Public Holiday News

This page lists news items related to public holidays around the world.

Keeping up to date with changes to holidays can be more difficult than you might think with events that essentially happen each year. To help keep everyone updated on public holidays news, we issue news releases in English that are not covered by other news agencies.

News Releases from

Date Country/Region News Item
29 Dec 2017 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates public holidays for 2018 announced
02 Aug 2016 La Rioja, Spain La Rioja public holidays for 2017 approved
09 Jun 2016 Russia Russia announces proposals for public holidays for 2017
22 May 2016 Mauritius Mauritius announces public holidays for 2017
13 May 2016 Indonesia Indonesia announces public holidays for 2017
26 Nov 2015 Belarus Belarus announces public holidays for 2016
12 Nov 2015 Dominican republic Dominican Republic announces public holidays for 2016
31 Oct 2015 Argentina Argentina will have 17 public holidays and 9 long weekends in 2016
13 May 2015 China China announces 3 September as a public holiday for Victory Day
14 Feb 2015 Singapore Thaipusam as public holiday

We also monitor news agencies and government websites to track changes and news affecting any public holidays around the world. Below we list the latest news items from these sources.

Latest News

Date Country/Region News Item
18 Jan 2018 Egypt Egypt's cabinet designates 25 January a national holiday to mark revolution anniversary, police day
12 Jan 2018 Nepal Govt urged to withdraw public holiday of Jan 18
12 Jan 2018 Pakistan Kashmir Solidarity Day: Government announces public holiday on February 5
11 Jan 2018 Tamil Nadu, India Pongal: Jan 12 declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu
10 Jan 2018 Libya Amazigh towns to go on public holiday to celebrate new year
09 Jan 2018 Nepal Public holiday on Paush 27th
31 Dec 2017 Maldives 31st December will be a bank holiday!
31 Dec 2017 Punjab, India Punjab declares Vaisakhi, Maha Shivratri and Guru Teg Bahadur's martyrdom public holidays
30 Dec 2017 Nepal 'Tamu Lhosar' starts today
29 Dec 2017 Philippines Duterte signs law declaring Dec. 8 national holiday

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