Ashanti, Ghana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Ashanti, Ghana for 2019 ready to be integrated into your application.

In the Soninke language, Ghana means “Warrior King.” Located in Western Africa, Ghana dates back to the 11th century, and was home to numerous kingdoms and empires. In the 15th century, many different European powers wanted to claim this coastal country for trade rights. Finally in the 1800’s Ghana was claimed by the British and named the British Gold Coast. On March 6, 1957, Ghana declared independence from the United Kingdom and was founded as the Republic of Ghana.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
January 7th Monday Constitution Day Long weekend.
March 3rd Sunday UN World Wildlife Day
March 6th Wednesday Independence Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 5th Friday First Contact Day
April 6th Saturday Second Contact Day
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 20th Saturday Holy Saturday
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Saturday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 4th Tuesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 22nd Saturday Summerween
August 5th Monday Founder's Day Long weekend.
August 12th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice (Observed) Long weekend.
September 6th Friday National Farmers' Day Long weekend.
September 23rd Monday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day (Observed) Long weekend.
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GH-AH" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"