in Suriname, on this day, the Friday before Easter, Christians commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus on the Golgotha hill near the city of Jerusalem.
Not only Easter Sunday, but Easter Monday and Good Friday are also observed in Suriname as public holidays.
Christians celebrate this day based on their belief that Jesus rose from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion.
Christmas Day is a public holiday in Suriname every 25 December. The Christmas season itself traditionally start a few weeks earlier.
2nd Day of Christmas
The 2nd Day of Christmas is also a public holiday in Suriname.
“Holi Phagwa”, has national status in Suriname. Phagwa, the Hindu spring festival also called the “festival of colors”, is also public holiday
Surinamese of Indian descent celebrate Divali, or “the Festival of Lights”. Divali is a public holiday across the country.
Eid al-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims in Suriname. This national holiday comes on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, immediately following the holy month of Ramadan
Eid-ul-Adha is an annual holiday in Suriname. Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid-ul-Adha sacrificial festival. The feast is also celebrated in Suriname, with believers sacrificing cattle, sheep or goats