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
09 Jan 2019 Pakistan Pakistan public holidays for 2019
27 Dec 2018 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates New Year public holiday announced
27 Dec 2018 Ghana Constitution Day: Government declares 7th January as a public holiday
25 Dec 2018 Iraq Iraq officially makes Christmas Day a national holiday
20 Dec 2018 Nigeria FG declares Christmas and New Year public holidays
07 Dec 2018 China Chinese Public holidays for 2019 announced
17 Nov 2018 United Arab emirates UAE Cabinet approves public holidays for 47th National Day
16 Nov 2018 Nigeria FG declare Tuesday 20 November as public holiday
29 Oct 2018 Tamil Nadu, India Tamil Nadu Public holidays for 2019 announced
27 Oct 2018 Gibraltar Gibraltar Public holidays for 2019 announced

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
20 Jan 2019 Borno, Nigeria Borno declares public holiday as President Buhari visits state capital on Monday
19 Jan 2019 Assam, India Assam Government Declared Public Holiday In Council Areas
18 Jan 2019 Egypt Next Thursday paid holiday to mark 25 Jan revolution 7th anniversary, police day: Egypt PM
16 Jan 2019 Nepal Local governments announce public holiday on Maghi
15 Jan 2019 Malaysia No, no public holiday declared for Jan 31 yet
12 Jan 2019 Pakistan Govt declares 5th Feb as public holiday to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day
11 Jan 2019 Nepal Karnali Province announces public holiday on Magh 1
10 Jan 2019 Puducherry, India Govt declares public holiday on Jan 14
10 Jan 2019 Philippines Duterte declares National Bible Day a working holiday
08 Jan 2019 Tamil Nadu, India Pongal holidays: Govt offices, educational institutions to remain shut for six days in Tamil Nadu

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