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
21 Feb 2017 Kuwait Saturday Feb 25th and Sunday Feb 26th public holiday – Work will resume on Monday Feb 27
16 Feb 2017 West Bengal, India Buddha Purnima holiday in Bengal
15 Feb 2017 Kelantan, Malaysia K'tan declares Feb 19 public holiday to boost turnout at Act 355 rally
12 Feb 2017 Malaysia Date of Islamic new year changed to Sept 22 this year
10 Feb 2017 Maharashtra, India Pune election day declared as public holiday
10 Feb 2017 Liberia Liberian leader proclaims Armed Forces Day a national holiday
08 Feb 2017 Punjab, India Punjab State government declares holiday in five districts
05 Feb 2017 Afghanistan Government Declares Sunday A Public Holiday
01 Feb 2017 Pakistan Kashmir Day: Public holiday announced on February 5

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