Guinea Public Holidays 2020


 
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A preview of the Guinea bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for 2020, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Guinea Public Holidays in 2020
Jan.    Wed New Year's Day
Apr.    Fri Second Republic Day
        Mon Easter Monday
May     Fri Labour Day
        Wed Lailatoul Qadr / Lailatoul Ghadr
        Sun Korité (End of Ramadan)
        Mon Africa Day (OAU Anniversary)
July    Fri Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
Aug.    Sat Assumption Day
Oct.    Fri Independence Day
        Thu Maouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)
Nov.    Sun All Saints' Day
Dec.    Fri Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

29 Sep 2017 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday October 2 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry, through a joint announcement from its Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la Réforme de l’Etat et de la Modernisation de l’Administration, Billy Nankouman Doumbouya, and Ministre de l’Enseignement Technique, de la Formation Professionnelle, de l’Emploi et du Travail, Damantang Albert Camara, has announced that Monday, October 2, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "59ème anniversaire de l’indépendance nationale".  14 Aug 2017 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday August 15 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector ("le ministère en charge de la fonction publique, de la reforme de l’Etat et de la modernisation de l’administration"), has announced that Tuesday, August 15, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Assomption".  20 Jun 2017 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday June 22 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Thursday, June 22, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Laylatoul Khadri".  24 Jan 2017 Guinea Conakry 2017 Public Holidays Announced (guineeconakry.info-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2017 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.  01 Oct 2016 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday October 3 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Minister of Labour and Public Sector ("Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la réforme de l'Administration et du Travail"), has announced that Monday, October 3, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "58è anniversaire de l'indépendance nationale".  13 Aug 2016 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday August 15 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge du Travail et de la Fonction Publique"), has announced that Monday, August 15, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Assomption".  01 Jul 2016 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday July 2 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Saturday, July 2nd, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "lendemain de la nuit de Lailatoul Ghadr".  30 Apr 2016 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday May 2 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Cellule de Communication du Gouvernement, has announced that Monday, May 2, 2016, had been declared as a day in lieu one-off non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Fête internationale du Travail".  26 Jan 2016 Guinea Conakry 2016 Public Holidays Announced (guineeconakry.info-Conakry) The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2016 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.  10 Dec 2015 Guinea Conakry Public Holiday December 14 (Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) The Government of Guinea Conakry has announced that Monday, December 14, 2015, had been declared as another one-off non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming inauguration of recently-re-elected Guinean president, Alpha Condé.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Guinea public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Official public holidays in Guinea are regulated by the Décret no 495 PRG du 27 octobre 1969 déclarant fêtes légales sur toute l'étendue du territoire de la République de Guinée les jours indiqués dans le texte (Journal officiel, 1970-04-15), which list all holidays that are paid non-workings day, as amended by the Arrêté no 1389/MASE/DNTLS/90 du 15 mai 1990 relatif aux jours fériés, which was in turn coalesced into the Ordonnance no 003/PRG/SGG/88 du 28 janvier 1988 portant institution du Code du travail de la République de Guinée.  Islamic New Year appears to be celebrated by some, but not as an official national public holiday.  Guinea International Codes GN and GIN (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .gn (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Guinea information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Guinea maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Guinea), and Wikipedia (includes Guinea commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Guinea, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Guinea, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Guinea.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Guinea that are based on certain religious calendars may be subject to local variations due to differing interpretations between different religious authorities, or to seemingly arbitrary changes in the date a holiday is celebrated because it conflicts with another holiday that is based on another calendar, or because the day of the holiday is deemed inauspicious (bad luck). To find out more about these uncertainties, see the footnote below, if any, for each specific religion.

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Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Guinea were evaluated using the Umm al-Qura Calendar of Saudi Arabia which is used in Saudi Arabia and in most of the Persian Gulf States. Holidays may occur a day later in countries outside the Gulf region. The sunrises, sunsets, moon phases, moonrises and moonsets used in these calculations are based on the location of Mecca (latitude 21.42°N, longitude, 39.82°E, GMT+3 hours, no summer time rules).


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2020 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Guinea, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Guinea, before planning any trip to Guinea. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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