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Solomon Islands

Holidays & Observances in The Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is a collection of islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is populated mostly by indigenous people from the islands and from other surrounding islands, but its culture has been affected by many other influences that have come in contact with it including Japan, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Though it is an independent country, the British monarch is considered its monarch and it is dependent on the international community for economic and defense purposes. The most common religion on the Solomon Islands is Christianity, though traditions associated with indigenous beliefs are still commonly observed.


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
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Ash Wednesday/Carnival Religious/Beliefs Christianity
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Palm Sunday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Maundy Thursday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Holy Saturday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Pentecost / Whit Sunday Religious/Beliefs Christianity