Brunei Darussalam has a total of 17 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||National holiday|
|Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
|Tuesday||February 5||National holiday|
||Saturday||February 23||National holiday|
|Isra and Mi'raj
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||National holiday|
Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
|Monday||May 6||National holiday|
|Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power)
Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
|Wednesday||May 22||National holiday|
|Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day
||Friday||May 31||National holiday|
|Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day observed
||Saturday||June 1||National holiday|
|Eid ul Fitr
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|
||Monday||July 15||National holiday|
|Eid ul Adha
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|
|Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|Sunday||September 1||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|