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
19 Oct 2017 Kenya Matiangi: October 26 is public holiday to allow voting fresh presidential election
11 Oct 2017 Panama World Cup 2018: Panama declares public holiday after qualifying
01 Oct 2017 Egypt Egypt public sector workers to take Thursday off to celebrate 6 October
29 Sep 2017 Sindh, Pakistan Sindh govt declares Sept 30, Oct 01 as public holidays
29 Sep 2017 Pakistan Ashura's holidays announced
27 Sep 2017 Nigeria Independence: Fed Govt declares October 2 holiday
22 Sep 2017 Jigawa, Nigeria Islamic New Year: Sokoto, Jigawa declare today public holiday
22 Sep 2017 Bangladesh Holy Ashura on Oct 1
21 Sep 2017 Trinidad and Tobago Divali holiday announced
21 Sep 2017 Sokoto, Nigeria Islmaic New Year: Sokoto declares Friday public holiday

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