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We know that holiday news is always the most exciting so here’s to add to all the festive cheer for the coming year!
What Is It?
With 2019 just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your next holiday & we’ve got the full list of anticipated UAE public holiday for the coming year. The exact dates of Islamic celebrations vary every year depending on moon sighting so the below dates are only an indication of when we can expect holidays. The full list of events are as follow but note that dates are subject to change according to moon sighting.
Tuesday 1 January: New Year’s Day
Wednesday 3 April: Isra’a Wal Mi’raj (Prophet’s Ascension)
Monday 6 May: Start of Ramadan
Tuesday 4 June: Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday 11 August: Arafat (Haj) Day
Monday 12 August: Eid Al-Adha
Friday 30 August: Hijri (Islamic New Year)
Sunday 10 November: Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday
Saturday 30 November: UAE Commemoration Day
Monday 2 December: UAE National Day