This is a list of public holidays in the Central African Republic

Public holidays

Date English Name Comments
January 1 New Year's Day
March 29 Boganda Day Date of the first prime minister's death in 1959
March or April Easter Monday
May 1 Labour Day
May or June Ascension
Whit Monday Day after Pentecost
June 30 General Prayer Day Non-denominational although 60% Protestant and 90% Christian.[1]
August 13 Independence Day From France, 1960
August 15 Assumption
November 1 All Saints Day
December 1 Republic Day Commemorates the anniversary of the Central African Republic becoming an autonomous territory within the French Community in 1958.[2]
December 25 Christmas Day
1 Shawwal Korité Muslim feast of Breaking the Fast.
10 Dhu al-Hijjah Tabaski Muslim feast of the Sacrifice.

References

  1. ^ "General Prayer Day in Central African Republic in 2021". Office Holidays. Retrieved January 4, 2021.
  2. ^ "Republic Day in Central African Republic in 2021". Office Holidays. Retrieved January 4, 2021.