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Cameroon has a total of 18 holidays in 2021. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
||Friday, January 1, 2021||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Thursday, February 11, 2021||Youth Day is a public holiday in Cameroon|
||Saturday, March 20, 2021||March Equinox in Cameroon (Douala)|
||Friday, April 2, 2021||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Sunday, April 4, 2021||Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.|
||Saturday, May 1, 2021||Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Thursday, May 13, 2021||Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.|
||Thursday, May 13, 2021||Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.|
||Thursday, May 20, 2021||National Day is a public holiday in Cameroon|
||Monday, June 21, 2021||June Solstice in Cameroon (Douala)|
||Tuesday, July 20, 2021||Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.|
|Assumption of Mary
||Sunday, August 15, 2021||The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.|
|Assumption of Mary observed
||Monday, August 16, 2021||The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.|
||Wednesday, September 22, 2021||September Equinox in Cameroon (Douala)|
|Independence of Southern British Cameroons from UK
||Friday, October 1, 2021||Independence of Southern British Cameroons from UK is a observance in Cameroon|
|The Prophet's Birthday
||Tuesday, October 19, 2021||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Tuesday, December 21, 2021||December Solstice in Cameroon (Douala)|
||Saturday, December 25, 2021||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|