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 26 July 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: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar

Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday


Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday

Maldives: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar

Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday


Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday

Maldives: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar

Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday


Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday

Maldives: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar

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