Culture Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone : Discover the country's culture


Sierra Leone.Lonely Planet.


Sierra Leone People by Ansumana Bangura.

Sierra Leone : Discover the country's history

Historical dates

March 1996: Ahmad Tejan Kabbah became President.

Sierra Leone : Stay up to date on the country's holidays and events


1st January: New Year's Day.
9th March 2009: Birth of the Prophet Mohammed.
10th April 2009: Good Friday.

13th April 2009: Easter Monday.
27th April: National Day (Independence of the country).
1st May: Labour Day.
22nd August 2009: start of Ramadan.
21st September 2009: Korite, end of Ramadan
1st November: All Saints' Day.
28th November 2009: Tabaski, feast of sacrifice
25th December: Christmas Day.

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