Holiday Guide for Guyana in 2020

Guyana 2020
Guyana
2020

Guyana information

Coronavirus: Travel status Flights to Guyana are suspended. Nationals and residents of Guyana may still enter the country. Guyana Travel Guide

Population: 746,900
Capital: Georgetown
Calling Code: (592)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: Guyanese dollar
Language: English

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Guyana List of National Holidays in Guyana in 2020

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Guyana: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Republic Day


Republic Day

Guyana: On February 23rd 1970, Guyana was declared a co-operative republic within the Commonwealth of Nations

Republic Day Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Republic Day Holiday

Guyana: As Republic day falls on a Sunday in 2020, the following Monday will be a public holiday.

Public Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday

Guyana: This day has been declared as a public holiday to allow citizens to participate in the general elections.

Phagwah

 Long Weekend! 
Phagwah

Guyana: Originally a harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Guyana: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter

 Long Weekend! 
Easter

Guyana: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Labour Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labour Day

Guyana: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Arrival Day


Arrival Day

Guyana: Commemorates the arrival of 396 indentured labourers from India on May 5th 1838

Independence Day


Independence Day

Guyana: Marks Guyana's independence from the United Kingdom on May 26th 1966

Caricom Day

 Long Weekend! 
Caricom Day

Guyana: Marks the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas on July 4th 1973

Eid-Ul-Adha

 Long Weekend! 
Eid-Ul-Adha

Guyana: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Emancipation Day


Emancipation Day

Guyana: Marks the end of Slavery across the British Empire on August 1st 1834

Youman-Nabi


Youman-Nabi

Guyana: Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Muslim calendar

Deepavali


Deepavali

Guyana: Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

Guyana: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

Guyana: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.