Celebrations in Indonesia

There are many days were on holiday celebration in Indonesia. There are four sorts of occasions in Indonesia: religious, national, worldwide and memorial. Ones that are assigned tanggal merah (actually red date, or a date that is assigned in red on a datebook) imply national occasions when government business locales, schools, banks, and most organizations are shut.

A considerable lot of the dates of religious occasions change from year to year, as they are focused around different datebooks. For instance, the Muslim occasions are focused around the Islamic or Jihriah schedule, which is 10 to 11 days shorter than the Roman timetable consistently. Different occasions, for example, Easter, Chinese New Year and Waisak are focused around lunar computations, as in different nations where these occasions are commended.
 Public holidays in Indonesia
Date (Gregorian Calendar)
Date (Islamic Calendar)
English Name
Local Name
1 January

New Year's Day
Tahun Baru Masehi

Rabi' al-awwal 12
Birth of the Prophet
Maulid Nabi Muhammad
Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad

Chinese New Year
Tahun Baru Imlek
1st day of 1st month of Chinese Calendar

Day of Silence
Hari Raya Nyepi (Tahun Baru Saka)
New Year of Balinese calendar

Good Friday
Wafat Yesus Kristus (Jumat Agung)
Date varies; this is the Friday before Easter Sunday, which is the first Sunday after the first Paschal Full Moon following the official vernal equinox
1 May

Labor Day


Ascension Day
Kenaikan Yesus Kristus


Buddha's Birthday
In Indonesia it is celebrated as Trisuci Waisak, to commemorate three important events in Buddhism; Buddha's birthday, enlightenment and his death. Date varies according to the Buddhist calendar

Rajab 27
Ascension of the Prophet
Isra Mi'raj Nabi Muhammad

17 August

Independence Day
Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan R.I.
Mr. Soekarno and Mr. Hatta as the proclamator

Shawwal 1-2
Day after Ramadan
Idul Fitri (Lebaran Mudik)
Date varies according to the Islamic calendar

Dhu al-Hijjah 10
Feast of the Sacrifice
Idul Adha (Lebaran Haji)
Date varies according to the Islamic calendar

Muharram 1
Islamic New Year
Tahun Baru Hijriyah
1st day of the[Muharram], the beginning of the new Islamic year
25 December

Hari Natal

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