Guadeloupe Emancipation Day

May. 27, 2021 - May. 27, 2021

See you next year
Covid-19: These provisional dates may be changed.


The abolition of slavery was proclaimed on 27 May 1848 in Guadeloupe.

To celebrate this commemoration, numerous public events are organized throughout the territory. Speeches, theatres, dances, open-air screenings, the day is a public holiday on the island for a total respect of the duty to remember.

The rest of the year, the ACTe Memorial in Pointe-à-Pitre and the Slave March in Petit-Canal are open to offer visitors places dedicated to collective memory.

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