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Holidays & Observances in Kenya

Kenya is a country in east Africa. It is one of the most politically stable countries in Africa with a moderate economy, though its uneven distribution of wealth means that there are still many poor people. Kenya currently has an extensive plan for future growth. The people of Kenya are divided into many different cultural groups. Most groups speak different languages, though English and Swahili are the official languages and are widely spoken across the country. Most of the people practice Christianity with small groups of Muslims and indigenous believers.


Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
Kenya Jamhuri Day Public
Christmas Eve Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Maha Shivaratri Religious/Beliefs Hinduism
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Arbor Day - Kenya Noteworthy & Common