Holiday Guide for Maldives in 2019

Maldives 2019
Maldives
2019

Maldives information

Population: 344,023
Capital: Malé
Calling Code: (960)
Time Zone: +5 UTC
Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
Language: Divehi

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Maldives List of National Holidays in Maldives in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Maldives: The first parliament sitting of the year, will be a government holiday in the Maldives

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Maldives: The Maldives government has declared April 7th as a public holiday to allow citizens time off after the Parliamentary Elections.

Worker's Day


Worker's Day

Maldives: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

First of Ramazan


First of Ramazan

Maldives: Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims fast

Eid-ul Fithr


Eid-ul Fithr

Maldives: The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Independence Day


Independence Day

Maldives: The Maldives gained independence from the British on July 26th 1965, following 77 years as a British protectorate

Independence Day Holiday


Independence Day Holiday

Maldives: As Independence Day falls on a Friday in 2019, the following Sunday has been declared a public holiday

Hajj Day


Hajj Day

Maldives: Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day before Eid al Adha. Named after the geographical area Arafa where the Prophet gave his Farewell Sermon.

Eid-ul Al'haa


Eid-ul Al'haa

Maldives: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday


Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday

Maldives: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday


Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday

Maldives: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday


Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday

Maldives: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday


Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday

Maldives: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Islamic New Year


Islamic New Year

Maldives: Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.

Qaumee Dhuvas


Qaumee Dhuvas

Maldives: Celebrates the victory of Muhammad Thakurufaanu Al Auzam over the Portuguese occupation in 1573

Victory Day


Victory Day

Maldives: Celebrates the victory over the terrorist group who tried to overthrow the government in 1988

Mawlid al-Nabi


Mawlid al-Nabi

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

Republic Day


Republic Day

Maldives: Celebrates the Maldives changing from a monarchy to a republic in 1968

The Day Maldives Embraced Islam


The Day Maldives Embraced Islam

Maldives: According to legend, the Maldives was converted to Islam in the year 1153 AD

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