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Trinidad and Tobago observes various public holidays throughout the year. Explore list of public/national holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for 2017.
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Trinidad and Tobago Holidays 2017

Public Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago - Holidays and festivals are a part of our culture, tradition and nationality. Each country has its own culture and tradition which are largely reflected in the festivals celebrated in a year. Some of this festivals and holidays are also celebrated to mark the birthday of religious saint or guru. The dates for these festivals keep on changing in a calendar year. Some of the religious observance is based on the sighting of the Moon. Her we have provided below dates for festivals celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad and Tobago is a nation rich in cultural diversity of religions. Christians forms the majority of population, about 57% of people are Christians. Hinduism is the second largest religion with over 18% followers in the country. Islam 5% and other religions form the rest proportion of population in Trinidad and Tobago.

A large number of Hindu followers in Trinidad and Tobago celebrate various Hindu festivals like Diwali, also popular as ‘festival of lights’. People illuminate their houses and offices with Diyas and special lighting. This year in 2017, Diwali will be onserved on 19th October in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad and Tobago Holiday Calendar 2017

January 2017 01 Sunday New Year's Day
01 Monday New Year's Day (observed)
February 2017 27 Monday Carnival Monday
28 Tuesday Carnival Monday
March 2017 30 Thursday Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day
April 2017 14 Friday Good Friday
16 Sunday Easter Day
17 Monday Easter Monday
May 2017 30 Tuesday Indian Arrival Day
June 2017 15 Thursday Corpus Christi
19 Monday Labor Day
26 Monday Eid-ul Fitr
August 2017 01 Tuesday Emancipation Day
31 Thursday Independence Day
September 2017 25 Monday Republic Day (observed as Republic day falls on Sunday)
October 2017 19 Thursday Divali (Diwali, Deepavali)
December 2017 25 Monay Christmas Day
26 Tuesday Boxing Day

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