Thursday, January 24, 2013

Public Holidays: Japan

Public Holidays 2013: Japan


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. The first day of January  January 1 Tuesday
2. Coming of Age Day January 14 Monday
3. Foundation Day February 11 Monday
4. Vernal Equinox March 20 Wednesday
5. Showa Day April 29 Monday
6. Constitution Day May 3 Friday
7. Greenery Day May 4 Saturday
8. Children's Day May 5 Sunday
9. Children's Day May 6 Monday
10. Marine Day July 15 Monday
11. Respect for the Aged Day September 16 Monday
12. Autumn Equinox September 23 Monday
13. Fitness Day October 14 Monday
14. Culture Day November 3 Sunday
15. Culture Day November 4 Monday
16. Labor Thanksgiving Day November 23 Saturday
17. Emperor's Birthday December 23 Monday

Public Holidays: Israel

Public Holidays 2013: Israel


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. 19th Knesset Elections January 19 Tuesday
2. Purim Bank Holiday (most of regions) February 24 Sunday
3. Purim Bank Holiday (most of regions) February 25 Monday
4. First Day of Pessah March 26 Tuesday
5. Last Day of Pessah April 1 Monday
6. Independence Day April 16 Tuesday
7. Shavuot (Pentecost) May 15 Wednesday
8. Jewish New Year - Rosh Hashanah September 5 Thursday
9. Jewish New Year - Rosh Hashanah September 6 Friday
10. Day of Atonement - Yom Kippur September 14 Saturday
11. Harvest Day - First day of Sukkot September 19 Thursday
12. Simhat Torah September 26 Thursday

Monday, January 21, 2013

Public Holidays: Iraq

Public Holidays 2013: Iraq


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. New Year's Day (Sovereignty Day) January 1 Tuesday
2. Army Day (1921) January 6 Sunday
3. Moulad (The prophet's Birthday) January 24 Thursday
4. Labour Day May 1 Wednesday
5. Republic Day July 14 Sunday
6. Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan) August 8 Thursday
7. Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan) August 9 Friday
8. National Iraqi Day October 3 Thursday
9. Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) October 15 Tuesday
10. Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) October 16 Wednesday
11. Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) October 17 Thursday
12. Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) October 18 Friday
13. Islamic New Year November 4 Monday
14. Ashura November 13 Wednesday

Public Holidays: Iran

Public Holidays 2013: Iran


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. Arba'in-e Hosseini (40th day after Ashura) January 3 Thursday
2. Death of Prophet Mohammad / Martyrdom of Imam Hasan January 11 Friday
3. Martyrdom of Imam Reza January 12 Saturday
4. Birth of Prophet Mohammad / Imam Sadegh January 29 Tuesday
5. Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution February 10 Sunday
6. Oil Nationalization Day March 20 Wednesday
7. Norooz (Persian New Year) March 21 Thursday
8. Norooz (Persian New Year) March 22 Friday
9. Norooz (Persian New Year) March 23 Saturday
10. Norooz (Persian New Year) March 24 Sunday
11. Islamic Republic Day  April 1 Monday
12. Sizdehbedar (Nature Day)  April 2 Tuesday
13. Martyrdom of Hazart Fatemesh  April 14 Sunday
14. Imam Ali's Birthday May 24 Friday
15. Demise of Imam Khomeini June 4 Tuesday
16. 15th Khordad National Uprising (1963) June 5 Wednesday
17. The Prophet's Ascension (Mabaath) June 7 Friday
18. Imam Mahdi's Birthday June 24 Monday
19. Martyrdom of Imam Ali July 30 Tuesday
20. Eid-e-Fitr (End of Ramadan) August 9 Friday
21. Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq September 2 Monday
22. Eid-e-Qorban (Feast of Sacrifice) October 16 Wednesday
23. Eid-e-Ghadir October 24 Thursday
24. Tasua November 13 Wednesday
25. Ashura (Martyrdom of Imam Hussein) November 14 Thursday
26. Arba'in-e Hosseini (40th day after Ashura) December 23 Monday
27. Death of Prophet Mohammad / Martyrdom of Imam Hasan December 31 Tuesday


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Public Holidays: Bhutan

Public Holidays 2013: Bhutan


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. Winter Solstice January 2 Wednesday
2. Traditional Day of Offering January 12 Saturday
3. Dangpa Losar (Year of the Water female Snake) February 11 Monday
4. Dangpa Losar (Year of the Water female Snake) February 12 Tuesday
5. Anniversary of His Majesty the King February 21 Thursday
6. Anniversary of His Majesty the King February 22 Friday
7. Anniversary of His Majesty the King February 23 Saturday
8. Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung  April 20 Saturday
9. 3rd Druk Gyalpo Anniversary May 2 Thursday
10. Lord Buddha's Parinirvana May 25 Saturday
11. Guru Rinpoche Birth June 18 Tuesday
12. The First Sermon of Lord Buddha July 12 Friday
13. Blessed Rainy Day September 22 Sunday
14. Dashaim October 14 Monday
15. Descending Day of Lord Buddha October 26 Saturday
16. Druk Gyalpo Coronation Anniversary November 1 Saturday
17. Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo / Constitution Day November 11 Monday
18. National Day December 17 Tuesday

Public Holidays: Bahrain

Public Holidays 2013: Bahrain


No.Holiday nameDateWeek day
1. New Year's Day January 1 Tuesday
2. Birth of the Prophet Muhammad January 24 Thursday
3. Labour Day May 1 Wednesday
4. Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) August 8 Thursday
5. Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) August 9 Friday
6. Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) August 10 Saturday
7. Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) October 15 Tuesday
8. Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) October 16 Wednesday
9. Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) October 17 Thursday
10. Al-Hijra - Islamic New Year November 4 Monday
11. Ashura Holiday November 12 Tuesday
12. Ashura Holiday November 13 Wednesday
13. National Day December 16 Monday
14. National Day December 17 Tuesday

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Public Holidays: Taiwan

Public Holidays 2013: Taiwan


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. Republic Day and New Year's Day January 1  Tuesday
2. Chinese New Year's Day February 9 Saturday
3. Chinese New Year Holiday February 10 Sunday
4. Chinese New Year Holiday February 11 Monday
5. Chinese New Year Holiday February 12 Tuesday
6. Chinese New Year Holiday February 13 Wednesday
7. Chinese New Year Holiday February 14 Thursday
8. Chinese New Year Holiday February 15 Friday
9. Chinese New Year Holiday February 16 Saturday
10. Chinese New Year Holiday February 17 Sunday
11. Peace Memorial Day February 28 Thursday
12. Children's Day and Tomb Sweeping Day April 4 Thursday
13. Tomb Sweeping Day April 5 Friday
14. Labour Day May 1 Monday
15. Dragon Boat Festival June 12 Wednesday
16. Moon Festival September 19 Thursday
17. Moon Festival September 20 Friday
18. National Day of Taiwan October 10 Thursday

Public Holidays: Sri Lanka

Public Holidays 2013: Sri Lanka


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. Tamil Thai Pongal Day January 14 Monday
2. Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday) January 25 Friday
3. Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day January 26 Saturday
4. National Day February 4 Monday
5. Nawam Full Moon Poya Day February 25 Monday
6. Mahasivarathri Day March 10 Sunday
7. Medin Full Moon Poya Day March 26 Tuesday
8. Good Friday March 29 Friday
9. Additional Half Holiday in lieu of Day Prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day falling on a Saturday April 12 Friday
10. Day Prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day April 13 Saturday
11. Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day April 14 Sunday
12. Special Bank Holiday (in lieu of Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day which falls on Sunday) April 15 ? Monday
13. Bak Full Moon Poya Day April 25 Thursday
14. May Day May 1 Wednesday
15. Additional Half Holiday in lieu of Day following Wesak Full Moon Poya Day falling on a Saturday May 23 Thursday
16. Wesak Full Moon Poya Day May 24 Friday
17. Day following Wesak Full Moon Poya Day May 25 Saturday
18. Poson Full Moon Poya Day June 23 Sunday
19. Esala Full Moon Poya Day July 22 Monday
20. Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day) August 9 Friday
21. Nikini Full Moon Poya Day August 20 Tuesday
22. Binara Full Moon Poya Day September 19 Thursday
23. Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day) Octorber 16 Wednesday
24. Vap Full Moon Poya Day October 18 Friday
25. Deepavali Festival Day November 2 Saterday
26. Il Full Moon Poya Day November 17 Sunday
27. Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day December 16 Monday
28. Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Public Holidays: Papua New Guinea

Public Holidays 2013: Papua New Guinea


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. New Year's Day January 1  Tuesday
2. Good Friday March 29 Friday
3. Easter Saturday March 30 Saturday
4. Easter Monday April 1 Monday
5. Queen's Birthday June 10 Monday
6. National Remembrace Day July 23 Tuesday
7. National Day of Repentance August 26 Monday
8. Independence Day September 16 Monday
9. Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday
10. Boxing Day December 26 Thursday

Public Holidays: New Zealand

Public Holidays 2013: New Zealand


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. New Year's Day January 1  Tuesday
2. New Year's Day January 2 Wednesday
3. Waitangi Day February 6 Wednesday
4. Good Friday March 29 Friday
5. Easter Monday April 1 Monday
6. Anzac Day April 25 Thursday
7. Queen's Birthday June 3 Monday
8. Labour Day October 28 Monday
9. Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday
10. Boxing Day December 26 Thursday


Public Holidays: Indonesia

Public Holidays 2013: Indonesia


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. New Year's Day January 1  Tuesday
2. Carnaval February 11 Monday
3. Carnaval February 12 Tuesday
4. Holy Wednesday March 27 Wednesday
5. Maundy Thursday March 28 Thursday
6. Good Friday March 29 Friday
7. Declaration of Independence April 19 Friday
8. Labor Day May 1 Wednesday
9. Battle of Carabobo Day June 24 Monday
10. Independence Day July 5 Friday
11. Birthday of Simón Bolívar July 24 Wednesday
12. Day of Indigenous Resistance October 12 Saturday
13. Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday

Public Holidays: Australia

Public Holidays 2013: Australia


No. Holiday name Date Week day
1. New Year’s Day January 1  Tuesday
2. National day of Australia January 26 Saturday
3. Australia Day (* Saturday substitute) January 28 Monday
4. Canberra Day March 11 Monday
5. Good Friday March 29 Friday
6. Easter Saturday March 30 Saturday
7. Easter Monday April 1 Monday
8. Anzac Day - Thursday 25 April April 25 Thursday
9. Queen’s Birthday - Monday 10 June June 10 Monday
10. Family and Community Day - Monday 30 September September 30 Monday
11. Labour Day - Monday 7 October October 7 Monday
12. Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday
13. Boxing Day December 26 Thursday