Public holidays in Equatorial Guinea list. Below are National public holidays in Equatorial Guinea .
Public holidays in Equatorial Guinea
These are Equatorial Guinea public holidays, national days observed nationwide in Equatorial Guinea as declared by the Federal government or the supreme authority of the country.
Comprehensive list of public holidays celebrated in Equatorial Guinea with dates (which may varies) and concise information on the origin or cause and meaning of holidays.
Equatorial Guinea is located on the west coast of Africa and consists of a mainland enclave, Ro Muni, and five inhabited islands: Bioko (Macas Nguema Biyogo, and before that Fernando Póo), Annobón (Pagalu during the 1970s), Corisco, Elobey Chico, and Elobey Grande.
Every year, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea observes ten national holidays. The Decree on Public Festivals in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea governs national holidays in Equatorial Guinea.
This Decree empowers the President of Equatorial Guinea to establish one-time or new public holidays. It also gives the President the authority to move Sunday holidays to the following work day.
Some of Equatorial Guinea’s national holidays are based on religious beliefs. Because the actual dates for commemoration are based on the lunar cycle, a few of these holidays have different celebration dates each year. The government announces the actual celebration dates each year.
A public holiday, national holiday, or better still legal holiday, is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year.
Sovereign nations and territories like Equatorial Guinea observe holidays based on events of significance to their history, such as the National Day.
The public holidays are generally days of celebration or commemoration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event, or can be a religious celebration.
Public holidays can fall on a specific day of the year, be tied to a certain day of the week in a certain month or follow other calendar systems like the Lunar calendar, Islamic calendar and others.
Equatorial Guinea Public Holidays
In the Equatorial Guinea , a federal holiday is a calendar date that is recognized and designated by the federal government of the Equatorial Guinea as a holiday.
Every year on a Equatorial Guinea public holiday, non-essential federal government offices are closed, stock market trading may usually be suspended, and every federal government employee is paid for the holiday as well.
Institutions, such as banks, businesses, and schools may be closed on public holidays. In various parts of the country, state and city holidays may be observed concurrently with federal public holidays.
Below are the list of upcoming official Equatorial Guinea public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and probably sectorial holidays.
Holidays in Equatorial Guinea
Jan 01: New Year’s Day
Apr 02: Good Friday
May 01: Labour Day
Jun 03: Corpus Christi
Jun 05: President’s Day
Aug 03: Freedom Day
Aug 15: Constitution Day
Oct 12: Independence Day
Dec 08: Immaculate Conception Day
Dec 25: Christmas Day
*Meanwhile, if a non-working public holiday in Equatorial Guinea happens during the weekend, then the Monday after would be non-working.
Equatorial Guinea public holidays listed above
We hope that this list of public holidays in Equatorial Guinea gives you an idea of which work-free days there is, being a citizen of Equatorial Guinea or a visitor or probably checking to know which date is which.