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2021 IVORY COAST HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Ivory Coast is

1st November, MondayAll Saints' Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ivory Coast in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labour Day
MondayMonMay 10, 2021May 10Day after Laylat al-Qadr
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Ascension Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Eid al-Fitr
MondayMonMay 24, 2021May 24Whit Monday
TuesdayTueJul 20, 2021Jul 20Eid al-Adha
SaturdaySatAug 07, 2021Aug 07Independence Day
SundaySunAug 15, 2021Aug 15Assumption Day
TuesdayTueOct 19, 2021Oct 19The Day after the Prophet's Birthday
MondayMonNov 01, 2021Nov 01All Saints' Day
MondayMonNov 15, 2021Nov 15National Peace Day
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day

Public Holidays in Ivory Coast

All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day

Monday Nov 01, 2021

The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday All Saints' Day is in 12 days from today.

National Peace Day

National Peace Day

Monday Nov 15, 2021

The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday National Peace Day is in 26 days from today.

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Saturday Dec 25, 2021

The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday Christmas Day is in 66 days from today.

2021 Public Holidays Ivory Coast Service

The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Ivory Coast which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ivory Coast holiday calendar for 2021 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Most of the public holidays in the Ivory Coast are culture based. With the country being a dominant Islamic nation, the cultural holidays are based on Islam culture, and religion. Ivory Coast celebrates 14 public holidays every year. During public holidays, government institutions and businesses remain closed for the entire day. For the holidays that fall on a weekend, they are compensated with one day off in the next week. Employees have a paid day off during the official holidays.

Religious holidays are mainly Islamic. They include Ramadan, Eid-al -Fitr, and Tabaski. Islamic religion observes the month of Ramadan by fasting from dawn to evening every day for the entire month. Every Muslim is expected to adhere to the rules that govern the Ramadan holy month. Eid-al-Fitr is the post-Ramadan feast. During these days Islam celebrates the end of Ramadan by feasting and a lot of celebrations taking place all over the country. The Islamic holy days vary each year because they use the Islamic lunar calendar.

A few Christians around the nation celebrate Christmas day and Easter holidays annually.

Ivoirians celebrate public holidays each year with the most popular one being the Carnival in Bouake. It is also called the celebration of life and friendship. The event takes place in Bouake city at St. Michael Cathedral.

Independence Day is celebrated nationwide in Ivory Coast. It is observed to commemorate the day Ivory Coast was liberated from the French colonization. Celebrations of different kinds mark the day. The military parade, cultural songs, and other festivities are often the order of the day during this holiday.