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Worldwide Public Holidays News and Updates July 2017

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This monthly recap of July 2017 worldwide public holidays news and updates, covering all the countries of the world, is based on our daily review of hundreds of on-line newspapers, government sites, and institutional sources, and over a decade of experience following worldwide public holidays, to place current events in context, and anticipate on possible future changes.

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Date

Country

News Item Summary

31-Jul-2017

Iran

Iranian Public Holiday August 5 (Source: Islamic Republic News Agency-Tehran) - Summary: The government of Iran has declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Iran on Saturday, August 5, 2017, on the day of the upcoming inauguration of president Hassan Rouhani in the Majlis. Links: full story and other Iran news and updates.

31-Jul-2017

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan August 2017 Public Holidays (Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua-MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its General Secretary, José León Arguello, has issued a communiqué announcing Tuesday, August 1, and Thursday, August 10, 2017, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("los días uno y 10 de agosto del año en curso, son asueto remunerado para todos los trabajadores que laboran exclusivamente en el municipio de Managua") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua. Links: full story and other Nicaragua news and updates.

30-Jul-2017

Spain

Spain 2017 Aragon Public Holidays Gazetted (Source: Gobierno de Aragón-Zaragoza) - Summary: The government of Spain's autonomous region of Aragon has gazetted (BOA de 28 de julio de 2017) its previously-announced annual list of regional non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

29-Jul-2017

Monaco

Monaco Public Holiday August 15 (Source: Bulletin Officiel de la Principauté-Monaco) - Summary: Monaco's State Ministry has published the Circulaire n° 2017-7 which declares August 15, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Monaco. Links: full story and other Monaco news and updates.

28-Jul-2017

Spain

Spain 2018 Valencia Public Holidays Approved (Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana-Valencia) - Summary: The Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana has approved its previously-announced annual official calendar of non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia ("calendario laboral en toda la Comunidad Valenciana") for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

27-Jul-2017

Luxembourg

Luxemburg 2018 Bank Holidays Announced (Source: Luxemburger Bankenvereinigung-Luxemburg) - Summary: The Luxembourg Bankers' Association (Luxemburger Bankenvereinigung) has issued its annual list of official bank holidays in Luxembourg for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Luxembourg news and updates.

26-Jul-2017

Slovakia

Slovakian 2018 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) - Summary: The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of 2018 Slovakian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Slovakia news and updates.

25-Jul-2017

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan 2018 Poya Public Holidays Confirmed (Source: The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka-Colombo) - Summary: At a media briefing held at the Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs, Sri Lanka's Minister of Home Affairs, Vajira Abeywardene, categorically stated that the previously-released list of Sri Lankan Poya Days in 2018, and related public holidays in Sri Lanka, was "100 percent accurate". Links: full story and other Sri Lanka news and updates.

25-Jul-2017

The Gambia

Gambia 2017 Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Announced (Source: The Point Newspaper-Banjul) - Summary: The government of the Gambia has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) would be Saturday, September 2, 2017. Links: full story and other The Gambia news and updates.

24-Jul-2017

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan 2018 Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka-Colombo) - Summary: Sri Lanka's Minister of Home Affairs, Wajira Abeyawardena, has published in the "Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka", the official list of annual Sri Lankan public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Sri Lanka news and updates.

24-Jul-2017

Spain

Spain 2018 Balears Public Holidays Approved (Source: Dirección General de Trabajo Y Salud Laboral-Govern de les Illes Balears) - Summary: The spokesperson for the Consell de Govern of Spain's autonomous region of the Balears, Pilar Costa, has announced that the Consell de Govern had approved its official annual calendar of 2018 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral). Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

23-Jul-2017

Bhutan

Bhutanese Public Holiday July 27 (Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan-Thimphu) - Summary: The Royal Civil Service Commission of the Government of Bhutan has announced that Thursday, July 27, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Bhutan on the occasion of the upcoming annual Bhutanese non-working public holiday for the Drukpa Tshe Zhi (First Sermon of Lord Buddha). Links: full story and other Bhutan news and updates.

22-Jul-2017

Spain

Spain 2018 Aragon Public Holidays Announced (Source: Gobierno de Aragón-Zaragoza) - Summary: The government of Spain's autonomous region of Aragon has announced the annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Aragon ("fiestas laborales, de carácter retribuido y no recuperables e inhábiles, para el año 2018 en la comunidad") for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

21-Jul-2017

Romania

Romanian Public Holiday August 14 (Source: Mediafax-Bucharest) - Summary: The Romanian Government has announced that Monday, August 14, 2017, had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the August 15 public holiday with the preceding weekend. Links: full story and other Romania news and updates.

20-Jul-2017

Venezuela

Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24 (Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario-Sudeban) - Summary: The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, July 24, 2017, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio del Libertador" public holiday of Venezuela. Links: full story and other Venezuela news and updates.

19-Jul-2017

Philippines

Philippines 2018 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines-Manila) - Summary: Earlier today, Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, signed Proclamation No. 269, s. 2017, which lists the annual special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Philippines news and updates.

18-Jul-2017

East Timor

Timor Leste Public Holiday July 21 (Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste-Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste announced that it had once again decided to grant additional day-off public sector holidays in Timor Leste ("toleránsia pontu iha loron 21 fulan-jullu ") on July 21, 2017, "due the parliamentary election to be conducted on the 22nd July". Links: full story and other East Timor news and updates.

17-Jul-2017

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani Eid al-Adha 2017 Public Holidays (Source: Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers-Baku) - Summary: Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring September 1 to 5, 2017, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) annual public holidays in Azerbaijan. Links: full story and other Azerbaijan news and updates.

16-Jul-2017

Kuwait

Kuwait New Labour Law Takes Effect (Source: Kuwait Al Youm-Kuwait Gazette) - Summary: The Kuwaiti amended Private Sector Labor Law took effect this week after its publication in the official gazette following the approval by the National Assembly of an amendment linking, or rather unlinking, annual leave days, the weekends, and public holidays in Kuwait. Links: full story and other Kuwait news and updates.

16-Jul-2017

Armenia

Armenian Rules-Out July 24 Public Holiday (Source: Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) - Summary: The Government of Armenia, has announced that, for the second year in a row, there would be no non-working public holiday in Armenia, on account of the upcoming Vardavar (Transfiguration) feast, on Monday, July 24, 2017. Links: full story and other Armenia news and updates.

15-Jul-2017

Peru

Peruvian July 27 Public Holiday Clarified (Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano-Lima) - Summary: The Peruvian government has issued guidelines for the private sector concerning the upcoming voluntary public holiday of Thursday, July 27, 2017. Links: full story and other Peru news and updates.

14-Jul-2017

Oman

Omani 2017 Renaissance Public Holiday July 23 (Source: Oman News Agency-Muscat) - Summary: Omani authorities have announced similar dates for the upcoming 2017 Blessed Renaissance Day non-working public holidays in Oman, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman. Links: full story and other Oman news and updates.

13-Jul-2017

Malaysia

Malaysian Agong Public Holiday Moved Again (Source: Bernama News Agency-Petaling Jaya) - Summary: A statement issued by the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department has announced that the Malaysian annual non-working public holiday for the the official birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, would be moved, once again, this time to September 9, 2017. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

12-Jul-2017

Bolivia

Bolivian Public Holidays July 16-17 (Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información-La Paz) - Summary: Bolivia's Minister of Labour, Elizabeth Molina, has issued a communiqué announcing that Monday, July 17, 2017, would be observed as an official non-working public holiday ("feriado con suspensión de actividades públicas y privadas") to commemorate the "aniversario de La Paz", which falls on a Sunday in 2017. Links: full story and other Bolivia news and updates.

11-Jul-2017

Isle of Man

Isle of Man 2018 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Isle of Man Public Services-Tynwald) - Summary: The Isle of Man Treasury Finance has officially announced the actual dates of the official annual Isle of Man bank holidays and of the non-working public holidays in the Isle of Man for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Isle of Man news and updates.

10-Jul-2017

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Public Holiday July 19 (Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua-MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Wednesday, July 19, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua, but that it would not be accompanied by additional public holidays, as had been hinted at recently, and had in fact happened in previous years. Links: full story and other Nicaragua news and updates.

9-Jul-2017

Spain

Spain 2018 Balears Public Holidays Announced (Source: Dirección General de Trabajo Y Salud Laboral-Govern de les Illes Balears) - Summary: The Consell de Govern of Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (ámbito autonómico de las Islas Baleares) has announced its official annual calendar of 2018 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral). Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

9-Jul-2017

Israel

Israel 2018 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Bank of Israel-BOI) - Summary: The Bank of Israel has released the official list of the days in 2018 which will be observed as bank and public holidays in Israel, as part of its annual announcement of the "List of days in 2018 apart from Saturdays, which will be observed as Bank and Public Holidays in Israel". Links: full story and other Israel news and updates.

8-Jul-2017

Spain

Spain 2018 Galicia Public Holidays Announced (Source: Diario Oficial de Galicia-DOG) - Summary: The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia (Consejo de la Xunta de Galicia) has published its annual official list of regional public holidays ("calendario laboral") in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

7-Jul-2017

South Korea

South Korea Public Holiday October 2 (Source: Yonhap News Agency-Seoul) - Summary: The Government of South Korea decided to declare Monday, October 2, 2017, as a one-off (temporary) non-working public holiday in South Korea, to link the annual Chuseok South Korean public holiday with the preceding weekend and thus create a 9-day period of South Korean non-working public holidays and boost the economy. Links: full story and other South Korea news and updates.

6-Jul-2017

India

Indian Telangana Moves Bonalu Public Holiday (Source: Government of Telangana-Hyderabad) - Summary: The Government of India's State of Telangana has amended the terms of the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the calendar year 2017, by moving the Bonalu public holiday from Monday, July 10, 2017, to Monday, July 17, 2017. Links: full story and other India news and updates.

5-Jul-2017

Paraguay

Paraguay August 15 Public Holiday Maintained (Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay-Asunción) - Summary: The Paraguayan head of presidential decrees, Edgar Rodas, has released another communique confirming that, notwithstanding the Decreto Presidencial N° 9393, the upcoming Día de la fundación de Asunción Paraguayan annual non-working public holiday would remain on its set date of Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Links: full story and other Paraguay news and updates.

4-Jul-2017

Mongolia

Mongolia Naadam Public Holidays To Begin On July 10 (Source: Montsame Agency-Ulaanbaatar) - Summary: Earlier today, the Cabinet of the Government of Mongolia announced that the upcoming Naadam 2017 non-working public holidays in Mongolia would begin on Monday, July 10, 2017, instead of July 11. Links: full story and other Mongolia news and updates.

3-Jul-2017

Turkey

Turkey July 15 Public Holiday Confirmed (Source: Hürriyet Daily News-Istanbul) - Summary: Turkey's official government website has added the new July 15 "National Day Of Democracy And The Union" to its list of official non-working public holidays in Turkey for the years 2017-2022. Links: full story and other Turkey news and updates.

2-Jul-2017

Algeria

Algerian Public Holiday July 5 (Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique-Algiers) - Summary: The Algerian government, through its Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale has announced that Wednesday, July 5th, 2017, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée chômée et payée"), on account of the upcoming "célébration du 55ème anniversaire de la fête de l'indépendance nationale". Links: full story and other Algeria news and updates.

1-Jul-2017

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday October 13 Official (Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal-Port of Spain) - Summary: The President of Trinidad and Tobago, Anthony Carmona, has made the appointment of a one-off national non-working public holiday, on Friday, October 13, 2017, in honour of the First Peoples of Trinidad and "in recognition of their contribution to the islands", under section 4(1) of the Public Holidays and Festivals Act. Links: full story and other Trinidad and Tobago news and updates.

1-Jul-2017

Venezuela

Venezuelan 2018 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays (Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario-Sudeban) - Summary: The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2018 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Venezuela news and updates.


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