Public Holidays in Brunei in 2017

Brunei Upcoming Holidays in Brunei

Christmas Day (observed)
Christmas Day Holiday

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 23 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 29 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year

28 January 2017 This National holiday is in 56 days. The Chinese New Year is very similar to the Western one, swathed in traditions and rituals

Brunei List of national public holidays of Brunei in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Thursday February 23 Feb 23 National Day Hari Nasional. Independence from the United Kingdom in 1984.
Monday April 24 Apr 24 Israk Mikraj
Saturday May 27 May 27 First Day of Ramadhan
Wednesday May 31 May 31 Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day (observed) The Royal Brunei Armed Forces was formed on 31 May 1961
Monday June 12 Jun 12 Nuzul Al-Quran The revelation of the Quran
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Hari Raya Aidil Fitri End of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Hari Raya Aidil Fitri Holiday Probable holiday
Wednesday June 28 Jun 28 Hari Raya Aidil Fitri Holiday Probable holiday
Saturday July 15 Jul 15 H.M. The Sultan's Birthday Commemorates the birthday of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in 1946
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Hari Raya Aidil Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Al-Hijra Islamic New Year
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Hari Natal


National Holiday


  • Fridays and Sundays are non working days
  • If a holiday falls on a Friday or Sunday, it will be moved to a working day

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