Kuwait Holidays for 2017

 Day:  Date:  Holiday:  Comments:
Sunday
 January 01
 New Years Day
 Gregorian New Year
Saturday
Februrary 25
 National Day
Marks the creation of Kuwait as a nation in 1961
Sunday
 February 26
 Liberation Day
 The End of the Gulf War in 1991 and liberation from Iraq.
 Thursday
 April 27
 Isra’a Wal Miraj
Moved from April 24th to create a long weekend
 Monday
 June 26
 Eid Al-Fatir
 End of Ramadan
 Tuesday
 June 27
 Eid Al-Fatir Holiday
 End of Ramadan
 Wednesday
 June 28
 Eid Al-Fatir Holiday
 End of Ramadan
 Thursday
August 31
 Arafat Day
 Date TBC, Arafat (Haj) Day
 Friday
September 01
 Eid Al-Adha
 Date varies on Lunar Cycle
Saturday
September 02
 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
 Date varies on Lunar Cycle
 Sunday
September 03
 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Date varies on Lunar Cycle
 Thursday
September 21
 Hijri New Year
 Islamic New Year
 Friday
December 01
 Birthday of Prophet Mohammad
 Second time in 2016 due to Lunar Cycles
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s