National Holidays

National Holiday in the g7+ member countries

Afghanistan 2022
Date Day Name
15 Feb Tuesday Liberation Day
21 Mar Monday Nauruz 
02 Apr Saturday First Day of Ramadan
28 Apr Thursday Afghan Victory Day
01 May Sunday Labour Day
02 – 04 May Monday Eid al-Fitr Holiday
08 Jul  Friday Day of Arafa
09 – 11 Jul Saturday Eid Al Adha Holiday
08 Aug Monday Ashura
19 Aug Friday Independence Day (National Day)
08 Oct Saturday Eid Milad-un-Nabi
NOTES: Weekend in Afghanistan is Friday and Saturday
Burundi 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
05 Feb Saturday Unity Day 
06 April  Wednesday President Ntaryamira Day 
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
26 May  Thursday Ascension Day 
01 July  Friday Independence day 
10 July  Sunday Eid Al Adha 
15 August  Monday Assumption day 
13 Oct  Thursday Prince Louis Rwagasore  day 
21 Oct Friday Prinsident Ndadaye’s day 
01 Nov  Tuesday All Saint’s day 
25 – 26 Dec  Sunday Christmas day 
Central African Republic 2022
Day Date Holiday Name 
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s day 
29 March  Tuesday Boganda day
18 April  Monday Easter Monday 
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
03 May  Tuesday Korite
26 May  Thursday Ascension day
06 June  Monday Whit Day 
30 June  Thursday General Prayer Day
10 July  Sunday Tabaski
13 Aug Saturday Independence Day 
15 Aug  Monday Assumption Day 
01 Nov Tuesday All Saint’s Day 
01 Dec Thursday Republic Day 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas Day
Chad 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s Day 
08 March  Tuesday International Women’s Day 
18 April  Monday Easter Monday 
02 May Monday Labour Day 
03 May  Tuesday Korite 
04 May  Wednesday Korite Holiday 
10 July  Sunday Tabaski 
11 Aug Thrusday  Independence Day 
09 Oct Sunday Prophet’s Birthday 
01 Nov Tuesday All Saint’s Day 
28 Nov Monday Republic Day 
01 Dec Thursday Freedom and Democracy day
25 Dec  Sunday Christmas Day 
Union of the Comoros 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s day 
01 March  Tuesday Leilat Al-Meiraj 
18 March  Friday Cheikh Al Maarouf day 
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
03 – 04 May  Tuesday Ide el Fitr Holiday
06 July  Wednesday Independence Day 
10 – 11 July  Sunday Ide el Kabir 
31 July Sunday Muharram (Hijri New Year)
09 Oct  Sunday Mouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)
Cote d’Ivoire 2022
Date Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s day 
18 April  Monday Easter Monday 
29 April Friday Revelation of the Qur’an
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
03 May Tuesday Korite
26 May  Thursday Ascension Day 
06 Jun  Monday K Whit Monday
10 July Sunday Tabaski
07 Aug Sunday Independence Day
08 Aug Monday Independence Day (in Lieu)
15 Aug Monday Assumption day 
09 Oct Sunday Prophet’s Birthday
01 Nov Tuesday All Saint’s day 
15 Nov Tuesday National Peace Day 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas Day 
26 Dec Monday Christmas Day (in lieu)
Democratic Republic of Congo 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
04 Jan Tuesday Day of the Martyrs 
16 Jan Sunday Heroe’s  Day 
17 Jan Monday Heroe’s Day
01 May  Saturday Labour Day 
17 May  Tuesday Liberation Day 
30 June Thursday Independence Day 
01 Aug Monday Parent’s day 
25 Aug Sunday Christmas day
Guinea 2022
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s Day 
18 April Monday Easter Monday 
29 April  Friday Lialat-al-Qadar
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
03 May   Tuesday Korite (End of Ramadan)
25 May  Wednesday Africa Day
10 July  Sunday Tabaski (Eid Al- Adha)
15 August  Monday Assumption Day
02 Oct Sunday Independence Day 
09 Oct Sunday Prophet’s Birthday
01 Nov  Tuesday All Saints’ Day 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas day 
Guinea-Bissau 2022
Date Day Holiday Name
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
20 Jan Thursday National Heroe’s Day 
08 March  Tuesday International Women’s Day 
01 May Sunday Labour day 
03 May  Tuesday Korite 
10 July  Sunday Tabaski 
03 Aug Wednesday Pidjiguiti day 
24 Sept Saturday Independence Day 
14 Nov Monday Readjustment Movement Day 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas Day 
Haiti 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan  Saturday Independence Day
02 Jan Sunday Ancestry day
01 March  Tuesday Carnival Tuesday
02 March  Wednesday Ash Wednesday
15 April  Friday Good Friday
01 May  Sunday Labour and Agriculture day
18 May  Wednesday Flag and Universitie’s day
16 June   Thursday Corp Christi
15 August Monday Assumption day
20 Sept Tuesday Dessalines Birthday
17 Oct Monday Dessalines Day
01 Nov  Tuesday All Saints’ Day
02 Nov Wednesday All Souls’ Day
18 Nov  Friday Battle of Vertieres day
25 Dec Sunday Christmas day
Liberia 2022
Date Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Sunday New Year’s Day
11 Feb Friday Armed Forces Day
09 March  Wednesday Decoration Day
15 March  Tuesday J.J. Robert’s Birthday
08 April Friday Fast and Prayer Day
12 April  Tuesday National Redemption Day
14 May  Saturday National Unification Day
26 July   Tuesday Independence Day
24 August  Wednesday Flag day
03 Nov Thursday National Thanksgiving Day
29 Nov Tuesday William Tubman’s Birthday
25 Dec Sunday Christmas day
Papua New Guinea 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
26 Feb Saturday National Remembrance Day 
28 Feb Monday National Remembrance Day (in lieu)
15 April Friday Good Friday
16 April Saturday Holy Saturday
17 – 18 April Sunday Easter Sunday 
13 June Monday Queen’s Birthday
23 July Saturday National Remembrance Day 
26 Aug Friday National Repentance Day
16 Sept Friday Independence Day
25 Dec Sunday Christmas day
26 Dec Monday Boxing Day 
Sᾶo Tome e Principe 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s Day 
03 Feb Thursday Martyrs day 
15 April Friday Good Friday 
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
12 July   Tuesday Independence Day 
06 Sept  Tuesday Armed Forces Day 
30 Sept Friday Agriculture Reform Day 
21 Dec Wednesday Sᾶo Tome day 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas day 
Sierra Leone 2022
Date Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s Day 
03 Jan Monday New Year’s Day (in lieu)
18 Feb Friday Armed Forces Day
08 March   Tuesday International Women’s day 
15 April  Friday Good Friday 
18 April Monday Easter Monday 
27 April  Wednesday Independence Day 
03 May Tuesday Eid Al Fitr 
10 July  Sunday Eid Al Adha
09 Oct Sunday Maulid-Un-Nabi 
25 Dec  Sunday Christmas Day
26 Dec Monday Boxing Day 
27 Dec Tuesday Christmas Holiday (in lieu)
Solomon Islands 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan  Saturday New Year’s Day 
15 April Friday Good Friday 
16 April  Saturday Holy Saturday 
18 April  Monday Easter Monday 
06 June Monday Whit Monday 
10 June  Friday Queen’s Birthday 
07 July Thursday Independence Day 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas Day 
26 Dec Monday Christmas Holiday
27 Dec Tuesday National Day of Thanksgiving 
Somalia 2022
Date  Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
01 March Tuesday Mi’raaj Nabi 
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
03 May  Tuesday Eid- Ul-Fitr
26 June Sunday Independence Day 
01 July  Friday Republic day 
10 July  Sunday Eid  Al Adha 
31 July Monday Islamic New Year 
08 Aug Monday Ashura (10 Muharram)
09 Oct Sunday Mawlid Nabi 
South Sudan 2022
Date Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
15 April Friday Good Friday 
16 April  Saturday Holy Saturday 
17 April  Sunday Easter Sunday 
18 April   Monday Easter Monday 
01 May Sunday Labour day 
03 May  Tuesday Eid Al Fitr
04 May  Wednesday Eid Al Fitr Holiday 
17 May  Monday SPLA day 
09 July  Saturday Independence Day 
10 July  Sunday Eid Al Adha 
11 July  Monday Edi Al Adha Holiday 
30 July  Saturday Matyr’s day 
24 Dec Saturday Christmas Holiday 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas day 
26 Dec  Monday Christmas Holiday
Timor-Leste 2022
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
03 Jan Monday New Year Holiday
01 Feb Tuesday Chinese New Year
02 March Wednesday Ash Wednesday
03 March Thursday Veteran’s day 
18 – 19 March Friday Presidential Election Day
14 April  Thursday Holy Thursday
15 April  Friday Good Friday
17 April Sunday Easter Sunday
01 May Sunday Labour day 
02 May Sunday Idul Fitri 
20 May Friday Restoration of Independence Day 
16 June  Thursday Corpus Chisti  
09 July Saturday Idul Adha 
30 Aug Tuesday Popular Consultation Day 
01 Nov Tuesday All Saint’s Day 
02 Nov Wednesday All Soul’s Day 
12 Nov Saturday National Youth Day 
28 Nov  Monday Proclamation of Independence Day 
07 Dec Wednesday Memorial Day 
08 Dec Thursday Day of Our Lady Immaculate Conception and Timor-Leste Patroness 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas Day 
31 Dec  Saturday National Heroes’ Day 
Togo 2022
Date Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
18 April  Monday Easter Monday 
27 April Wednesday Independence Day 
01 May  Sunday Labour day 
03 May  Tuesday Korite 
26 May  Thursday Ascension day
06 June Monday Whit Monday 
21 June  Tuesday Martyr’s day 
20 July Sunday Tabaski
15 Aug Monday Assumption day 
01 Nov Tuesday All Saint’s Day 
25 Dec Sunday Christmas Day
Yemen 2022
Date Day Holiday Name 
01 Jan Saturday New Year’s Day 
01 May   Sunday Labour Day 
03 May  Tuesday Eid Al Fitr 
04 – 07 May   Wednesday Eid Al Fitr Holiday 
22 May  Sunday Unification day 
10 July  Sunday Eid Al-Adha 
11 – 13 July Monday Eid Al-Adha Holiday 
31 July  Sunday Hijri New Year 
26 Sept  Monday September Revolution Day 
09 Oct Sunday Rabi’ Al-Awwal
14 Oct Friday Liberation day 
30 Nov Wednesday Independence Day 

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