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Sierra Leone

Holidays & Observances in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a country on the coast of West Africa. It is made up of several different cultural groups, many of who maintain their traditional language and religion despite European interference throughout history. Islam and Christianity are common, but they are often mixed with indigenous beliefs when followed. The country is currently recovering from an extensive civil war, so holiday traditions are still being formed reformed. Celebrations vary across the country due to religion and cultural group.


Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
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
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed