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Chad Holidays 2015

by Vishal Kumar

Chad is a Central African country. In this country Muslim religious holidays and Christian Holidays are celebrated all over the country. Some of these holidays are observed as public holidays.…


Chad is a Central African country. In this country Muslim religious holidays and Christian Holidays are celebrated all over the country. Some of these holidays are observed as public holidays.

During Public holidays in Chad, banks, business houses and government offices remain closed. The observance of public holidays in Chad is very widespread.

The Public Holidays of Chad are:

  • January 1- New Year’s Day
  • April 9 – Easter Monday
  • April 13- National Day
  • May 1 – Labor Day ( Fete du Travail )
  • August 11- Independence Day
  • October 13- Eid al Fitr
  • November 1 – All Saints’ Day
  • November 28- Proclamation of the Republic Day
  • December 1- Freedom and Democracy Day
  • December 25- Christmas Day

December 1 is celebrated as a public holiday as it marks the rise of President Idress Deby to the office of the Government of Chad.

The Muslim holidays of Chad are:

  • Id El Fitr
  • Ramadan
  • Id El Mouloud Nebewi
  • Id El Kabir ( Tabaski)

Among the Muslim holidays Id El Fitr is celebrated as an official National Holiday. During Ramadan many restaurants remain closed and there are restrictions on drinking and smoking.

The Christmas holidays of Chad are:

  • Easter
  • Christmas

Easter Monday and Easter is observed as public holidays all over the country. On March 8, International Women’s Day or La Journee Internationale de la Femme is observed by the countrymen.

Public Holidays are celebrated widely in all over the country.

List of National Holidays in Chad 2015

Day Date Holiday
Thursday January 1, 2015 New Year Day
Monday April 6, 2015 Easter Monday
Thursday April 23, 2015 National Day in Chad
Friday May 1, 2015 Labour Day in Chad
Monday May 25, 2015 Liberation of Africa (anniversary of the OAU’s foundation)
Saturday July 18, 2015 Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Independence Day
Wednesday September 23, 2015 Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Sunday November 1, 2015 All Saints Day
Saturday November 28, 2015 Republic Day Chad
Tuesday December 1, 2015 Freedom and Democracy Day
Friday December 25, 2015 Christmas Day

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