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Senegal : 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

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    Monday march 11, 2024Mid-term holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Monday march 11, 2024Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Saturday march 30, 2024Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday april 1, 2024Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Thursday april 4, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Monday april 8, 2024Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday april 10, 2024KoritéMuslim, Sufi
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    Friday april 19, 2024Tour du SénégalSports events
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    Saturday april 27, 2024Easter holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday may 8, 2024Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday may 9, 2024AscensionCatholic or protestant
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    Monday may 13, 2024Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday may 13, 2024Easter holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Friday may 17, 2024Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday may 20, 2024Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday may 21, 2024Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday june 19, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday july 5, 2024Summer holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Tuesday july 16, 2024AshuraMuslim, Sufi
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    Thursday august 15, 2024AssumptionCatholic
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    Thursday august 22, 2024Grand Magal de ToubaMuslim (Mouridism)
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    Friday september 6, 2024Summer holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Sunday september 15, 2024Prophet's Baptism (Maouloud)Muslim, Sufi
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    Mid-term holiday (end) - French schools

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    Monday march 11, 2024
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    Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday march 11, 2024
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    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday march 30, 2024
    School holidays : official calendar issued by the Ministry of Education

    Easter Monday

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    Monday april 1, 2024
    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.

    Independence Day

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    Thursday april 4, 2024
    Secular holiday : Obtained from France in 1960

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday april 8, 2024
    School holidays : official calendar issued by the Ministry of Education

    Korité

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    Wednesday april 10, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

    Tour du Sénégal

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    Friday april 19, 2024
    Sports events : Departure date; lasts 10 days 2024 edition NOT confirmed

    Easter holiday (beginning) - French schools

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    Saturday april 27, 2024
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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 .

    Ascension holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday may 8, 2024
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    Ascension

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    Thursday may 9, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

    Ascension holiday (end)

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    Monday may 13, 2024
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    Easter holiday (end) - French schools

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    Monday may 13, 2024
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    Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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    Friday may 17, 2024
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    Whit Monday

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    Monday may 20, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.

    Pentecost holiday (end)

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    Tuesday may 21, 2024
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
    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.

    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    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)

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    Wednesday june 19, 2024
    School holidays : official calendar issued by the Ministry of Education

    Summer holiday (beginning) - French schools

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    Friday july 5, 2024
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    Ashura

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    Tuesday july 16, 2024
    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

    Assumption

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    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.

    Grand Magal de Touba

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    Thursday august 22, 2024
    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

    Summer holiday (end) - French schools

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    Friday september 6, 2024
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    Prophet's Baptism (Maouloud)

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    Sunday september 15, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :