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Réunion Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Réunion public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of February 2015, and covering calendar year 2019 Réunion public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Réunion public holidays news and updates.

2015 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Feb
  • 14
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  • France Votes Reunion Public Holidays Amendment

    Le Monde (Paris) - France's National Assembly has voted the Bareigts amendment to the omnibus Macron economic growth bill currently being considered, which would allow the replacement of 7 of the 11 Fench annual public holidays by more local (ie. Muslim and Hindu) annual non-working public holidays.
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2012

  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Réunion Tamil Public Holidays Update 2

    Zinfos 974 (Saint-Denis) - France's President, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced that he was in favour of declaring one non-working public holiday per religion in the French DOM-TOM of La Réunion.
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2011

  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Réunion Tamil Public Holidays Update

    Zinfos 974 (Saint-Denis) - The Tamil umbrella group, Tamij Sangam, has once again officially petitioned the French Interior Minister, Claude Guéant, and the French Minister of overseas territories, Marie-Luce Penchard, to declare Tamil New Year and Deepavali as official non-working public holidays in the Réunion.
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2010

  • Feb
  • 15
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  • The Réunion's Socialist Leader Promises 3 Ethnic Public Holidays

    Zinfos 974 (Saint-Denis) - The Socialist Party's, premier secrétaire fédéral, for the Réunion, Gilbert Annette, has promised 3 new public holidays, for Muslims, Chinese and Tamils.
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2009

  • Apr
  • 10
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  • La Réunion Set To Drop 3 Christian Public Holidays

    Journal de l'Ile de la Réunion (Saint-Paul la Réunion) - The Bishop of the diocese of La Réunion, Gilbert Aubry, has officially announced that he was ready to cede 3 Christian public holidays to other religions. The 3 public holidays specifically mentioned by the Bishop are: Easter Monday, Ascension, and Whitmonday.
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2006

  • Oct
  • 25
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  • Réunion Public Holidays News Update

    Le Figaro (Paris) - The French cabinet has decided that the 2007 presidential elections will be held on April 22, 2007, followed by an almost certainly necessary second round on May 6, 2007.
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See also: Réunion bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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