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Maldives has a total of 21 holidays in 2023. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
||Sunday, January 1, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Monday, February 6, 2023||Public Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in Maldives (Male)|
||Thursday, March 23, 2023||Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.|
||Friday, April 21, 2023||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.|
||Saturday, April 22, 2023||Eid-ul-Fithr Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives|
|Labor Day / May Day
||Monday, May 1, 2023||Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in Maldives (Male)|
||Wednesday, June 28, 2023||Hajj Day is a public holiday in Maldives|
||Thursday, June 29, 2023||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-ul Al'haa Holiday
||Friday, June 30, 2023||Eid-ul Al'haa Holiday is a bank and government holiday in Maldives|
|Muharram/Islamic New Year
||Wednesday, July 19, 2023||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
||Wednesday, July 26, 2023||Independence Day is a public holiday in Maldives|
|Independence Day Holiday
||Thursday, July 27, 2023||Independence Day Holiday is a public holiday in Maldives|
||Saturday, September 16, 2023||National Day is a public holiday in Maldives|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in Maldives (Male)|
|Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)
||Wednesday, September 27, 2023||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
|The Day Maldives Embraced Islam
||Monday, October 16, 2023||The Day Maldives Embraced Islam is a public holiday in Maldives|
||Friday, November 3, 2023||Victory Day is a public holiday in Maldives|
||Saturday, November 11, 2023||Republic Day is a public holiday in Maldives|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in Maldives (Male)|