New Year’s Day 2021 in Cameroon

New Year’s day 2021 in Cameroon happens to be a majestic day for the natives of the country as they turn on their gears to welcome a grand new year and bid adieu to the old one. New Year’s Day is perhaps the most celebrated public holiday, celebrated heartily with fireworks when the clock strikes midnight and finally as the new year kicks in, in each and every time zone. Now, among the other global New Years’ Day traditions, the ones which are prominently followed in Cameroon are making New Year’s resolutions, inviting over one’s friends and family, as well as distributing and exchanging gifts.

When is New Year’s Day in 2021?

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January, 2021

(Friday)

New Year’s day in Cameroon

Is New Year’s Day a Public Holiday in Cameroon?

New Year’s Day is a public holiday for the general population according to the list of Cameroon Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

New Year Celebrations in Cameroon

New year celebrations in Cameroon include fireworks displays, concerts and street parties and many other celebrations.

Also, more simpler ways of celebrating New Year’s takes place in traditional homes where friends and family get together to eat, make merry and enjoy in each other’s company, devour some delicious dishes, and await the clock to strike 12.

In most parts of Cameroon, the whole period which begins from New Year’s Eve and lasts until 2 January is known as “New Year’s Week” and it is quite a time to take time to celebrate and bid adieu to the memories of the old year and welcome the New year ahead with joy and hope.

New Year’s Day Observances

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2019 Tue 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2020 Wed 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2021 Fri 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2022 Sat 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2023 Sun 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2024 Mon 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2025 Wed 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday

New Year’s Day Celebrations in Other Countries

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Quick Facts

This year: Fri, 1 January 2021
Next year: Sat, 1 January 2022
Last year: Wed, 1 January 2020
Type : Public Holiday