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Somalia : 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: Shilling (SOS)
  • Internet domain: .so - Telephone code: +252 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Friday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday January 8, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday February 18, 2023Ascension of MohammedMuslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday March 21, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Friday April 21, 2023Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 21, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday May 1, 2023Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 25, 2023End of school yearSchool holidays
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    Monday June 26, 2023Independence DayNational Day
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    Thursday June 29, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday June 30, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Saturday July 1, 2023Republic DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday July 6, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)School holidays
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    Friday July 28, 2023AshuraMuslim, Sufi
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    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    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

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Sunday January 8, 2023
    School holidays : Www.cu.edu.so
    since 2018, students will spend four years in lower-primary education, four years in upper-primary and another four years in secondary school before being able to enroll in institutions of higher learning.
    The school calendar year is divided into two academic terms, with the first term running between January and May, and the second from August to December.

    Ascension of Mohammed

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    Saturday February 18, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Mothers' Day

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    Tuesday March 21, 2023
    cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

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

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    cards/flowers :

    Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    School holidays :

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

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .

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

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .

    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    School holidays :

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    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 school year

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    Thursday May 25, 2023
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    Independence Day

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    Monday June 26, 2023
    Secular holiday : Obtained from Italy in 1960

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday June 29, 2023
    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. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Friday June 30, 2023
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    Republic Day

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    Saturday July 1, 2023
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)

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    Thursday July 6, 2023
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    Ashura

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    Friday July 28, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Husayn ibn Ali martyrdom day, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) fighting injustice.