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
16 Mar 2018 Swaziland King Msawti 111s birthday declared public holiday
16 Mar 2018 Poland New Polish holiday to honor Poles who saved Jews in WWII
16 Mar 2018 Malaysia Ministry: Workers' Day remains a public holiday
13 Mar 2018 Liberia Double Holiday Ahead
08 Mar 2018 Latvia Russian Orthodox Christmas may be made public holiday in Latvia after all
06 Mar 2018 Zambia Government declares Friday a public holiday
06 Mar 2018 Plateau, Nigeria Buhari's visit: Plateau govt declares Thursday public holiday
02 Mar 2018 Turkey Turkey cancels ban on Women's Day celebrations in Kurdish city
01 Mar 2018 Nepal Holi, festival of colors being observed today
27 Feb 2018 South Korea National Assembly committee passes bill on reducing South Korea's working hours

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