Ashanti, Ghana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Ashanti, Ghana for 2021 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 Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 7th Thursday Constitution Day
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
March 1st Monday Leap Day
March 3rd Wednesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 8th Monday Independence Day (Observed) Long weekend.
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 3rd Saturday Holy Saturday
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday First Contact Day
April 5th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 3rd Monday Labor Day (Observed) Long weekend.
May 9th Sunday Mother's Day
May 12th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 20th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
July 19th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 3rd Friday National Farmers' Day Long weekend.
September 21st Tuesday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 27th Monday Christmas Day (Observed) Long weekend.
December 27th Monday Boxing Day (Observed) Long weekend.
December 31st Friday 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="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"