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Phagwah (Holi) in Guyana

Holi (Dolyatra, Doul Jatra, Basanta-Utsav) is the Hindu festival colors that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, good harvest, and fertility. It usually falls in the later part of February or March.

Is Phagwah (Holi) a Public Holiday?

Phagwah (Holi) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Holi is a time when everyone throws off the gloom of winter and rejoices in the colors and liveliness of spring.


About Phagwah (Holi)

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Phagwah (Holi) Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2022.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016WedMar 23Phagwah (Holi)Public Holiday
2017SunMar 12Phagwah (Holi)Public Holiday
2017MonMar 13Phagwah (Holi) observedPublic Holiday
2018FriMar 2Phagwah (Holi)Public Holiday
2019ThuMar 21Phagwah (Holi)Public Holiday
2020TueMar 10Phagwah (Holi)Public Holiday
2021SunMar 28Phagwah (Holi)Public Holiday
2022ThuMar 17Phagwah (Holi)Public Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.