Public Holidays in Indonesia

Happy Holiday (Image courtesy of physiolifestudios) – Following are the national public holidays in Indonesia. Unless stated, they vary from year to year.

New Year’s Day Celebrate on 1 January
Muharram (islamic New Year) Usually late January
Imlek (Chinese New Year) National holiday in late January to early February

Good Friday Late March or early April
Paskah (Easter) Late March or early April
Nyepi (Balinese New Year) Balinese businesses close down for one day usually in April, sometime in March.

Maulud Nabi Muhammed The birthday of the Prophet Muhammed. Celebrated on one day between late March and early May
Waisak Day Marks the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. Fall in May.
Ascension of Christ May.

Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan (Independence Day) 17 August, Independence Day is a national public holiday.

Isra Miraj Nabi Muhammed Celebration of the ascension of the Prophet Muhammed. Held on one day between late August and mid-September

Idul Fitri Also known as Lebaran, this two-day national public holiday marks the end of Ramadan. Held sometime between mid-October and mid-November

Idul Adha Muslim festival held between December and january.
Hari Natal (Christmas Day) Celebrated on 25 December.

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