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Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information (Kominfo) recently revealed the list of public holidays for 2020. There will be a total of 16 national holidays, and four joint days of holiday next year.
As agreed during a ministerial meeting, these dates will be as follows:
- Wednesday, 1 January – New Year’s Day
- Saturday, 25 January – Chinese New Year
- Sunday, 22 March – Isra Mi’raj of the Prophet Muhammad (Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad)
- Wednesday, 25 March – Nyepi Holy Day (Bali Hindu New Year)
- Friday, 10 April – Good Friday
- Friday, 1 May – Labour Day
- Thursday, 7 May – Waisak Day
- Thursday, 21 May – Ascension Day of Isa Al Masih (Ascension Day of Jesus Christ)
- Sunday, 24 May – Monday, 25 May – Hari Raya Idul Fitri
- Monday, 1 June – Hari Lahir Pancasila (Pancasila Day)
- Friday, 31 July – Hari Raya Idul Adha
- Monday, 17 August – Independence Day
- Thursday, 20 August – Islamic New Year
- Thursday, 29 October – Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday (Mawlid)
- Friday, 25 December – Christmas Day
Note: For those days in red, the immediate days after will be considered a joint leave for Eid al-Fitr, i.e. Friday, 22 May; Tuesday, 26 May; and Wednesday, 27 May.
Similarly, Thursday, 24 December will be a joint leave for Christmas Day.
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