Indonesia Public Holidays Year 2012
(Daftar Hari Besar / Hari Libur Nasional Indonesia Tahun Kalender 2012)

Indonesia public holidays are largely made of religious festivals, such as Hindu’s Hari Raya Nyepi or Christian’s Good Friday. Expectantly, for a country with Muslim-majority population, there are more public holidays for Islamic festivals.

Other public holidays include international holidays such as New Year day, or national holidays such as Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan R.I. We have compiled the list of Indonesian public holidays 2012 below.

These public holidays are celebrated throughout Indonesia, including Jakarta, Medan, Batam, Bali, Surabaya, and other parts of Indonesia.

Please note this is only an estimate. There is no official announcement yet from Indonesia government regarding Indonesian 2012 holidays. We do not and cannot guarantee the accuracy of this Indonesia holiday calendar.

Indonesia Public Holidays 2012
Kalender Hari Libur Nasional Indonesia Tahun 2012
Below is the Indonesian 2012 holiday calendar:

Tahun Baru Masehi
International New Year’s Day
Sunday, 1 January 2012

Tahun Baru Imlek
Lunar / Chinese New Year – 1st day of 1st month of lunar calendar
Monday, 23 January 2012

Maulid Nabi Muhammad SAW
Mawlid / Mouloud (Birth of the Prophet) – Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, falls on 12th of Rabi’-ul-Awwal of Islamic Calendar
Saturday, 4 February 2012

Hari Raya Nyepi (Tahun Baru Saka)
Bali New Year – Balinese “Day of Silence” that falls on Bali’s Lunar New Year. Nyepi is primarily a Hindu holiday.
Friday, 23 March 2012

Wafat Isa Al-Masih (Jumat Agung)
Good Friday – Date varies; this is the Friday before Easter Monday 2012, which is the first Monday after the first Paschal Full Moon following the official vernal equinox. Good Friday 2012.
Friday, 6 April 2012

Hari Raya Waisak
Vesak Day – Buddha’s Birthday, usually is celebrated on the first full moon day in the month of May. Vesak 2102.
Saturday, 5 May 2012

Kenaikan Isa Al-Masih
Ascension Day
Thursday, 17 May 2012

Lailat al Miraj
Ascension of the Prophet – Isra Miraj
Saturday, 16 June 2012

Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan R.I.
Indonesian Independence Day – Celebrating the country’s proclamation of independence in year 1945
Friday, 17 August 2012

Hari Raya Idul Fitri / Lebaran
Eid al-Fitr – End of Ramadan. Symbolize winning from the evil after 1 month of fasting. Most important Indonesian holiday for Muslims in Indonesia. Eid 2012
Sunday, 19 August 2012

Hari Raya Idul Adha / Hari Raya Haji
Eid al-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice / Kurban
Friday, 26 October 2012

Tahun Baru 1433 Hijriyah
Al-Hijra Islamic New Year according to Islamic calendar, falls on 1st of Muharram
Thursday, 15 November 2012

Hari Raya Natal
Christmas Day 2012
Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Happy Indonesia Holidays 2012 !

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