Sénégal Public Holidays 2020


 
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A preview of the Sénégal 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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Sénégal Public Holidays in 2020
Jan.    Wed New Year's Day
Apr.    Sat Independence Day
        Mon Easter Monday
May     Fri Labour Day
        Thu Ascension Day
        Sun Korité (End of Ramadan)
June    Mon Whit Monday
July    Fri Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
Aug.    Sat Assumption Day
        Sat Tamkharit (Ashura)
Oct.    Mon Grand Magal de Touba
        Thu The Prophet's Birthday (Maouloud/Gamou)
Nov.    Sun All Saints' Day
Dec.    Fri Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

22 Oct 2017 Senegal 2017 Magal Public Holiday Date Announced (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) The spokesperson for the cellule de communication du comité d’organisation for the upcoming 2017 Grand Magal de Touba, Mor Daga Sylla, has announced that the date of the 2017 Grand Magal de Touba annual public holiday of Sénégal would be November 8, 2017.  13 Oct 2017 Senegal 2017 Magal Public Holiday Date Change (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) The spokesperson for the cellule de communication du comité d’organisation for the upcoming 2017 Grand Magal de Touba, Mor Daga Sylla, has announced that the date of the 2017 Grand Magal de Touba annual public holiday of Sénégal would be either November 7 or 8, 2017.  21 Sep 2017 Senegal 2017 Magal Public Holiday Preview (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) At the preparatory meeting of the Comité Régional De Développement for the upcoming 2017 Grand Magal de Touba, the spokesperson, Serigne Bassirou Abdou Khadre Mbacké, announced that the date of the 2017 Grand Magal de Touba annual public holiday of Sénégal would be sometime between November 10 and 13, 2017.  24 Aug 2017 Senegal 2017 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire - CNOCL) has announced that the upcoming Tabaski (Aid el Kébir, aka. Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday would be on Saturday, September 2, 2017.  31 Mar 2017 Senegal Public Holidays April 3-4 (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) Senegal's President, Macky Sall, has announced that he had decided to declare Monday, April 3, 2017, as an additional non-working public holiday in Senegal ("décidé de décréter la journée du Lundi 03 Avril fériée").  25 Dec 2016 Senegal Public Holiday December 26 (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) Earlier this evening, Senegal's President, Macky Sall, announced that he had decided to declare Monday, December 26, 2016, as an additional non-working public holiday in Senegal ("journée chômée et payée").  01 Nov 2016 Senegal Magal Public Holiday November 19 (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire - CNOCL), led by Imam Ratib Serigne Mamoune Bousso, has announced that the upcoming Grand Magal de Touba annual non-working public holiday would be on Saturday, November 19, 2016, contrary to earlier reports that had it on Friday, November 18, 2016.  13 Nov 2015 Senegal Magal Public Holiday December 1 (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire - CNOCL) has announced that the upcoming Grand Magal de Touba new annual non-working public holiday would be on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, contrary to earlier reports that had it on November 30, 2015.  17 Oct 2015 Senegal 2015 Ashura Public Holiday (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal ("Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire" - CNOCL) has announced that the upcoming Tamkharit (aka. Ashura, aka. Achoura) annual non-working public holiday in Sénégal would be on Friday, October 23, 2015.  17 Sep 2015 Senegal 2015 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays (Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire - CNOCL) has announced that the upcoming Tabaski (Aid el Kébir, aka. Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday would be on Friday, September 25, 2015.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Sénégal 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

Currently, only 8 of the above public holidays are required as paid holidays in addition to Independence Day and Labour Day.  Sénégal International Codes SN and SEN (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .sn (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Sénégal information and news: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) (Sénégal central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Sénégal maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Sénégal), and Wikipedia (includes Sénégal 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 Sénégal, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Sénégal, 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 Sénégal.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Sénégal 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 Sénégal 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 Sénégal, 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 Sénégal, before planning any trip to Sénégal. 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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