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Public Holidays in Benin in 2019

Benin Upcoming Holidays in Benin

Note Observance of fasting during the month of Ramadan is currently in effect. This may affect the length of working hours.

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 10 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Korité
Korité

5 June 2019 This National holiday is in 16 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Whit Monday
Whit Monday

10 June 2019 This National holiday is in 21 days. Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Benin List of national public holidays of Benin in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Thursday January 10 Traditional Day
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Wednesday June 05 Korité End of Ramadan
Monday June 10 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday August 01 Independence Day National Day
Monday August 12 Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Thursday August 15 Assumption Day
Friday November 01 All Saints' Day
Sunday November 10 Prophet's Birthday
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day

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