Public Holiday News

This page lists news items related to public holidays around the world.

Keeping up to date with changes to holidays can be more difficult than you might think with events that essentially happen each year. To help keep everyone updated on public holidays news, we issue news releases in English that are not covered by other news agencies.

News Releases from

Date Country/Region News Item
02 Aug 2016 La Rioja, Spain La Rioja public holidays for 2017 approved
09 Jun 2016 Russia Russia announces proposals for public holidays for 2017
22 May 2016 Mauritius Mauritius announces public holidays for 2017
13 May 2016 Indonesia Indonesia announces public holidays for 2017
26 Nov 2015 Belarus Belarus announces public holidays for 2016
12 Nov 2015 Dominican republic Dominican Republic announces public holidays for 2016
31 Oct 2015 Argentina Argentina will have 17 public holidays and 9 long weekends in 2016
13 May 2015 China China announces 3 September as a public holiday for Victory Day
14 Feb 2015 Singapore Thaipusam as public holiday

We also monitor news agencies and government websites to track changes and news affecting any public holidays around the world. Below we list the latest news items from these sources.

Latest News

Date Country/Region News Item
20 Nov 2017 Assam, India Assam govt declares holiday in view of Namai Barak festival
19 Nov 2017 Oman Prophet's birthday holiday announced in Oman
19 Nov 2017 Bermuda House Passes Bill To Move Bermuda Day Holiday
17 Nov 2017 Oman 47th National Day holidays announced in Oman
16 Nov 2017 Ukraine Ukraine declares Catholic Christmas day its national day off
16 Nov 2017 Nepal Govt defends decision to cancel public holiday on Christmas
16 Nov 2017 United Arab Emirates UAE announces four-day public holiday
16 Nov 2017 Nepal SC directs govt to review all public holidays
15 Nov 2017 Peru Peru Gets Day Off If Team Makes World Cup
08 Nov 2017 Anambra, Nigeria Obiano Declares November 17 As Public Holiday

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