Public Holidays in Cape Verde

Cape Verde, a beautiful island nation off the coast of West Africa, observes a variety of public holidays throughout the year. These holidays reflect the country's rich cultural heritage, historical events, and religious diversity. Here are some of the major public holidays celebrated in Cape Verde:

Some holidays in Cape Verde, such as Easter, Eid al-Fitr, and Eid al-Adha, are based on the lunar Islamic calendar and their dates vary each year. These holidays are observed by the Muslim community and are marked by prayers, feasting, and communal gatherings.

Cape Verde's public holidays provide opportunities for its people to celebrate their history, culture, and diverse traditions. The festivities often include music, dance, and traditional cuisine, making them vibrant and meaningful occasions for the nation.

Upcoming Holidays (next six months)

Christmas Day / Natal December 25 Monday Public Holiday
New Year's Day January 01 Monday Public Holiday
Democracy Day January 13 Saturday Public Holiday
Heroes Day January 20 Saturday Public Holiday
Good Friday March 29 Friday Public Holiday
Labour Day May 01 Wednesday Public Holiday
Youth Day June 01 Saturday Public Holiday

Holidays by year

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