Public Holidays in Brunei in 2016

Brunei List of national public holidays of Brunei in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day
Monday February 08 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday February 23 National Day Hari Nasional. Independence from the United Kingdom in 1984.
Thursday May 05 Israk Mikraj
Tuesday May 31 Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day
Monday June 06 First Day of Ramadhan
Wednesday June 22 Nuzul Al-Quran The revelation of the Quran
Thursday July 07 Hari Raya Aidil Fitri End of Ramadan
Saturday July 09 Hari Raya Aidil Fitri Holiday Probable holiday
Monday July 11 Hari Raya Aidil Fitri Holiday
Saturday July 16 H.M. The Sultan's Birthday (observed) Commemorates the birthday of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in 1946
Monday September 12 Hari Raya Aidil Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday October 02 Al-Hijra Islamic New Year
Monday December 26 Christmas Day (observed) Hari Natal


National Holiday


  • Fridays and Sundays are non working days
  • If a holiday falls on a Friday or Sunday, it will be moved to a working day

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