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
26 Jun 2017 Nepal Govt declares Eid holiday today
25 Jun 2017 Mauritius Mauritanians mark Eid on Sunday
25 Jun 2017 India It's official! Eid al-Fitr 2017 is on June 26 in India
24 Jun 2017 United Arab Emirates Eid Al Fitr to start on Sunday in UAE, moon-sighting committee confirms
23 Jun 2017 Nigeria Nigerian govt declares Monday, Tuesday public holiday
23 Jun 2017 Nepal Govt declares public holiday in province 1, 5 and 7 on June 28
23 Jun 2017 Malawi End of fast: Malawi declares June 26 public holiday for Eid al-Fitr
23 Jun 2017 Solomon Islands RAMSI public holiday on Thursday
22 Jun 2017 Egypt Next Thursday is official holiday for both public and private sector: PM
21 Jun 2017 Qatar Emiri Diwan announces Eid Al Fitr holidays

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