Public Holidays in Malawi in 2017

Malawi Upcoming Holidays in Malawi

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 33 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2017 This National holiday is in 34 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 40 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Malawi List of national public holidays of Malawi in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday January 02 New Year's Day Holiday
Sunday January 15 John Chilembwe Day
Monday January 16 John Chilembwe Day Holiday Holiday as Chilembwe Day falls on a Sunday in 2017
Friday March 03 Martyrs' Day 3 March or following Monday
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
Sunday May 14 Kamuzu Day
Monday May 15 Kamuzu Day Holiday Holiday as Kamuzu Day falls on a Sunday in 2017
Monday June 26 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 06 Independence Day 6 July or following Monday
Monday October 16 Mother's Day (observed) World Rural Women's Day
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Boxing Day


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  • If the date falls on a weekend, the holiday is observed on the following Monday.

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