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Guinea : 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: Franc (GNF)
Internet domain: .gn - Telephone code: +224 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: no)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday February 11, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Monday February 28, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday April 3, 2022Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Sunday April 3, 2022Anniversary of the Second RepublicNational Day
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Monday April 11, 2022Parliament recess (end)Special Events
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Friday April 15, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Thursday April 28, 2022Shab-e-Qadr (Quran revelation)Muslim, Sufi
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday May 2, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Africa DaySecular holiday
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Friday July 1, 2022Parliament recess (beginning)Special Events
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Wednesday July 6, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 3, 2022
School holidays : Information provided by the lycée Albert Camus
www.lyceealbertcamus-conakry.net
Ministry of Education dates are not available
Schooling is Guinea mandatory till age 12
schools may open on Saturday
school uniforms not required

Dates confirmed dates till Aug 2022

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Winter holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 11, 2022
School holidays :

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

Winter holiday (end)

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Monday February 28, 2022
School holidays :

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

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Sunday April 3, 2022
cards/flowers :

Anniversary of the Second Republic

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Sunday April 3, 2022
Secular holiday : On 3 April 1984, colonel Lansana Conté led a coup without bloodshed which leads to the seizure of power by the army following the disappearance of Sékou Touré, the president of the first Republic.

Parliament recess (end)

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Monday April 11, 2022
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Spring holiday (beginning)

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Friday April 15, 2022
School holidays :

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.

Shab-e-Qadr (Quran revelation)

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Thursday April 28, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

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

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Spring holiday (end)

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Monday May 2, 2022
School holidays :

Africa Day

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
Secular holiday : On the 25th of May 1963 the Organisation of African Unity was established at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Its purpose was to promote the unity and solidarity of African states, defend the sovereignty of all members, eradicate all forms of colonialism, promote international cooperation having due regard for the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, coordinate and harmonise member states economic, diplomatic, educational, health, welfare, scientific and defence policies.

Parliament recess (beginning)

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Friday July 1, 2022
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Summer holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday July 6, 2022
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
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.