Public Holidays in Malawi in 2018

Malawi Upcoming Holidays in Malawi

Martyrs' Day
Martyrs' Day

3 March 2018 This National holiday is in 14 days. Honors the political heroes who gave their lives in the struggle against British coloni...

Martyrs' Day Holiday
Martyrs' Day Holiday

5 March 2018 This National holiday is in 16 days. Monday is a Public Holiday as Martyrs' Day falls on a Saturday in 2018

Good Friday
Good Friday

30 March 2018 This National holiday is in 41 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Malawi List of national public holidays of Malawi in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday January 15 John Chilembwe Day 15 January or following Monday
Saturday March 03 Martyrs' Day 3 March or following Monday
Monday March 05 Martyrs' Day Holiday Holiday as Martyr's Day falls on a Saturday in 2018
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
Monday May 14 Kamuzu Day 14 May or following Monday
Friday June 15 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Friday July 06 Independence Day 6 July or following Monday
Monday October 15 Mother's Day World Rural Women's Day
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Boxing Day


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  • If the date falls on a weekend, the holiday is observed on the following Monday.

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