There are ten public holidays in the Republic of the Congo in 2023, two of which fall on weekends.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 10, 2023.
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2023, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.
Also known as the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, Ascension Day commemorates the Christian belief in the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven. It falls on May 18, 2023.
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a religious festival Christians celebrate. It falls on the day after Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter Sunday. In 2023, the holiday falls on May 29.
Reconciliation Day is a public holiday in the Republic of the Congo, observed on June 10, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the one-party rule ended in 1991.
Independence Day is a public holiday in the Republic of the Congo, observed on August 15, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Republic of the Congo gaining independence from France in 1960.
All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day is observed on November 1, 2023, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.
Republic Day is a public holiday in the Republic of the Congo, observed on November 28, 2023. The holiday commemorates when the Republic of the Congo was established in 1958.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
The following is the list of public holidays in the Republic of Congo in 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 10, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Ascension Day||May 18, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Whit Monday||May 29, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Reconciliation Day||Jun 10, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day||Aug 15, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|All Saints' Day||Nov 01, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Republic Day||Nov 28, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in the Republic of the Congo in 2023.