Founder's Day (Ghana)

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Founder's Day
Official name National Founder's Day
Observed by Ghana
Significance Honour founding fathers of Ghana
Date September 21
Next time 21 September 2018 (2018-09)
Frequency Annual

Founder's Day is national public holiday observed in Ghana to mark the birthday of Ghana's first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah the key founding father of Ghana. Some Ghanaian politicians have tried to change the date to August 4, they however did not succeed. It is celebrated on September 21 of every year.[1]


  1. ^ "When it was made a Holiday". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 22 September 2013.