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Seychelles

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Seychelles

Holidays & Observances in Seychelles

Seychelles is an archipelago made up of over a hundred islands in the Indian Ocean. It has been owned by both the French and the British who brought slaves from Africa and indentured servants from India and China. Modern Seychelles reflects influences from all of these sources in its culture and its mixed-race people. Christianity is practiced by most of the people and its holidays account for the most important celebrations. There are few public holidays celebrated in the country. People are more enthusiastic for the religious celebrations and cultural festivals.

 

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Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Common Observance Observance Type Religion/Belief
Palm Sunday Palm Sunday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Good Friday Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Holy Saturday Holy Saturday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Assumption of Mary Assumption Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
All Saints' Day All Saints' Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Feast of the Immaculate Conception Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
Christmas Eve Christmas Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Ash Wednesday/Carnival Ash Wednesday / Carnival Religious/Beliefs Christianity