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Holidays

Embassy Holidays

The U.S. Embassy in Conakry, Guinea will be closed on the following dates in 2014 in observance of local and U.S. holidays.

 Date

Holiday 

 Type

January 1 New Year's Day GG/US
January 14  Mawlid (Maouloud) GRH*
January 20 Martin Luther King's Day US
February 17 Washington's Birthday US
April 21 Easter/Lundi de Pâques GRH
May 1 Labor Day (G) GG
May 25 Africa Day GG
May 26 Memorial Day  US
July 4 Independence Day (U.S.) US
July 24 Lailatoul Qadr   GRH*
July 28 End of Ramadan (Eid-al-Fitr) GRH*
August 15  Assumption Day GRH*
September 1 Labor Day (US) US
October 2 Independence Day GG
Octobre 5 Tabaski (Eid-al-Adha) GRH*
Octobre 13 Columbus Day US
November 11 Veteran's Day US
November 27 Thanksgiving Day US
December 25 Christmas Day GG/US

U.S. = United States holiday

GG = Guinean Government

GRH* = Guinean religious holiday, governed by lunar calendar. Exact dates confirmed by religious authorities.