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Suriname Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Suriname public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of August 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Suriname 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 Suriname public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Suriname Declares Ied-Ul-Adha Public Holiday August 12

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming Ied-Ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Suriname would be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • May
  • 27
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  • Suriname Declares Ied-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday June 5

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • Suriname Public Holiday March 2

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Suriname's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming Holi (Holi Phagwa) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Thursday, March 21, 2019.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Suriname Public Holiday February 5

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "Chinees Nieuwjaar" (Chinese New Year) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Suriname 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released its annual list of expected bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Suriname dates for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Oct
  • 27
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  • Suriname Divali Public Holiday November 7

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Minister of the Interior of Suriname, Mike Noersalim, has issued a communiqué declaring Wednesday, November 7,2018, as the date of the upcoming Divali public holiday in Suriname for the calendar year 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Suriname 165th Chinese Arrival Public Holiday

    Dagblad Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Minister of the Interior of Suriname, Mike Noersalim, has announced that the Suriname government had decided to declare Saturday, October 20, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday ("consider the day of Saturday 20 October 2018 as a one-off, Sunday-like day") throughout Suriname to commemorate the 165th anniversary of the arrival of indentured Chinese workers.
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  • Jun
  • 19
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  • Suriname Public Holiday July 2

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Ministry of Internal Affairs (BIS) of the government of Suriname has announced that Monday, July 2, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Suriname on account of the annual "Dag der Vrijheden" (Emancipation Day) public holidays of Suriname, for the calendar year 2018.
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  • Jun
  • 9
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  • Suriname Ied-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday June 15

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Friday, June 15, 2018, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • May
  • 21
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  • Suriname 145th Indian Arrival Anniversary Public Holiday

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Suriname Raad van Ministers (Council of Ministers) has announced that it had decided to declare Tuesday, June 5, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Suriname to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the arrival of indentured "Hindustani" workers.
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  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Suriname Public Holiday March 2

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Suriname's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming Holi (Holi Phagwa) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Friday, March 2, 2018.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Suriname 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released its annual list of expected bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Suriname dates for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Suriname Id-Ul-Adha Public Holiday September 1

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname, via its Minister of the Interior, has announced that the upcoming "Ied Ul Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Friday, September 1, 2017, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Suriname Ied-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday June 26

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, June 26, 2017, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Mar
  • 2
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  • Suriname Public Holiday March 13

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Suriname's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming Holi (Holi Phagwa) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, March 13, 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Suriname 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released its annual list of expected bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Suriname dates for the calendar year 2017.
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2016

  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Suriname Public Holiday October 10

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname, via its Minister of the Interior, Mike Noersalim, has announced that the upcoming "Dag der Marrons" annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, October 10, 2016, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Aug
  • 26
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  • Suriname Public Holiday September 12

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname, via its Minister of the Interior, Mike Noersalim, has announced that the upcoming "Ied Ul Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, September 12, 2016, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Suriname Public Holiday August 9

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming Dag der Inheemsen (Indigenous People's Day) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jun
  • 29
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  • Suriname Public Holiday July 1 and 6

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has announced that Friday, July 1st, 2016, and Wednesday, July 6, 2016, would be non-working public holidays in Suriname on account of the annual "Dag der Vrijheden" (Emancipation Day), and "Ied-Ul-Fitre" (End of Ramadan), public holidays in Suriname, for the calendar year 2016.
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  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Suriname Ied-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday July 6

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • May
  • 7
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  • Suriname Public Holiday May 16

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "2e Pinksteren" (Whitmonday) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, May 16, 2016, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jan
  • 30
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  • Suriname Public Holiday February 8

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "Chinees Nieuwjaar" (Chinese New Year) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, February 8, 2016, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Suriname 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released its annual list of expected bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Suriname dates for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Suriname November 13 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname, through its Minister of the Interior, Mohamed Noersalim, has issued an official statement stating that Javanese New Year (Javaans Nieuwjaar - Sasi Sura), on Friday, November 13, 2015, had not, and would not, be declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Suriname Public Holiday November 11

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed that the upcoming "Divali" (aka. Diwali or Deepavali) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Sep
  • 17
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  • Suriname Public Holiday September 24

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed that the upcoming "Ied Ul Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Thursday, September 24, 2015, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jul
  • 13
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  • Suriname Public Holiday July 17

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitre" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Friday, July 17, 2015, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jun
  • 29
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  • Suriname Public Holiday July 1st

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has announced that Wednesday, July 1st, 2015, would be a non-working public holiday on account of the annual "Dag der Vrijheden" (Emancipation Day) for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Mar
  • 2
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  • Suriname Public Holiday March 6

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has announced that the upcoming Holi (Holi Phagwa) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Friday, March 6, 2015.
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  • Jan
  • 26
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  • Suriname Annual Public Holidays Amended

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - After declaring Chinese Lunar New Year as a one-off non-working public holiday in Suriname in 2011, 2014 and 2015, the government of Suriname has amended its annual list of non-working public holidays in Suriname beginning with the calendar year 2015, by making Chinese Lunar New Year a new annual non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Suriname Public Holiday November 24

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Suriname Raad van Ministers (Council of Ministers) has announced that it had decided to declare Monday, November 24, 2014, as another one-off non-working public holiday throughout Suriname, this time to commemorate Javanese New Year (Javaans Nieuwjaar - Sasi Sura).
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  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Suriname Public Holiday October 23

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed that the upcoming "Divali" (aka. Diwali or Deepavali) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Thursday, October 23, 2014, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jul
  • 25
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  • Suriname Public Holiday July 28

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitre" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, July 28, 2014, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Mar
  • 17
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  • Suriname 2015 Public Holidays Amended

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has amended its recently-released list of non-working public holidays in Suriname for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Feb
  • 12
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  • Suriname 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released its annual list of expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Suriname 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released its annual list of expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Suriname Public Holiday October 15

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed the list of expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2013, which lists Tuesday, October 15, 2013, as the date of the bank and public holiday for the upcoming Ied Ul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).
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  • Aug
  • 2
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  • Suriname Public Holidays August 8-9

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released an updated list of its expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2013, which now lists Thursday, August 8, 2013, as the date of the bank and public holiday for the upcoming Idul Fitre (End of Ramadan).
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Suriname Public Holiday July 1st

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Suriname Raad van Ministers (Council of Ministers) has announced that Monday, July 1st, 2013, would be a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Suriname to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves (150 jaar Afschaffing van de Slavernij).
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  • Jun
  • 2
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  • Suriname Public Holiday June 5

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Suriname Raad van Ministers (Council of Ministers) has announced that it had decided to declare Wednesday, June 5, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Suriname to commemorate the 140th anniversary of the arrival of indentured "Hindustani" workers.
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  • Mar
  • 22
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  • Suriname Public Holiday March 27

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has announced that the upcoming Holi (Holi Phagwa) non-working public holiday would be observed on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Suriname.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Suriname 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released the list of its expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2013.
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2012

  • Oct
  • 5
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  • Suriname Public Holiday October 10

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed that the upcoming Maroons Day (Dag der Marrons) would once again be a non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Sep
  • 4
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  • Suriname Public Holidays Commission Report

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The chairman of the Commission on Suriname National Holidays, Marlon Powell, has submitted to President Desi Bouterse its long-awaited report on reducing the number of annual public holidays in Suriname.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Suriname Ramadan Public Holiday August 20

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released an updated list of its expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2012, which now lists Monday, August 20, 2012, as the date of the bank and public holiday for the upcoming Id-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Feb
  • 29
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  • Suriname Public Holidays Overhaul Stalled

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Commission on Suriname National Holidays established by the government of Suriname to reduce the number of annual public holidays in Suriname has reached a dead-end in its discussions with religious groups, none of which seems ready to abandon one of its religious public holidays.
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Suriname 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released the list of its expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2012.
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2011

  • Aug
  • 25
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  • Suriname Announces End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released an updated list of its expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2011, which now lists Wednesday, August 31, 2011, as the date of the upcoming bank and public holiday on account of the upcoming Id-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Feb
  • 6
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  • Suriname Adds February 25 Public Holiday

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Council of Ministers of Suriname has declared another annual national public holiday on February 25, beginning this year.
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  • Jan
  • 27
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  • Suriname Declares CNY Public Holiday

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Suriname's Home Affairs Minister, Soewarto Moestadja, has announced that the Council of Ministers of Suriname had declared an additional public holiday on Thursday, February 3, 2011, for the upcoming Chinese New Year.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Suriname Announces 2011 Public Holidays

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released the list of its expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2011.
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2010

  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Suriname Maroons Day Public Holiday Flip-Flop

    Dagblad Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Suriname's Secretary of the Interior, Soewarto Moestadja, has announced that the recently-promised, October 10, public holiday for Maroons Day, was not official, yet, and would not be so until a decree or law was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Suriname.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Suriname Declares Public Holiday For Id-ul-Adha

    Dagblad Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The Vice President of Suriname, Robert Ameeral, has announced another new religious public holiday in Suriname, on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, for the upcoming Id-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Suriname Declares Public Holiday For Diwali

    Dagblad Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Suriname's President, Desi Bouterse, has announced that the upcoming Diwali, on Friday, November 5, 2010, would be an official public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Suriname Promises Maroons Day Public Holiday

    Verkiezingen in Suriname (Drie Tabbetje) - At a Krutu held on the occasion of yesterday's Maroons Day, Suriname's President, Desi Bouterse, announced that Maroons Day, on October 10, would henceforth be an annual non-working public holiday in Suriname.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Suriname Announces 2010 Public Holidays

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released the list of its expected public holidays dates for 2010.
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2008

  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Suriname Announces 2009 Public Holidays

    Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has released the list of its expected public holidays dates for 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 19
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  • Suriname Confirms Chinese Arrival 155th Anniversary Public Holiday

    Dagblad Suriname (Paramarimbo) - The government of Suriname has confirmed that Monday, October 20th, 2008, will be a one-off public holiday to commemorate the 155th anniversary of Chinese immigration to Suriname.
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2007

  • Aug
  • 8
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  • Suriname's New August 9 Public Holiday

    Blada.com - Beginning this year, Suriname will be observing August 9, the International Day of Indigenous People, as a full-fledged public holiday.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Suriname Announces Eid al Adha Date

    Stabroek News - Suriname's Muslim community will observe Eid al Adha on December 31 (it is not one of the Suriname public holidays, although Eid al Fitr is).
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See also: Suriname bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Suriname)