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Below is a sample list of the most recent worldwide public holidays news and updates available to the public.

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January 18, 2020 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • New Caledonia
  • New Caledonia
  • full story
  • New Caledonia 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Medef Nouvelle-Calédonie (Nouméa). The government of New Caledonia, following its earlier release of the list of non-working public holidays in New Caledonia in 2020, has released its annual expanded list of bank holidays for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • New Caledonia 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Medef Nouvelle-Calédonie (Nouméa). The government of New Caledonia, following its earlier release of the list of non-working public holidays in New Caledonia in 2020, has released its annual expanded list of bank holidays for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
  • full story
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday January 20
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, January 20, 2020, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Divina Pastora" bank holiday of Venezuela ("este lunes 20 de enero es Feriado Bancario en Venezuela"). (full story)    
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday January 20
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, January 20, 2020, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Divina Pastora" bank holiday of Venezuela ("este lunes 20 de enero es Feriado Bancario en Venezuela").    

January 17, 2020

  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic
  • full story
  • Dominican Republic Confirms 2020 Altagracia Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that, as per the current legislation on public holidays in the Dominican Republic, the upcoming "Día de la Altagracia" annual non-working public holiday would be observed, unchanged on its traditional date of January 21. (full story)    
  • Dominican Republic Confirms 2020 Altagracia Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that, as per the current legislation on public holidays in the Dominican Republic, the upcoming "Día de la Altagracia" annual non-working public holiday would be observed, unchanged on its traditional date of January 21.    
  • New Caledonia
  • New Caledonia
  • full story
  • New Caledonia 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Direction des Ressources Humaines et de la Fonction Publique de Nouvelle-Calédonie (Nouméa). The government of New Caledonia has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in New Caledonia (jours fériés chômés) for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • New Caledonia 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Direction des Ressources Humaines et de la Fonction Publique de Nouvelle-Calédonie (Nouméa). The government of New Caledonia has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in New Caledonia (jours fériés chômés) for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

January 16, 2020

  • Kosovo
  • Kosovo
  • full story
  • Kosovo 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The Kosovo Banking Association (Shoqata e Bankave të Kosovës). The Kosovo Banking Association (Shoqata e Bankave të Kosovës) has, in turn, announced its annual list of bank holidays in Kosovo for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Kosovo 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The Kosovo Banking Association (Shoqata e Bankave të Kosovës). The Kosovo Banking Association (Shoqata e Bankave të Kosovës) has, in turn, announced its annual list of bank holidays in Kosovo for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • full story
  • Western Australia 2022 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Western Australia Department of Labour Relations and Commerce (Perth). The Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has released it annual initial list of the official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of Western Australia for the calendar year 2022. (full story)    
  • Western Australia 2022 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Western Australia Department of Labour Relations and Commerce (Perth). The Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has released it annual initial list of the official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of Western Australia for the calendar year 2022.    

January 15, 2020

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • full story
  • Antigua and Barbuda 2020 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Permanent Secretary Ministry of Legal Affairs (St. John's). The Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Legal Affairs of Antigua and Barbuda has released the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Antigua and Barbuda 2020 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Permanent Secretary Ministry of Legal Affairs (St. John's). The Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Legal Affairs of Antigua and Barbuda has released the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2020 Uttarakhand Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun). The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has announced the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays, government holidays and bank holidays, in India's state of Uttarakhand for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • India 2020 Uttarakhand Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun). The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has announced the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays, government holidays and bank holidays, in India's state of Uttarakhand for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

January 14, 2020

  • Albania
  • Albania
  • full story
  • Albanian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The government of Albania has announced its annual list of the official Albanian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Albania for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Albanian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The government of Albania has announced its annual list of the official Albanian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Albania for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
  • full story
  • Bolivian Extends January 22 Public Holiday
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labor, Óscar Mercado, has announced that the upcoming, January 22, annual public holiday, celebrating Evo Morales' second inauguration as President of Bolivia, would be observed by both the private and public sectors of Bolivia ("el feriado del 22 de enero, Día del Estado Plurinacional, se cumplirá tanto en el sector público como en el privado, sin excepción"). (full story)    
  • Bolivian Extends January 22 Public Holiday
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labor, Óscar Mercado, has announced that the upcoming, January 22, annual public holiday, celebrating Evo Morales' second inauguration as President of Bolivia, would be observed by both the private and public sectors of Bolivia ("el feriado del 22 de enero, Día del Estado Plurinacional, se cumplirá tanto en el sector público como en el privado, sin excepción").    
  • Finland
  • Finland
  • full story
  • Finland 2022 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Suomen Pankki - Finlands Bank (Helsinki). Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released its annual list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät), as well as related non-working public holidays in Finland for the calendar year 2022 ("National holidays when banks are closed"). (full story)    
  • Finland 2022 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Suomen Pankki - Finlands Bank (Helsinki). Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released its annual list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät), as well as related non-working public holidays in Finland for the calendar year 2022 ("National holidays when banks are closed").    
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • full story
  • South Australian 2022 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Government of South Australia SafeWork SA (Adelaide). The Government of the Australian State of South Australia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of South Australia, for the calendar year 2022, including the current status of Adelaide Cup public holiday, and the continuation of the Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve public holidays. (full story)    
  • South Australian 2022 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Government of South Australia SafeWork SA (Adelaide). The Government of the Australian State of South Australia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of South Australia, for the calendar year 2022, including the current status of Adelaide Cup public holiday, and the continuation of the Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve public holidays.    
  • Sweden
  • Sweden
  • full story
  • Sweden 2020 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm). Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Sweden 2020 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm). Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2020.    

January 13, 2020

  • Botswana
  • Botswana
  • full story
  • Botswana 2019 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Botswana Press Agency (Gaborone). The government of Botswana has released its annual list of official non-working bank holidays and public holidays in Botswana for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Botswana 2019 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Botswana Press Agency (Gaborone). The government of Botswana has released its annual list of official non-working bank holidays and public holidays in Botswana for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • full story
  • Egyptian 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo). Egypt's Central Bank has released its annual list of 2020 bank holidays in Egypt, dates when all Egyptian banks will be closed in the calendar year 2020, corresponding generally to the list of official non-working public holidays in Egypt in 2020. (full story)    
  • Egyptian 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo). Egypt's Central Bank has released its annual list of 2020 bank holidays in Egypt, dates when all Egyptian banks will be closed in the calendar year 2020, corresponding generally to the list of official non-working public holidays in Egypt in 2020.    
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
  • full story
  • Guatemalan 2020 Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales, after criticisms from the president-elect, Alejandro Giammattei, has announced that he had suspended the Government Agreement 3-2020, which grants a public sector holiday on the date of Guatemalan presidential inaugurations. (full story)    
  • Guatemalan 2020 Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales, after criticisms from the president-elect, Alejandro Giammattei, has announced that he had suspended the Government Agreement 3-2020, which grants a public sector holiday on the date of Guatemalan presidential inaugurations.    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2020 Odisha Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar). The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, has declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, on account of the upcoming Makar Sakranti holiday. (full story)    
  • India 2020 Odisha Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar). The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, has declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, on account of the upcoming Makar Sakranti holiday.    
  • Malta
  • Malta
  • full story
  • Malta 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Malta Bankers Association (Valetta). The Malta Bankers' Association has released its annual list of bank holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2020, dates when banks in Malta will be closed in addition to the 2020 general non-working public holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Malta 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Malta Bankers Association (Valetta). The Malta Bankers' Association has released its annual list of bank holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2020, dates when banks in Malta will be closed in addition to the 2020 general non-working public holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Seychelles
  • Seychelles
  • full story
  • Seychelles 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Seychelles (Victoria). The Central Bank of the Seychelles has released its annual list of the official bank holidays in the Seychelles for the calendar year 2020 as related to the list of official public holidays in the Seychelles. (full story)    
  • Seychelles 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Seychelles (Victoria). The Central Bank of the Seychelles has released its annual list of the official bank holidays in the Seychelles for the calendar year 2020 as related to the list of official public holidays in the Seychelles.    

January 12, 2020

  • Dominica
  • Dominica
  • full story
  • Dominica 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister). The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of the Dominica bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Dominica, for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Dominica 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister). The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of the Dominica bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Dominica, for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • full story
  • Kuwait Extends 2020 National Day Public Holidays
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission, concerning the upcoming National Day and Liberation Day Kuwaiti public holidays, has confirmed that "Thursday, February 27 will be considered as a holiday since it falls between a public holiday and the weekend", meaning that Kuwaiti National Day public holidays will run from Tuesday, February 25, until Saturday, February 29, 2020, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Kuwait Extends 2020 National Day Public Holidays
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission, concerning the upcoming National Day and Liberation Day Kuwaiti public holidays, has confirmed that "Thursday, February 27 will be considered as a holiday since it falls between a public holiday and the weekend", meaning that Kuwaiti National Day public holidays will run from Tuesday, February 25, until Saturday, February 29, 2020, inclusively.    

January 11, 2020

  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
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  • Kuwaiti Sultan Qaboos Mourning Public Sector Holidays January 11-12-13
    Source: Kuwait Al Youm (Kuwait Gazette). Kuwait's Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, has officially announced 3 consecutive days of public sector holidays in Kuwait, from January 11-13, 2020, to mourn the death of the Sultan of Oman, Sultan Qaboos. (full story)    
  • Kuwaiti Sultan Qaboos Mourning Public Sector Holidays January 11-12-13
    Source: Kuwait Al Youm (Kuwait Gazette). Kuwait's Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, has officially announced 3 consecutive days of public sector holidays in Kuwait, from January 11-13, 2020, to mourn the death of the Sultan of Oman, Sultan Qaboos.    
  • Oman
  • Oman
  • full story
  • Omani Sultan Qaboos Mourning Public Holidays January 12-13-14
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Following yesterday's death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman, the Diwan of Royal Court of Oman has announced a state of mourning and non-working public holidays in both the public and private sectors, for three days, January 12-13-14, 2020, with all sector's of Oman's economy returning to work on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. (full story)    
  • Omani Sultan Qaboos Mourning Public Holidays January 12-13-14
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Following yesterday's death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman, the Diwan of Royal Court of Oman has announced a state of mourning and non-working public holidays in both the public and private sectors, for three days, January 12-13-14, 2020, with all sector's of Oman's economy returning to work on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.    

January 10, 2020

  • Australia
  • Australia
  • full story
  • Australian NT 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: NT Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment (Darwin). The Government of Australia's Northern Territory has gazetted, the list of 2020 public holidays in Australia's Northern Territory. (full story)    
  • Australian NT 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: NT Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment (Darwin). The Government of Australia's Northern Territory has gazetted, the list of 2020 public holidays in Australia's Northern Territory.    
  • Cook Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • full story
  • Cook Islands 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Office of Prime Minister Organization (Avarua). The government of the Cook Islands has released it annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Cook Islands, for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Cook Islands 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Office of Prime Minister Organization (Avarua). The government of the Cook Islands has released it annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Cook Islands, for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Lithuania
  • Lithuania
  • full story
  • Lithuanian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius). The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Lithuanian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius). The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

January 9, 2020

  • Tanzania
  • Tanzania
  • full story
  • Tanzanian 2020 Bank and Public Holidays Released
    Source: Bank of Tanzania (Dar es Salaam). The Bank of Tanzania, Tanzania's Central Bank, has released its annual list of closed bank holidays in Tanzania for the calendar year 2020 in line with the official non-working public holidays of Tanzania in 2020. (full story)    
  • Tanzanian 2020 Bank and Public Holidays Released
    Source: Bank of Tanzania (Dar es Salaam). The Bank of Tanzania, Tanzania's Central Bank, has released its annual list of closed bank holidays in Tanzania for the calendar year 2020 in line with the official non-working public holidays of Tanzania in 2020.    
  • Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
  • full story
  • Vanuatu Public Holiday January 16
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The Electoral Commission of Vanuatu has a one-off electoral public holiday in SANMA province, on Thursday, January 16, 2020 ("In accordance to the Public Holiday Act, section 2 [CAP 114], the President, acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, has declared that the date, 16th January as a public holiday for all registered voters who are eligible to vote in the election of the SANMA Provincial Council"). (full story)    
  • Vanuatu Public Holiday January 16
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The Electoral Commission of Vanuatu has a one-off electoral public holiday in SANMA province, on Thursday, January 16, 2020 ("In accordance to the Public Holiday Act, section 2 [CAP 114], the President, acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, has declared that the date, 16th January as a public holiday for all registered voters who are eligible to vote in the election of the SANMA Provincial Council").    

January 8, 2020

  • Bénin
  • Bénin
  • full story
  • Benin Declares 2020 Vaudoun Public Holiday
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The Ministry of Labour of the government of Benin released a communiqué announcing that Friday, January 10, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Bénin for the traditional religions day ("A l’occasion de la fête annuelle des religions traditionnelles, la journée du vendredi 10 Janvier 2020 déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national"). (full story)    
  • Benin Declares 2020 Vaudoun Public Holiday
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The Ministry of Labour of the government of Benin released a communiqué announcing that Friday, January 10, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Bénin for the traditional religions day ("A l’occasion de la fête annuelle des religions traditionnelles, la journée du vendredi 10 Janvier 2020 déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national").    
  • Morocco
  • Morocco
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  • Morocco Amazigh Public Holiday Update
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). Morocco's Minister for Human Rights and Relations with the Parliament, El Mostafa Ramid, announced that Morocco would soon consider declaring January 13 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Morocco on the occasion of the Amazigh New Year. (full story)    
  • Morocco Amazigh Public Holiday Update
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). Morocco's Minister for Human Rights and Relations with the Parliament, El Mostafa Ramid, announced that Morocco would soon consider declaring January 13 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Morocco on the occasion of the Amazigh New Year.    

January 7, 2020

  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • full story
  • Algeria Declares Amazigh New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme administrative et du ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Sécurité sociale has announced that Sunday, January 12, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming Amenzu n Yenayer, Amazigh New Year, of the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Algeria Declares Amazigh New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme administrative et du ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Sécurité sociale has announced that Sunday, January 12, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming Amenzu n Yenayer, Amazigh New Year, of the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
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  • Bolivian Maintains January 22 Public Holiday In 2020
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of the Presidency, Yerko Núñez, has announced that the government of Bolivia would respect the upcoming, January 22, Day of the Plurinational State Foundation public holiday of Bolivia, although "The state apparatus will work that day, because the period is so short that we cannot miss a single day". (full story)    
  • Bolivian Maintains January 22 Public Holiday In 2020
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of the Presidency, Yerko Núñez, has announced that the government of Bolivia would respect the upcoming, January 22, Day of the Plurinational State Foundation public holiday of Bolivia, although "The state apparatus will work that day, because the period is so short that we cannot miss a single day".    
  • Mongolia
  • Mongolia
  • full story
  • Mongolia 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Montsame Agency (Ulaanbaatar). The Mongolian government has released the list of 2020 public holidays to be observed in Mongolia during the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Mongolia 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Montsame Agency (Ulaanbaatar). The Mongolian government has released the list of 2020 public holidays to be observed in Mongolia during the calendar year 2020.    
  • Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
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  • Vanuatu Public Holiday March 19
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). Acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, and in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under section 21 of the Representation of the People Act [CAP 146], Vanuatu's President, Obed Moses Tallis, has declared Thursday, March 19, 2020, as a one-off electoral public holiday in Vanuatu "to allow eligible voters to cast their votes". (full story)    
  • Vanuatu Public Holiday March 19
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). Acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, and in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under section 21 of the Representation of the People Act [CAP 146], Vanuatu's President, Obed Moses Tallis, has declared Thursday, March 19, 2020, as a one-off electoral public holiday in Vanuatu "to allow eligible voters to cast their votes".    

January 6, 2020

  • Maldives
  • Maldives
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  • Maldives 2020 Presidential Address Public Holiday February 3
    Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release (Male). The Maldives President’s Office Spokesperson, Ibrahim Hoodh, has announced that President Ibrahim Mohamed Salih had declared Monday, February 3, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Maldives, on account of the opening ceremony of parliament's new term for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Maldives 2020 Presidential Address Public Holiday February 3
    Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release (Male). The Maldives President’s Office Spokesperson, Ibrahim Hoodh, has announced that President Ibrahim Mohamed Salih had declared Monday, February 3, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Maldives, on account of the opening ceremony of parliament's new term for the calendar year 2020.    

January 5, 2020

  • Bermuda
  • Bermuda
  • full story
  • Bermuda 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton). The government of Bermuda, has released its list of official non-working public holidays in Bermuda for the calendar year 2022. (full story)    
  • Bermuda 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton). The government of Bermuda, has released its list of official non-working public holidays in Bermuda for the calendar year 2022.    
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
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  • Ghana 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra). The Ministry of Interior of Ghana's government has published the list of official non-working lay and religious non-working public holidays in Ghana for the calendar year 2020 ("Statutory Public Holidays And Commemorative Days In The Republic Of Ghana For The Year 2020"). (full story)    
  • Ghana 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra). The Ministry of Interior of Ghana's government has published the list of official non-working lay and religious non-working public holidays in Ghana for the calendar year 2020 ("Statutory Public Holidays And Commemorative Days In The Republic Of Ghana For The Year 2020").    
  • India
  • India
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  • India 2020 Goa Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Goa (Panaji). The Government of India's state of Goa has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Goa for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • India 2020 Goa Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Goa (Panaji). The Government of India's state of Goa has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Goa for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Mozambique
  • Mozambique
  • full story
  • Mozambique 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's government has released the list of 2020 public holidays in Mozambique. (full story)    
  • Mozambique 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's government has released the list of 2020 public holidays in Mozambique.    
  • Seychelles
  • Seychelles
  • full story
  • Seychelles 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Seychelles (Victoria). The Department of Public Administration of the government of the Seychelles has released the list of the official public holidays in the Seychelles for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Seychelles 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Seychelles (Victoria). The Department of Public Administration of the government of the Seychelles has released the list of the official public holidays in the Seychelles for the calendar year 2020.    
  • USA (United States)
  • USA (United States)
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  • USA Bank Holidays 2024 Announced
    Source: The Federal Reserve System (Washington DC). The US Federal Reserve has announced the list of USA bank holidays when the US banks and financial markets will be closed for the calendar year 2024. (full story)    
  • USA Bank Holidays 2024 Announced
    Source: The Federal Reserve System (Washington DC). The US Federal Reserve has announced the list of USA bank holidays when the US banks and financial markets will be closed for the calendar year 2024.    

January 4, 2020

  • Denmark
  • Denmark
  • full story
  • Denmark 2021 Bank Holidays Released
    Source: Danmarks Nationalbanken (Copenhagen). Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released its annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2021. (full story)    
  • Denmark 2021 Bank Holidays Released
    Source: Danmarks Nationalbanken (Copenhagen). Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released its annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2021.    
  • Laos
  • Laos
  • full story
  • Laos 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Ventiane). The Prime Minister’s Office of the government of Laos has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Laos for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Laos 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Ventiane). The Prime Minister’s Office of the government of Laos has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Laos for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Lebanon
  • Lebanon
  • full story
  • Lebanon 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Banque du Liban (Beirut). The Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) has announced its annual list of non-working bank holidays in Lebanon for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Lebanon 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Banque du Liban (Beirut). The Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) has announced its annual list of non-working bank holidays in Lebanon for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
  • full story
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday January 6
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, January 6, 2020, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "celebración del Día de Reyes" bank holiday of Venezuela ("El lunes 6 de enero de 2020 los bancos permanecerán cerrados"). (full story)    
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday January 6
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, January 6, 2020, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "celebración del Día de Reyes" bank holiday of Venezuela ("El lunes 6 de enero de 2020 los bancos permanecerán cerrados").    

January 3, 2020

  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
  • full story
  • Bolivian Cancellation Of January 22 Public Holiday Update
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labor, Óscar Mercado, has indicated that cancelling the January 22, annual public holiday, celebrating Evo Morales' second inauguration as President of Bolivia, was not a priority ("por ahora no es prioridad, el análisis sobre si se suspenderá o se dará continuidad el feriado del 22 de enero, día que se festeja la fundación del Estado Plurinacional"). (full story)    
  • Bolivian Cancellation Of January 22 Public Holiday Update
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labor, Óscar Mercado, has indicated that cancelling the January 22, annual public holiday, celebrating Evo Morales' second inauguration as President of Bolivia, was not a priority ("por ahora no es prioridad, el análisis sobre si se suspenderá o se dará continuidad el feriado del 22 de enero, día que se festeja la fundación del Estado Plurinacional").    
  • Brazil
  • Brazil
  • full story
  • Brazil 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Ministério do Planejamento Orçamento e Gestão (Brasilia). The Federal Government of Brazil, through its Ministério do Planejamento, Desenvolvimento e Gestão, has gazetted the annual list of the official Brazilian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2020 (PORTARIA 679 ME, DE 30-12-2019 (DO-U, Edição Extra, de 31-12-2019)). (full story)    
  • Brazil 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Ministério do Planejamento Orçamento e Gestão (Brasilia). The Federal Government of Brazil, through its Ministério do Planejamento, Desenvolvimento e Gestão, has gazetted the annual list of the official Brazilian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2020 (PORTARIA 679 ME, DE 30-12-2019 (DO-U, Edição Extra, de 31-12-2019)).    
  • Panama
  • Panama
  • full story
  • Panama 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Banco Nacional de Panamá (Panama City). The Banco Nacional de Panamá ("Entidad regulada y supervisada por la Superintendencia de Bancos de Panamá") has released its annual list of bank holidays and public holidays in Panama for the calendar year 2020 ("Días feriados no laborables de la red ACH"). (full story)    
  • Panama 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Banco Nacional de Panamá (Panama City). The Banco Nacional de Panamá ("Entidad regulada y supervisada por la Superintendencia de Bancos de Panamá") has released its annual list of bank holidays and public holidays in Panama for the calendar year 2020 ("Días feriados no laborables de la red ACH").    
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • full story
  • Trinidad and Tobago 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its official list of Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and of non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Trinidad and Tobago 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its official list of Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and of non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for the calendar year 2020.    

January 2, 2020

  • Cape Verde
  • Cape Verde
  • full story
  • Cape Verde 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletim Oficial (República de Cabo Verde). The government of Cape Verde has released the list of official public holidays in Cabo Verde in the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Cape Verde 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletim Oficial (República de Cabo Verde). The government of Cape Verde has released the list of official public holidays in Cabo Verde in the calendar year 2020.    
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • full story
  • Cuban 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba (Granma). The Cuban government has released the up-to-date list of annual non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2020, based on "artículo 96 de la Ley 116 del Código de Trabajo". (full story)    
  • Cuban 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba (Granma). The Cuban government has released the up-to-date list of annual non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2020, based on "artículo 96 de la Ley 116 del Código de Trabajo".    
  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic
  • full story
  • Dominican Republic Confirms 2020 Reyes Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that, as per the current legislation on public holidays in the Dominican Republic, the upcoming "Día de los Santos Reyes" annual non-working public holiday would be observed, unchanged on its traditional date of January 6. (full story)    
  • Dominican Republic Confirms 2020 Reyes Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that, as per the current legislation on public holidays in the Dominican Republic, the upcoming "Día de los Santos Reyes" annual non-working public holiday would be observed, unchanged on its traditional date of January 6.    

January 1, 2020

  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
  • full story
  • Bolivian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Jeanine Áñez administration has issued a communique containing the dates of the annual non-working public holidays in Bolivia for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Bolivian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Jeanine Áñez administration has issued a communique containing the dates of the annual non-working public holidays in Bolivia for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Togo
  • Togo
  • full story
  • Togolese Public Holidays January 2
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). Earlier today, the government of Togo issued a communiqué announcing that Monday, January 2, 2017, had been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Togo ("la journée du jeudi 02 janvier 2020 est déclarée fériée, chômée, et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national pour fêter dignement le nouvel an"). (full story)    
  • Togolese Public Holidays January 2
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). Earlier today, the government of Togo issued a communiqué announcing that Monday, January 2, 2017, had been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Togo ("la journée du jeudi 02 janvier 2020 est déclarée fériée, chômée, et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national pour fêter dignement le nouvel an").    

December 31, 2019

  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
  • full story
  • Bahrain Western New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday, January 1, 2020, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Western New Year 2020 public holiday of Bahrain. (full story)    
  • Bahrain Western New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday, January 1, 2020, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Western New Year 2020 public holiday of Bahrain.    

December 30, 2019

  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • full story
  • Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christmas Public Holiday January 7
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egypt’s Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, has announced that Tuesday, January 7, 2020, had been declared as a paid non-working official public holiday in Egypt for employees of the country’s private and public sectors, to mark Coptic Orthodox Christmas. (full story)    
  • Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christmas Public Holiday January 7
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egypt’s Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, has announced that Tuesday, January 7, 2020, had been declared as a paid non-working official public holiday in Egypt for employees of the country’s private and public sectors, to mark Coptic Orthodox Christmas.    
  • Mozambique
  • Mozambique
  • full story
  • Mozambique 2019 Year-End Public Holiday
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS) has announced that Tuesday, December 31, 2019, would be a half-day non-working public sector holidays in Mozambique. (full story)    
  • Mozambique 2019 Year-End Public Holiday
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS) has announced that Tuesday, December 31, 2019, would be a half-day non-working public sector holidays in Mozambique.    
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • full story
  • St. Kitts and Nevis Year-End 2019-2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre). The Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has announced 2 public holidays in St. Kitts and Nevis on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, and Thursday, January 2, 2020. (full story)    
  • St. Kitts and Nevis Year-End 2019-2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre). The Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has announced 2 public holidays in St. Kitts and Nevis on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, and Thursday, January 2, 2020.    
  • Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
  • full story
  • Vanuatu Rules-Out January 2 Public Holiday
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The Office of the President of Vanuatu has issued a statement, once again ruling-out the declaration of Thursday, January 2, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Vanuatu ("The office of president has not received any request from the national government to declare Thursday as public holiday. Therefore Thursday is not a public holiday"). (full story)    
  • Vanuatu Rules-Out January 2 Public Holiday
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The Office of the President of Vanuatu has issued a statement, once again ruling-out the declaration of Thursday, January 2, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Vanuatu ("The office of president has not received any request from the national government to declare Thursday as public holiday. Therefore Thursday is not a public holiday").    

December 29, 2019

  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
  • full story
  • Bahrain 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA). Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank holidays and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Bahrain 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA). Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank holidays and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Myanmar
  • Myanmar
  • full story
  • Myanmar 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Yangoon). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of Myanmar has announced its annual list of the dates of the official Myanmar bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Myanmar for the upcoming calendar year 2020, taking into account last summer's amendments to the rules governing the public holidays on Myanmar. (full story)    
  • Myanmar 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Yangoon). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of Myanmar has announced its annual list of the dates of the official Myanmar bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Myanmar for the upcoming calendar year 2020, taking into account last summer's amendments to the rules governing the public holidays on Myanmar.    
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • full story
  • UAE New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE has announced that Wednesday, January 1, 2020, had been declared a non-working public holiday in the UAE for both the public and private sectors. (full story)    
  • UAE New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE has announced that Wednesday, January 1, 2020, had been declared a non-working public holiday in the UAE for both the public and private sectors.    

December 28, 2019

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH)
  • full story
  • Bosnian New Year 2020 Public Holidays January 1-2
    Source: Federacija Bosna i Hercegovina News (Sarajevo). The Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) has announced that, as per the federal Law on Public Holidays of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the annual, 2-day, New Year, non-working public holidays of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, will run from Wednesday, January 1, until Thursday, January 2, 2020 ("Employers, institutions, administrative bodies and other legal entities are not working during these holidays"). (full story)    
  • Bosnian New Year 2020 Public Holidays January 1-2
    Source: Federacija Bosna i Hercegovina News (Sarajevo). The Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) has announced that, as per the federal Law on Public Holidays of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the annual, 2-day, New Year, non-working public holidays of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, will run from Wednesday, January 1, until Thursday, January 2, 2020 ("Employers, institutions, administrative bodies and other legal entities are not working during these holidays").    
  • Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
  • full story
  • Costa Rican 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). Costa Rica's Ministry of Labour (Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social - MTSS) has released the annual list of official non-working public holiday in Costa Rica for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Costa Rican 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). Costa Rica's Ministry of Labour (Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social - MTSS) has released the annual list of official non-working public holiday in Costa Rica for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • full story
  • Ghana Declares January 7 Public Holiday
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's Minister for Interior, Ambrose Dery, has declared Tuesday, January 7, 2020, as a non-working public holiday in Ghana ("The general is hereby informed that Tuesday, 7th January 2020 which marks Constitution Day, is a statutory public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country"). (full story)    
  • Ghana Declares January 7 Public Holiday
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's Minister for Interior, Ambrose Dery, has declared Tuesday, January 7, 2020, as a non-working public holiday in Ghana ("The general is hereby informed that Tuesday, 7th January 2020 which marks Constitution Day, is a statutory public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country").    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2020 Jammu and Kashmir Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar). The Government of India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2020, with its release, yesterday, by the General Administration Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, of the "Holidays to be observed throughout the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir during the Calendar year 2020". (full story)    
  • India 2020 Jammu and Kashmir Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar). The Government of India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2020, with its release, yesterday, by the General Administration Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, of the "Holidays to be observed throughout the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir during the Calendar year 2020".    
  • Taiwan
  • Taiwan
  • full story
  • Taiwan Public Holiday January 11
    Source: Taiwan Central Personnel Administration (Taipei). Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) has declared Saturday, January 11, 2020, as a one-off non-working Taiwanese public holiday, on account of Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections, being held on that date. (full story)    
  • Taiwan Public Holiday January 11
    Source: Taiwan Central Personnel Administration (Taipei). Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) has declared Saturday, January 11, 2020, as a one-off non-working Taiwanese public holiday, on account of Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections, being held on that date.    

December 27, 2019

  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India Madhya Pradesh Amends 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal). The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has announced that, from 2020 onward, it would observe an annual non-working public holiday in Madhya Pradesh on August 9, on account of the annual World Tribal Day. (full story)    
  • India Madhya Pradesh Amends 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal). The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has announced that, from 2020 onward, it would observe an annual non-working public holiday in Madhya Pradesh on August 9, on account of the annual World Tribal Day.    
  • Morocco
  • Morocco
  • full story
  • Morocco 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). Morocco has released the annual list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Morocco 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). Morocco has released the annual list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

December 26, 2019

  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • full story
  • Algerian Western New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme administrative et du ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Sécurité sociale has announced that Wednesday, January 1, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming Western New Year of the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Algerian Western New Year 2020 Public Holiday
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme administrative et du ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Sécurité sociale has announced that Wednesday, January 1, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming Western New Year of the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Chile
  • Chile
  • full story
  • Chile Bank Holiday December 31
    Source: Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras (SBIF). Chile's Banking Association, the Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras (SBIF) has issued a communique declaring December 31, 2019, as a bank holiday in Chile ("de acuerdo a lo dispuesto en el artículo 38 de la Ley General de Bancos, el 31 de diciembre de cada año los bancos no atenderán al público"). (full story)    
  • Chile Bank Holiday December 31
    Source: Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras (SBIF). Chile's Banking Association, the Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras (SBIF) has issued a communique declaring December 31, 2019, as a bank holiday in Chile ("de acuerdo a lo dispuesto en el artículo 38 de la Ley General de Bancos, el 31 de diciembre de cada año los bancos no atenderán al público").    
  • Colombia
  • Colombia
  • full story
  • Colombian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Presidencia de la República (Bogota). The government of Colombia has confirmed the list of non-working public holidays to be observed in Colombia during the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Colombian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Presidencia de la República (Bogota). The government of Colombia has confirmed the list of non-working public holidays to be observed in Colombia during the calendar year 2020.    

December 25, 2019

  • Albania
  • Albania
  • full story
  • Albania Declares January 3 Public Holiday
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The government of Albania, during its cabinet meeting of December 24, decided to declare Friday, January 3, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Albania. (full story)    
  • Albania Declares January 3 Public Holiday
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The government of Albania, during its cabinet meeting of December 24, decided to declare Friday, January 3, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Albania.    
  • Nepal
  • Nepal
  • full story
  • Nepal Rules-Out Eclipse December 26 Public Holiday
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) of the Government of Nepal has announced that it had decided not to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Nepal on Thursday, December 26, 2019, on account of that day's ring of fire annular solar eclipse which will be visible in Nepal on Thursday, December 26, 2019. (full story)    
  • Nepal Rules-Out Eclipse December 26 Public Holiday
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) of the Government of Nepal has announced that it had decided not to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Nepal on Thursday, December 26, 2019, on account of that day's ring of fire annular solar eclipse which will be visible in Nepal on Thursday, December 26, 2019.    
  • Transdniestria (PMR)
  • Transdniestria (PMR)
  • full story
  • Transdniestrian 2019 Public Holidays Extended
    Source: Interfax (Tiraspol). The Government of Transdniestria has announced that it had declared Tuesday, December 31, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Transdniestria (PMR), leading to a total of 8 consecutive days off for the new year 2020. (full story)    
  • Transdniestrian 2019 Public Holidays Extended
    Source: Interfax (Tiraspol). The Government of Transdniestria has announced that it had declared Tuesday, December 31, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Transdniestria (PMR), leading to a total of 8 consecutive days off for the new year 2020.    
  • Tunisia
  • Tunisia
  • full story
  • Tunisian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The government of Tunisia has released its official list of official annual non-working public holidays in Tunisia for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Tunisian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The government of Tunisia has released its official list of official annual non-working public holidays in Tunisia for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

December 24, 2019

  • Gabon
  • Gabon
  • full story
  • Gabonese Public Holiday December 25
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé du Dialogue social, has announced that Wednesday, December 25, 2019, Christmas Day, would be a non-working public holiday throughout the territory of the Gabon. (full story)    
  • Gabonese Public Holiday December 25
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé du Dialogue social, has announced that Wednesday, December 25, 2019, Christmas Day, would be a non-working public holiday throughout the territory of the Gabon.    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2019 Odisha Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar). The Government of the Government of India's state of Odisha has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Thursday, December 26, 2019, on account of the upcoming Ring Of Fire Solar Eclipse which is expected to be well visible from Odisha state on that day. (full story)    
  • India 2019 Odisha Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar). The Government of the Government of India's state of Odisha has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Thursday, December 26, 2019, on account of the upcoming Ring Of Fire Solar Eclipse which is expected to be well visible from Odisha state on that day.    
  • Sudan
  • Sudan
  • full story
  • Sudan Declares Decemer 25 Public Holiday
    Source: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan (Khartoum). Sudan's Religion Affairs and Endowments Minister, Nasraddeen Mufreh, has announced that the cabinet of ministers, of the Sudanese transitional government, had approved the declaration of Christmas Day, on December 25, as an official public holiday in the Sudan. (full story)    
  • Sudan Declares Decemer 25 Public Holiday
    Source: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan (Khartoum). Sudan's Religion Affairs and Endowments Minister, Nasraddeen Mufreh, has announced that the cabinet of ministers, of the Sudanese transitional government, had approved the declaration of Christmas Day, on December 25, as an official public holiday in the Sudan.    

December 23, 2019

  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2020 Punjab Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Punjab (Chandigarh). The Government of India's state of Punjab has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • India 2020 Punjab Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Government of Punjab (Chandigarh). The Government of India's state of Punjab has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • Libya
  • Libya
  • full story
  • Libyan Public Holiday December 24
    Source: The Interim Transitional National Council (Tripoli). The presidential council of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) has announced that Tuesday, December 24, 2019, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Libya to mark Libya's 68th Independence Day. (full story)    
  • Libyan Public Holiday December 24
    Source: The Interim Transitional National Council (Tripoli). The presidential council of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) has announced that Tuesday, December 24, 2019, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Libya to mark Libya's 68th Independence Day.