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Public Holidays in Suriname

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Year 2012

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