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Public Holidays in Suriname

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Year 2012

DateHolidayComment
January 1
(Sunday)
New Year's Day
January 9
(Monday)
Christmas holiday (end)
January 23
(Monday)
Chinese New YearReligious - Buddhism (Vajrayana)
February 25
(Saturday)
Revolution Day
March 8
(Thursday)
Holi or Holika (second day)Religious - Hinduism
March 29
(Thursday)
mid-term holiday (beginning)
April 6
(Friday)
Good FridayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 9
(Monday)
Easter MondayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 16
(Monday)
mid-term holiday (end)
May 1
(Tuesday)
Labor Day/May Day
June 21
(Thursday)
summer holiday (beginning)
July 1
(Sunday)
Abolition of Slavery
August 9
(Thursday)
Day of the Indigenous People
August 18
(Saturday)
End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Religious - Muslim, Sufi
September 4
(Tuesday)
summer holiday (end)
October 10
(Wednesday)
National Day of the Maroons
October 25
(Thursday)
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Religious - Muslim, Sufi
November 13
(Tuesday)
Deepavali/DipabaliReligious - Hinduism
November 25
(Sunday)
Independence DayNational Day
December 21
(Friday)
Christmas holiday (beginning)
December 25
(Tuesday)
Christmas DayReligious - Catholic or protestant
December 26
(Wednesday)
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