Public Holidays 2017
This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Republic of the Congo. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|17 Apr||Mon||Easter Monday|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day|
|25 May||Thu||Ascension Day|
|5 Jun||Mon||Whit Monday|
|10 Jun||Sat||Reconciliation Day|
|15 Aug||Tue||National Day|
|1 Nov||Wed||All Saints' Day|
|28 Nov||Tue||Republic Day|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
The Republic of the Congo celebrates 10 national holidays. A majority of these holidays are based on the Christian faith, with some varying in dates each year. Holidays that vary in date are calculated by the lunar cycle. Employers are required to acknowledge these holidays each year regardless of the date they fall upon.
National holidays in the Republic of the Congo are regulated by Loi No 2-94 du 1 er Mars 1994. This law is currently only available in French and the government only refers to this law in their publications of holiday information.
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