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
20 Aug 2017 Punjab, India 'Saragarhi Diwas' State Holiday Formally Announced
20 Aug 2017 Kogi, Nigeria Buhari: Kogi declares public holiday
18 Aug 2017 Taraba, Nigeria Suntai's funeral: Taraba declares Friday Public holiday
18 Aug 2017 Osun, Nigeria Osun Declares Monday Public Holiday for Isese Festival
18 Aug 2017 Zimbabwe 21 February declared a public holiday starting next year
16 Aug 2017 Saudi Arabia Saudi ministry says Eid Al Adha holiday to begin next week
15 Aug 2017 Turkey Turkey agrees extra holidays to boost tourism
11 Aug 2017 Iraq Iraq announces mandatory official holiday due to heat wave
03 Aug 2017 Kenya Only August 8 gazetted as holiday, says Matiangi
03 Aug 2017 Jamaica Independence Day to be Observed on Monday August 7

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