Public Holidays in Benin in 2018

Benin Upcoming Holidays in Benin

Whit Monday
Whit Monday

21 May 2018 This National holiday is Today! Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.


15 June 2018 This National holiday is in 25 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Independence Day
Independence Day

1 August 2018 This National holiday is in 72 days. Marks Benin gaining full independence from France on 1 August 1960

Benin List of national public holidays of Benin in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Wednesday January 10 Traditional Day
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday May 21 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Friday June 15 Korité End of Ramadan
Wednesday August 01 Independence Day National Day
Wednesday August 15 Assumption Day
Wednesday August 22 Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Thursday November 01 All Saints' Day
Tuesday November 20 Prophet's Birthday
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day


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