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SaoTomé and Principe : 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: Dobra (STD)
  • Internet domain: .st - Telephone code: +239 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday july 11, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday july 12, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Friday september 6, 2024Armed Forces DaySecular holiday
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    Monday september 9, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday september 30, 2024Agricultural Reform DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday november 26, 2024Algiers Agreement DayEvents, celebrations...
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    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 .

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday july 11, 2024
    School holidays :

    Independence Day

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    Friday july 12, 2024
    Secular holiday : Transitional government instituted in 1974

    Armed Forces Day

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    Friday september 6, 2024
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    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday september 9, 2024
    School holidays :

    Agricultural Reform Day

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    Monday september 30, 2024
    Secular holiday : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Algiers Agreement Day

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    Tuesday november 26, 2024
    Culture : The new Portuguese regime was committed to the dissolution of its overseas colonies; on November 26, 1974, the representatives of Portugal met with the MLSTP party in Algiers and worked out an agreement for the transfer of sovereignty. After a period of transitional government, Sao Tome and Principe achieved independence on July 12, 1975.