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Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2016

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 23 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

National Day
National Day

25 February 2017 This National holiday is in 78 days. Marks the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950

Liberation Day
Liberation Day

26 February 2017 This National holiday is in 79 days. The Kuwait Government was reinstated at the end of the Gulf War in 1001

Kuwait List of National Public holidays of Kuwait in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 03 Jan 3 New Years Day Holiday Moved to Sunday 3 January
Thursday February 25 Feb 25 National Day Marks the creation of Kuwait as a nation in 1961
Friday February 26 Feb 26 Liberation Day End of the Gulf War in 1991
Thursday May 05 May 5 Eid al Isra' Wal Mi'raj
Tuesday July 05 Jul 5 Eid Al Fitr Holiday Public sector holiday
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 07 Jul 7 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Sunday September 11 Sep 11 Arafat Day Public sector holiday
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday September 13 Sep 13 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday September 14 Sep 14 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday September 15 Sep 15 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Public sector holiday
Sunday October 02 Oct 2 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Thursday December 08 Dec 8 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad

Key

National Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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