Indonesia Public Holiday Year 2013

(Daftar Hari Besar / Hari Libur Nasional Indonesia Tahun Kalender 2013)

Being a multi-religion country, Indonesia’s public holiday mainly consists of religious festivals. Eid Al-Fitr, Christmas Day, Waisak Day, and Nyepi are some major religious festivals from various religions celebrated in this country.

More Islamic festivals become public holidays in Indonesia since this country is acknowledged as the largest Muslim majority country in the world. About 6 Islamic holidays are celebrated as public holidays in Indonesia annually.

Limited numbers of non-religious public holidays are celebrated in Indonesia. Some of them are New Year and the Independence Day. Yet, the number of the so called non-religious public holiday may change from year to year due to certain political events such as the election of governor, president, or legislative.

The details of Indonesian Public Holiday for year 2013 are available below. Please note that the date of Public Holidays in Indonesia may change depends on certain situation. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information available.

Indonesia Public Holiday 2013
Kalender Hari Libur Indonesia Tahun 2013

Tahun Baru Masehi
International New Year’s Day
Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Maulid Nabi Muhammad SAW
Mawlid / Moulod (Birth of the Prophet) – Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. According to Islamic Calendar, it is celebrated on 12th Rabiul Awal.
Thursday, 24 January 2013

Tahun Baru Imlek
Lunar / Chinese New Year – 1st day of the 1st month of lunar calendar.
Saturday, 10 February 2013

Hari Raya Nyepi (Tahun Baru Saka)
Bali New Year – Bali’s Lunar New Year. A festival for Hindu people, also known as “Balinese Day of Silence”.
Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Wafat Isa Almasih (Jumat Agung)
Good Friday – fall on Friday before Easter Monday 2013.
Jumat, 29 Maret 2013

Kenaikan Isa Almasih
Ascension Day of Jesus Christ
Thursday, 9 May 2013

Hari Raya Waisak
Vesak Day – Buddha’s Birthday, usually celebrated in the first full moon day in May.
Saturday, 25 May 2013

Isra Mi’raj
Ascension of the Prophet – Isra Miraj
Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Hari Raya Idul Fitri
Eid al-Fitr – End of the fasting month – Ramadhan. The most important Islamic festival for Indonesian people.
Thursday, 8 August 2013

Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan R.I.
Indonesian Independence Day – Celebrating the country’s proclamation of Independence in the year of 1945
Saturday, 17 August 2013

Hari Raya Idul Adha
Eid al-Adha Feast of Sacrifice. Known as Kurban festival when people donate to the poor in the form of beef and lamb.
Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Tahun Baru 1434 Hijriyah
Al Hijra Islamic New Year – fall on 1st of Muharram in the Islamic Calendar
Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Hari Raya Natal
Christmas Day
Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Happy Indonesia Holiday 2013!

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