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Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2017

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

Isra'a Wal Miraj
Israa & Miaraj Night

24 April 2017 This National holiday is in 25 days. Isra and Mi'raj marks the Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and the ascent into...

Eid Al Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

26 June 2017 This National holiday is in 88 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Eid Al Fitr Holiday
Eid al-Fitr Holiday

27 June 2017 This National holiday is in 89 days. Second day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Kuwait List of National Public holidays of Kuwait in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Gregorian New Year
Saturday February 25 Feb 25 National Day Marks the creation of Kuwait as a nation in 1961
Sunday February 26 Feb 26 Liberation Day End of the Gulf War in 1991
Monday April 24 Apr 24 Isra'a Wal Miraj
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Wednesday June 28 Jun 28 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Thursday August 31 Aug 31 Arafat Day Date to be confirmed. Arafat (Haj) Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad Second time in 2016 due to Lunar cycles

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  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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