2021 IVORY COAST HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Ivory Coast is
7th August, SaturdayIndependence Day
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ivory Coast in 2021
|FridayFri||Jan 01, 2021Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|MondayMon||Apr 05, 2021Apr 05||Easter Monday|
|SaturdaySat||May 01, 2021May 01||Labour Day|
|MondayMon||May 10, 2021May 10||Day after Laylat al-Qadr|
|ThursdayThu||May 13, 2021May 13||Ascension Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 13, 2021May 13||Eid al-Fitr|
|MondayMon||May 24, 2021May 24||Whit Monday|
|TuesdayTue||Jul 20, 2021Jul 20||Eid al-Adha|
|SaturdaySat||Aug 07, 2021Aug 07||Independence Day|
|SundaySun||Aug 15, 2021Aug 15||Assumption Day|
|TuesdayTue||Oct 19, 2021Oct 19||The Day after the Prophet's Birthday|
|MondayMon||Nov 01, 2021Nov 01||All Saints' Day|
|MondayMon||Nov 15, 2021Nov 15||National Peace Day|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 25, 2021Dec 25||Christmas Day|
Public Holidays in Ivory Coast
Saturday Aug 07, 2021
The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday Independence Day is in 4 days from today.
Sunday Aug 15, 2021
The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday Assumption Day is in 12 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.