Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana for 2017 ready to be integrated into your application.

Guyana was originally inhabited by indigenous groups and is known as the “land of many waters” due to its many rivers. This English speaking country located on the northern coast of South America, was first settled by the Dutch in in the late 15th century, then in the 18th century, became a British colony. On February 23, 1970, the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana was established.

Date Weekday Name
January 1st Sunday New Year's Day
February 23rd Thursday Republic Day
March 6th Monday Festival of Colors
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 14th Friday Good Friday
April 16th Sunday Easter
April 17th Monday Easter Monday
May 1st Monday Labor Day
May 5th Friday Arrival Day
May 26th Friday Independence Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
July 3rd Monday CARICOM Day
August 1st Tuesday Emancipation Day
September 1st Friday Feast of the Sacrifice
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
October 18th Wednesday Festival of Lights
November 30th Thursday Birth of the Prophet
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Christmas Day
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day
December 31st Sunday New Year's Eve
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GY-UD" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"