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Niger : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday January 5, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Friday February 17, 2023Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday March 6, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 14, 2023Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday April 19, 2023Nuzul al Qu'ran - Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday April 21, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday April 24, 2023National Concord DaySecular holiday
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 2, 2023Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Christmas holiday (end)

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    Thursday January 5, 2023
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey
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    Ministry of Education calendar not available
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    Schooling is mandatory till age 15, but 50% of children do not attend school
    Teaching language: French
    schools close on Sunday
    school uniforms not required

    We carry confirmed dates till Aug 2023

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    Valentine's Day

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    Tuesday February 14, 2023
    cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday February 17, 2023
    School holidays :

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday March 6, 2023
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey

    Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    cards/flowers :

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Easter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 14, 2023
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey

    Nuzul al Qu'ran - Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday April 19, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Also called Korité)

    National Concord Day

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    Monday April 24, 2023
    Secular holiday : This day was institutionalized on April 24, 1995, a year after the signing of the Ouagadougou Peace Agreement on 9 October 1994 between the government and the Tuareg rebellion, after years of hostilities that marked the northern part of the country.

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Easter holiday (end)

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    Tuesday May 2, 2023
    School holidays : Lycée La Fontaine, Niamey