Holiday Guide for Fiji in 2017

Fiji 2017
Fiji
2017

Fiji information

Population: 896,444
Capital: Suva
Calling Code: (679)
Time Zone: +12 UTC
Currency: Fijian dollar
Language: English

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List of National Holidays in Fiji in 2017

New Year's Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day (in lieu)

Fiji: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Fiji: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Saturday


Easter Saturday

Fiji: Day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week. Commemorates the day that Jesus Christ's body lay in the tomb

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Fiji: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Fiji National Sports Day

 Long Weekend! 
Fiji National Sports Day

Fiji: A holiday since 2016, recognising the contribution of sport towards national development

 Constitution Day


Constitution Day

Fiji: Constitution Day is a holiday to inform people about the merits of the Constitution

Fiji Day


Fiji Day

Fiji: Fiji became an independent sovereign state on 10 October 1970 when its colonial status was removed

Diwali


Diwali

Fiji: Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Prophet Mohammed's Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
Prophet Mohammed's Birthday

Fiji: Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Muslim calendar

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

Fiji: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

Fiji: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.