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.
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.
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.
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.