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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.


Upcoming Popular Holidays

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
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Maha Shivaratri Maha Shivaratri Religious/Beliefs Hindu
Ash Wednesday/Carnival Ash Wednesday / Carnival Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Holi Holi Religious/Beliefs Hindu
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
Raksha Bandhan Raksha Bandhan / Rakhi Religious/Beliefs Hindu