not on any of the dates celebrated but in April.

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 17, 2022
School holidays :

Province Day (Rennell only)

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Monday June 20, 2022
Secular holiday :

Province Day (Central Solomon Island only)

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Wednesday June 29, 2022
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Independence Day

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Thursday July 7, 2022
Secular holiday : The United Kingdom established a protectorate over the Solomon Islands in the 1890s. Some of the bitterest fighting of World War II occurred on these islands. Self-government was achieved in 1976 and full independence was granted two years later on 7 July, 1978. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia]

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Monday July 18, 2022
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