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
30 Apr 2017 Libya Two-day holiday declared in Libya
28 Apr 2017 Nigeria Workers’ Day: FG Declares Monday Public Holiday
27 Apr 2017 Bangladesh Shab-e-Barat on May 11
26 Apr 2017 Thailand Royal cremation set for Oct 26, public holiday
26 Apr 2017 Malaysia King's official birthday moved to last Saturday of July
26 Apr 2017 New Brunswick, Canada New Brunswick announces new stat holiday: Family Day coming next February
25 Apr 2017 Uttar Pradesh, India Yogi govt cancels 15 holidays on VIPs' birth, death anniversaries
24 Apr 2017 Sindh, Pakistan Sindh govt announces public holiday for schools on Shab-e-Mairaj
21 Apr 2017 Manila, Philippines Malacañang suspends work on April 27-28 in parts of metro
17 Apr 2017 Nepal Govt withdraws public holiday on Friday

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