Sunday, January 24, 2016

What are the Official National Public Holidays in Indonesia in 2016?

The table below presents the national holidays of Indonesia for the year 2016. Dates of several holidays vary by year:
1 January
New Year's Day
First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar
8 February
Tahun Baru Imlek
Chinese New Year
9 March
Hari Raya Nyepi
New Year in Balinese Hinduism ('Day of Silence')
25 March
Good Friday
Commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ
1 May
International Labor Day
Celebration of laborers and the working classes
5 May
Ascension of Jesus
Ascension of Jesus Christ 40 days after His resurrection
6 May
Isra Mi'raj Nabi Muhammad
Ascension of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
22 May
Buddha's Birthday
4 - 8 July
Idul Fitri (Lebaran)
Islamic celebration that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan
17 August
Independence Day
Commemorating Soekarno-Hatta's Proclamation on 17 August 1945
12 September
Idul Adha
Muslim day of sacrifice
2 October
Tahun Baru Hijriyah
Islamic New Year
12 December
Maulid Nabi Muhammad
Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
26 December
Commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ

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