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Public Holidays in Maldives in 2018

Maldives Upcoming Holidays in Maldives

Mawlid al-Nabi
Maulud Nabi

20 November 2018 This National holiday is in 4 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

The Day Maldives Embraced Islam
The Day Maldives Embraced Islam

8 December 2018 This National holiday is in 22 days. According to legend, the Maldives was converted to Islam in the year 1153 AD

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 46 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Maldives List of national public holidays of Maldives in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Tuesday May 01 Workers' Day
Wednesday May 16 First of Ramazan
Thursday May 17 Ramazan Holiday If Ramadan starts on 16 May
Friday June 15 Eid-ul Fithr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 26 Independence Day
Sunday July 29 Independence Day Holiday
Sunday August 19 Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Monday August 20 Hajj Day Arafat (Haj) Day
Tuesday August 21 Eid-ul Al'haa Sacrifice Feast
Wednesday August 22 Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Thursday August 23 Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Tuesday September 11 Islamic New Year Islamic New Year
Tuesday September 18 Public Holiday For victory in SAFF Cup
Sunday September 23 Public Holiday Presidential Elections
Saturday November 03 Victory Day
Friday November 09 Qaumee Dhuvas First day of the month of Rabi' al-awwaw
Sunday November 11 Republic Day
Tuesday November 20 Mawlid al-Nabi
Saturday December 08 The Day Maldives Embraced Islam First day of the month of Rabi' al-thani
Monday December 31 New Year's Eve Banks are closed

Key

National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • The weekend is observed on a Friday and Saturday

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