|referendum||Saturday June 5, 2021||Special Events
|Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)*||Tuesday July 20, 2021||Muslim, Sufi
|Revolution Day**||Thursday July 22, 2021||National Day
|El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)||Monday August 9, 2021||Banks only
|summer holiday (beginning)||Friday August 13, 2021||School holidays
|Assumption*||Sunday August 15, 2021||Catholic
|Ashura||Wednesday August 18, 2021||Muslim, Sufi
|Ashura*||Thursday August 19, 2021||Banks only
|summer holiday (end)||Monday September 6, 2021||School holidays
Saturday June 5, 2021
Special Events :
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday July 20, 2021
Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam.
It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.
The Prophet Muhammad called Eid Al-Adha the best day of the year, since it is the last and biggest day of the annual pilgrimage.
Revolution Day -
Thursday July 22, 2021
Secular holiday : Anniversary of the coup that brought President Jammeh to power on the 22nd July 1994 paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Monday August 9, 2021
Banks only :
Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday August 13, 2021
School holidays :
Sunday August 15, 2021
Catholic : Dogma defined by the Catholic Church on November 1, 1950, when Pope Pius XII declared that at the end of her life, Mary's body and soul were assumed into Heaven.
Wednesday August 18, 2021
Muslim, Sufi :
Thursday August 19, 2021
Banks only : Martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) during his fight against injustice.
Summer holiday (end) -
Monday September 6, 2021
School holidays :