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French Polynesia bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the remainder of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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French Polynesia Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
Mar.    Sun Arrivée de l'Evangile (Gospel Day)
Apr.    Fri Good Friday
        Sun Easter
        Mon Easter Monday
May   1 Mon Labour Day
      8 Mon Victory Day
     25 Thu Ascension Day
June  4 Sun Whit Sunday (Pentecost)
      5 Mon Whit Monday
     29 Thu Autonomy Day
July 14 Fri Quatorze Juillet (National Day)
Aug. 15 Tue Assumption Day
Nov.  1 Wed All Saints' Day
     11 Sat Armistice Day
Dec. 25 Mon Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

30 Mar 2014 French Polynesian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Présidence de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia has officially announced its annual list of French Polynesian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2014.  31 Jan 2013 French Polynesian 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Présidence de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia has officially declared the list of French Polynesian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2013.  17 Feb 2012 French Polynesian 2012 Public Holidays Announced (Présidence de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia has officially declared the list of French Polynesian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2012.  29 Dec 2010 French Polynesian 2011 Public Holidays Announced (Journal Officiel de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia has released an Arrêté n° 2471 CM which officially declares the list of French Polynesian public holidays for the calendar year 2011.  24 Dec 2009 French Polynesian 2010 Public Holidays Announced (Journal Officiel de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia has released the Arrêté n° 2009-2291/CM which officially declares the list of French Polynesian public holidays for the calendar year 2010.  06 Feb 2009 French Polynesian 2009 Public Holidays Announced (Présidence de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Presidency of French Polynesia has announced the list of official public holidays for the calendar year 2009.  21 Mar 2008 French Polynesian 2008 Public Holidays Announced (Journal Officiel de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia has released the Arrêté n° 2008-342/CM which officially declares the list of French Polynesian public holidays for the calendar year 2008.  24 Dec 2007 French Polynesia Announces Year-End Public Sector Holidays (Tahiti Presse) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia, has announced additional, end-of-the-year, public holidays for civil servants and government services.  22 Feb 2007 French Polynesian 2007 Public Holidays Announced (Journal Officiel de la Polynésie Française-Papeete) The Council of Ministers of French Polynesia has released the Arrêté n° 2007-212/CM which officially declares the list of French Polynesian public holidays for the calendar year 2007.  23 Dec 2006 French Polynesia Local Election Dates Delayed (Tahiti Presse) The election of the President of French Polynesia was delayed until next Tuesday, December 26, due to a lack of quorum in the Assembly (who elects the President).  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the French Polynesia public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Official public holidays in French Polynesia are essentially the same as those in France (Article L222-1 du Code du travail), to which are added Gospel Day and Autonomy Day.  Weekend Public Holidays: Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date (ie. they are not moved to another date, such as the following Monday, for example).  Whit Monday French Polynesia kept Whit Monday in its list of public holidays from 2005 to 2007, at a time when it was no longer an official public holiday in France.  French Polynesia International Codes PF and PYF (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .pf (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of French Polynesia information and news: Bank of France (French Polynesia central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (French Polynesia maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in French Polynesia), and Wikipedia (includes French Polynesia commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in French Polynesia, may belong to a religious group that is not common in French Polynesia, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to French Polynesia.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for French Polynesia, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of French Polynesia, before planning any trip to French Polynesia. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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