|Fathers' Day||Sunday June 20, 2021||cards/flowers
|Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)*||Tuesday July 20, 2021||Muslim, Sufi
|summer holiday (beginning)**||Friday July 30, 2021||School holidays
|Assumption*||Sunday August 15, 2021||Catholic
|Ashura**||Wednesday August 18, 2021||Muslim, Sufi
|Grand Magal de Touba*||Saturday September 25, 2021||Muslim (Mouridism)
Fathers' Day -
Sunday June 20, 2021
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday July 20, 2021
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.
Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday July 30, 2021
School holidays : official calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
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 : Husayn ibn Ali martyrdom day, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) fighting injustice. paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Grand Magal de Touba -
Saturday September 25, 2021
Muslim (Mouridism) : Touba, the religious city founded by Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke (1853-1927), is the center of attraction during the anniversary to remember Bamba's exile for 7 years to Gabon on 20 September 1895. The event has become an annual popular pilgrimage for the followers of Mourid brotherhood. The occasion is a spiritual, cultural and festive event.
Tens of thousands Mourid talibans and visitors from other Senegalese brotherhoods make the mosque almost