Holiday Guide for Samoa in 2019

Samoa 2019
Samoa
2019

Samoa information

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Population:
Capital: Apia
Calling Code: ()
Time Zone: +13 UTC
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List of National Holidays in Samoa in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Day after New Year's Day


Day after New Year's Day

Samoa: Some countries observes a second public holiday for New Year's celebration

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

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

Holy Saturday


Holy Saturday

Samoa: Day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week. Commemorates the day that Jesus Christ's body lay in the tomb

Easter Sunday


Easter Sunday

Samoa: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

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

Mother's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Mother's Day

Samoa: Mother's Day in Samoa is a public holiday on the Monday after the second Sunday in May

Independence Day


Independence Day

Samoa: Marks Samoa's independence from New Zealand in 1962

Father's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Father's Day

Samoa: Father's Day in Samoa is a public holiday on the Monday after the second Sunday in August

Lotu a Tamaiti Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Lotu a Tamaiti Holiday

Samoa: Day after White Sunday, when parents and communities celebrate childhood

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

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

Notes

  • If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday will be a public holiday.
  • The Public Holidays Act 2008 declares that the day before the general election and the election day should be declared as public holidays.