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Suriname

Holidays & Observances in Suriname

Suriname is a country in northeaster South America. It is an incredibly diverse country populated by descendants of indigenous peoples, Dutch and English colonists, former African slaves, and Indian and Chinese workers brought over when slavery was abolished. All of these cultures combined to make up Suriname’s unique identity. Everything from language to religion varies between the different groups of people including holiday celebrations. Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam are the most common religions, so their holidays are celebrated across the country.

 

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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Ash Wednesday / Carnival Ash Wednesday/Carnival Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Palm Sunday Palm Sunday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Good Friday Good Friday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Holy Saturday Holy Saturday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs