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Sudan : 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: Dinar (SDD)
  • Internet domain: .sd - Telephone code: +249 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Friday & Saturday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023Independence DayNational Day
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    Saturday January 7, 2023Coptic ChristmasCoptic
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    Sunday January 8, 2023Optional holidayCoptic
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    Monday January 9, 2023Optional holidayCoptic
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    Monday January 9, 2023Peace AgreementEvents, celebrations...
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    Wednesday January 11, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday January 24, 2023Khartoum International FairTradeshows
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    Sunday January 29, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday March 2, 2023Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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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 7, 2023Optional holidayCatholic or protestant
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    Saturday April 8, 2023Holy SaturdayCatholic
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    Sunday April 9, 2023EasterCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Optional holidayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 17, 2023Optional holidaySecular holiday
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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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    Sunday April 23, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday April 24, 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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    Tuesday May 16, 2023Optional holidayOrthodox
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    Wednesday May 31, 2023Peace Memorial Daycards/flowers
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    Tuesday June 27, 2023Civil Servants holidayMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday June 28, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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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, 2023Revolution DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Saturday July 1, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday July 2, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday July 2, 2023Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday July 6, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)School holidays
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    Friday July 14, 2023Darfur Horse FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Wednesday July 19, 2023El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    School holidays

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    School holidays : Calendar for the State of Khartoum -- other states follow different calendars
    www.moe.gov.sd/
    Schooling mandatory till age 13
    Teaching languages: Sudanese Arabic and 110 vernaculars
    Number of instructional days: 170
    schools are closed on Friday & Saturday
    school uniforms required

    We carry confirmed dates till Feb 2023

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    Independence Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Coptic Christmas

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    Saturday January 7, 2023
    Coptic : In Egypt, only observed by the Coptic community COPTIC : Day 29 of Kiyahk (4th month)

    Optional holiday

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    Sunday January 8, 2023
    Coptic :

    Optional holiday

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    Coptic :

    Peace Agreement

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    Culture : Between Khartoum and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A),signed on Jan. 9, 2006

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday January 11, 2023
    School holidays :

    Khartoum International Fair

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    Tuesday January 24, 2023
    Tradeshows : lasts 2 weeks - in Khartoum 2023 edition confirmed

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Sunday January 29, 2023
    School holidays :

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday March 2, 2023
    School holidays :

    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 :

    Optional holiday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Good Friday observed by the Catholic community

    Holy Saturday

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    Saturday April 8, 2023
    Catholic : Paid holiday

    Easter

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

    Optional holiday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Easter

    Optional holiday

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    Monday April 17, 2023
    Secular holiday : Orthodox Easter Monday Christian community only

    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 .

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

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    Sunday April 23, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Monday April 24, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    School holidays :

    Optional holiday

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    Tuesday May 16, 2023
    Orthodox : Orthodox Easter

    Peace Memorial Day

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    Wednesday May 31, 2023
    cards/flowers : The Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) was finalized at the All Darfur Stakeholders Conference in May 2011, in Doha, Qatar. In accordance with the DDPD, the Government of Sudan appointed a Darfur Regional Authority and a Darfuri as Second Vice President of the Republic of Sudan.

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Tuesday June 27, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Wednesday June 28, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    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

    Revolution Day

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    Friday June 30, 2023
    Culture : On June 30, 1989, the current president of Sudan, and then colonel, Umar Hassan Ahmad al Bashir overthrew the administration of prime minister Sadiq al- Mahdi, and established the Revolutionary Command Council for National Salvation to rule Sudan. http://workmall.com/wfb2001/sudan/sudan_history_introduction.html

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

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    Saturday July 1, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Sunday July 2, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Sunday July 2, 2023
    School holidays :

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)

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    Thursday July 6, 2023
    School holidays :

    Darfur Horse Festival

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    Friday July 14, 2023
    Culture : South Darfur state is the biggest horse producing region in Sudan. It has second biggest racetrack in addition to Khartoum horse racetrack.

    El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday July 19, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad. Muslim calendar starts from this date (A.H.), which was established in `Umar's reign. Medina is about 200 miles north of Mecca. Muhammad arrived there on 20th Sep 622 A.D. The name of the city was changed to Medinatu'l-Nabi (city of the Prophet).