Bangladesh has a total of 61 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||January 1||Common local holiday|
|Bangabandhu Homecoming Day
||Thursday||January 10||Common local holiday|
||Sunday||February 10||Common local holiday|
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
||Tuesday||February 19||National holiday|
|Language Martyrs' Day
||Thursday||February 21||National holiday|
|National Flag Day
||Saturday||March 2||Common local holiday|
||Monday||March 4||Hinduism,Common local holiday|
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
|Wednesday||March 6||Common local holiday|
|Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday
||Sunday||March 17||National holiday|
||Thursday||March 21||National holiday|
||Tuesday||March 26||National holiday|
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.
|Wednesday||April 3||Common local holiday|
||Saturday||April 13||National holiday|
|Bengali New Year
||Sunday||April 14||National holiday|
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
|Thursday||April 18||Common local holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 19||Common local holiday|
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
|Saturday||April 20||Common local holiday|
||Sunday||April 21||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Sunday||April 21||Common local holiday|
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 22||Common local holiday|
||Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
||Saturday||May 18||National holiday|
||Friday||May 31||National holiday|
Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
|Sunday||June 2||National holiday|
|Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
||Friday||June 7||National holiday|
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.
|Wednesday||June 5||National holiday|
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
|July 1 Bank Holiday
||Monday||July 1||Common local holiday|
||Tuesday||July 16||National holiday|
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.
|Monday||August 12||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Day 2
||Tuesday||August 13||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Day 3
||Wednesday||August 14||National holiday|
|National Mourning Day
||Thursday||August 15||National holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Day 4
||Thursday||August 15||Common local holiday|
||Tuesday||September 10||National holiday|
||Friday||September 13||National holiday|
||Saturday||September 28||National holiday|
|First Day of Navaratri
||Tuesday||October 8||Common local holiday|
||Sunday||October 13||National holiday|
||Sunday||October 13||National holiday|
|Akhari Chahar Somba
||Wednesday||October 23||National holiday|
|Sri Shayama Puja
||Sunday||October 27||National holiday|
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
|Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
|Sunday||November 10||National holiday|
||Monday||December 9||National holiday|
||Monday||December 16||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 24||Common local holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
||Thursday||December 26||Common local holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 31||Common local holiday|