Somalia Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Somalia year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year||National holiday|
|2||18 Feb, Saturday||Isra and Mi'raj||Common local holiday|
|3||21 Mar, Tuesday||March Equinox||Season|
|4||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|5||23 Apr, Sunday||Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Common local holiday|
|6||01 May, Monday||May Day||National holiday|
|7||18 May, Thursday||Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty||Common local holiday|
|8||19 May, Friday||Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty Holiday||Common local holiday|
|9||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|10||26 Jun, Monday||Independence Day||National holiday|
|11||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha||National holiday|
|12||30 Jun, Friday||Eid al-Adha Holiday||Common local holiday|
|13||01 Jul, Saturday||Republic Day||Common local holiday|
|14||19 Jul, Wednesday||Muharram||Common local holiday|
|15||28 Jul, Friday||Ashura||National holiday|
|16||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|17||27 Sep, Wednesday||The Prophet's Birthday||National holiday|
|18||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
New Year (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Isra and Mi'raj (18 Feb) : Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
March Equinox (21 Mar) : March Equinox in Somalia (Mogadishu)
Eid al-Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid al-Fitr Holiday (23 Apr) : Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a common local holiday in Somalia
May Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty (18 May) : Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty is a common local holiday in Somalia
Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty Holiday (19 May) : Restoration of Somaliland Sovereignty Holiday is a common local holiday in Somalia
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Somalia (Mogadishu)
Independence Day (26 Jun) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Somalia
Eid al-Adha (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Eid al-Adha Holiday (30 Jun) : Eid al-Adha Holiday is a common local holiday in Somalia
Republic Day (01 Jul) : Republic Day is a common local holiday in Somalia
Muharram (19 Jul) : Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Ashura (28 Jul) : Ashura is a public holiday in Somalia
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Somalia (Mogadishu)
The Prophet's Birthday (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Somalia (Mogadishu)