2023 IVORY COAST HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Ivory Coast is
25th December, SundayChristmas Day
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ivory Coast in 2023
|SundaySun||Jan 01, 2023Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|MondayMon||Apr 10, 2023Apr 10||Easter Monday|
|WednesdayWed||Apr 19, 2023Apr 19||Day after Laylat al-Qadr|
|FridayFri||Apr 21, 2023Apr 21||Eid al-Fitr|
|MondayMon||May 01, 2023May 01||Labour Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 18, 2023May 18||Ascension Day|
|MondayMon||May 29, 2023May 29||Whit Monday|
|WednesdayWed||Jun 28, 2023Jun 28||Eid al-Adha|
|MondayMon||Aug 07, 2023Aug 07||Independence Day|
|TuesdayTue||Aug 15, 2023Aug 15||Assumption Day|
|ThursdayThu||Sep 28, 2023Sep 28||The Day after the Prophet's Birthday|
|WednesdayWed||Nov 01, 2023Nov 01||All Saints' Day|
|WednesdayWed||Nov 15, 2023Nov 15||National Peace Day|
|MondayMon||Dec 25, 2023Dec 25||Christmas Day|
Public Holidays in Ivory Coast
Sunday Dec 25, 2022
The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday Christmas Day is in 22 days from today.
New Year's Day
Sunday Jan 01, 2023
The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday New Year's Day is in 29 days from today.
Monday Apr 10, 2023
The upcoming Ivory Coast holiday Easter Monday is in 128 days from today.
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2023 Public Holidays Ivory Coast Service
The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in Ivory Coast which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ivory Coast holiday calendar for 2023 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.