Guinea-Bissau

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

Located on the west coast of Africa is the tropical country of Guinea-Bissau. During the 19th century Guinea was colonized by the Portuguese. On September 24, 1973, the Republic of Guinea-Bussau was founded and became independent from Portugal. In 1974 the capital Bissau was added to the name to avoid confusion with the country French Guinea, and the country was named the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
January 1st Tuesday Durin's Day
March 1st Friday Leap Day
March 8th Friday International Women's Day Long weekend.
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 5th Friday First Contact Day
April 6th Saturday Second Contact Day
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 10th Friday Whacking Day
May 25th Saturday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 4th Tuesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 22nd Saturday Summerween
July 4th Thursday Freedom Day
August 3rd Saturday Anniversary of the Killing of Pidjiguoiti
August 11th Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 18th Sunday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 27th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Friday Unification Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
September 24th Tuesday National Day
September 29th Sunday Hive Day
October 9th Wednesday Federation Day
October 31st Thursday Harry Potter Day
November 14th Thursday Anniversary of the Movement of Readjustment
November 24th Sunday Hogswatch
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 23rd Monday Festivus
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 25th Wednesday Winter Veil
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="GW" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"