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Holidays & Observances in Cameroon

Cameroon is a diverse country in West Africa. It is made up of over a hundred different ethnic groups with different customs, cultures and more than 20 separate languages. Many of the different tribes have separate leaders responsible for the political and traditional beliefs of their people. Holidays and festivals are celebrated differently throughout all the different tribes. Probably the most widely celebrated holidays are religious ones. Though most Cameroonians continue to practice their traditional beliefs, Christianity and Islam are both commonly practiced on their own and in combination with other beliefs.


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Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Common Observance Observance Type Religion/Belief
Christmas Eve Christmas Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Good Friday Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Ascension Day Ascension Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Assumption of Mary Assumption Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity