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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN SIERRA LEONE
Wants to know the established public holidays in Sierra Leone? Or need to know school holiday dates in Sierra Leone?

A public holiday in Sierra Leone is a holiday typically established by Sierra Leonean law makers and is normally a non working day during the year. The public holidays in Sierra Leone are often days to observe an occasion, much like the anniversary of a famous event (eg: Independence day), or may be a religious celebration for instance Christmas.

A thorough list of public holidays in Sierra Leone together with small description of respective holidays including Sierra Leonean festivals are stated on this webpage.

National Holidays in Sierra Leone | Festivals in Sierra Leone | Sierra Leonean Public Holidays
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Sierra Leonean National Holidays
The Sierra Leonean National Day is a specific date on the 27 April (1961) to observe the Independence Day of Sierra Leone.

Often this public holiday in Sierra Leone is not called as National Day. However, the banks, schools along with other public buildings would be closed.

The 1st of January is celebrated as The New Year in Sierra Leone to mark the beginning of a new calendar year.

May Day can be another national holiday in Sierra Leone which is observed to commemorate the achievements of the labor movement.
Festivities In Sierra Leone
Christmas Day is a public holiday in the majority of of the countries and observed on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus.

The Orthodox Christian and Western-Roman Catholic patronal feast day or 'name day' are celebrated in each place's patron saint's day, according to the Calendar of saints.

The largest holidays for Muslims in Sierra Leone are Eid ul-Fitr. This is celebrated immediately after the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha which is celebrated at the conclusion of the Hajj.

Diwali (Festival of Light) is amongst the significant holidays observed by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs who reside in Sierra Leone.

Jews who live in Sierra Leone observe several festivals: the Passover (Spring Feasts of Pesach) and Shavuot, the Rosh Hashanah (beginning of the Year), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Sukkot (Tabernacles), and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly).
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More information about the public holidays including school holidays term dates in Sierra Leone can be found at http://Sierra Leone.PublicHolidaysCalendar.com
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