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Wallis and Futuna 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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Wallis and Futuna Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
Apr. 17 Mon Easter Monday
     28 Fri Saint Pierre-Chanel Day
May   1 Mon Labour Day
      8 Mon Victory Day
     25 Thu Ascension Day
June  5 Mon Whit Monday
July 14 Fri Fête Nationale (National Day)
     29 Sat Territory 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)

09 May 2007 Wallis Declares 6 Month Mourning Period Following Death of King (Radio New Zealand International) Following king Tomasi Kulimoetoke's funeral, yesterday, that clans on the island of Wallis will observe a six-month mourning period.  25 Oct 2006 (Le Figaro-Paris) The French cabinet has decided that the 2007 presidential elections will be held on April 22, 2007, followed by an almost certainly necessary second round on May 6, 2007.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Wallis and Futuna 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 Wallis and Futuna are the same as those in France and are regulated by Article L222-1 du Code du travail (Labour Code), to which are added Saint Pierre-Chanel Day, Saints Peter and Paul's Day and Territory 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 was no longer recognized as one of the public holidays as of 2005, to help fund health care for elderly persons following the high number of elderly deaths during the heat wave of the summer of 2003. However, it returned to the list of French public holidays starting in 2008.  Wallis and Futuna International Codes WF and WLF (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .wf (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Wallis and Futuna information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Wallis and Futuna maps, demographics and economic statistics), and Wikipedia (includes Wallis and Futuna commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Wallis and Futuna, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Wallis and Futuna, 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 Wallis and Futuna.

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 Wallis and Futuna, 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 Wallis and Futuna, before planning any trip to Wallis and Futuna. 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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