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Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago

Holidays & Observances in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is a country made up of two islands in the Caribbean. It is a very diverse country, made up of descendants of former African slaves, indigenous peoples, descendants of former indentured servants from India, and Europeans. The most common religions are Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism. Because of the diverse nature of the country, few holidays are celebrated by all the people. Holidays that are widely celebrated are enthusiastic affairs with colorful traditions. Carnival is one of the most important of all the celebrations. Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival celebration is widely considered the best in the Caribbean.

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Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Common Observance Observance Type Religion/Belief
Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Emancipation Day Emancipation Day Public
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
Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Good Friday Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity