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
13 Jan 2017 Tamil Nadu, India Tamil Nadu govt declares Jan 17 as public holiday for MGR's birth centenary
12 Jan 2017 Nepal Govt to review existing public holidays
12 Jan 2017 Sarawak, Malaysia Sarawak declares seven days of mourning
09 Jan 2017 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnian Serbs to hold divisive 'national holiday'
09 Jan 2017 Niger, Nigeria Niger Govt declares 3-days mourning, public holiday to honour ex-Governor
05 Jan 2017 Delhi, India Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti declared a holiday in Delhi
04 Jan 2017 United Arab Emirates UAE announces list of holidays for this year
01 Jan 2017 Seychelles New Year Message of President Danny Faure 1 January 2017
01 Jan 2017 Seychelles In New Year message, Seychelles' president drops controversial June holiday, adds Easter Monday
31 Dec 2016 Cameroon President Paul Biya declares January 2 2017 a Public Holiday

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