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Indonesia : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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    Thursday December 1, 2022West Papuan National Flag DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday December 22, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Friday December 23, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday December 25, 2022Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday January 4, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday January 22, 2023Chinese New YearBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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    Monday January 23, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Thursday January 26, 2023Tour of IndonesiaSports events
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    Thursday February 9, 2023National Press DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Saturday February 18, 2023Ascension of MohammedMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday March 22, 2023Nyepi Day - Balinese New YearHinduism
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 14, 2023Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday April 20, 2023Solar eclipseEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday April 21, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday April 23, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday April 24, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday April 25, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday April 26, 2023Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Thursday April 27, 2023Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 18, 2023AscensionCatholic or protestant
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    West Papuan National Flag Day

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    Thursday December 1, 2022
    Culture : On December 1, 1961, in the then Dutch colony of West New Guinea, the West Papuan national flag, called the Morning Star, was flown for the first time officially beside the Dutch Tricolor.

    Mothers' Day

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    Thursday December 22, 2022
    cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday December 23, 2022
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    Christmas Day

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    Sunday December 25, 2022
    Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.

    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Wednesday January 4, 2023
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    Chinese New Year

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    Sunday January 22, 2023
    Buddhism (Vajrayana) : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. Overtime work by employees working six days a week and that falls during Indonesia’s statutory holidays must be compensated with two times the normal hourly wage for the first five hours of work, three times the normal hourly wage for the sixth hour of work, and four times the hourly wage for the seventh and eighth hour of overtime work

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Monday January 23, 2023
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    Tour of Indonesia

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    Thursday January 26, 2023
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    National Press Day

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    Thursday February 9, 2023
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    Ascension of Mohammed

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    Saturday February 18, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Gecesi) that, according to Islamic tradition, the prophet of Islam, Muhammad took during a single night around the year 621. It has been described as both a physical and spiritual journey. A brief sketch of the story is in sura 17 Al-Isra of the Quran, and other details come from the Hadith, collections of the reports of the teachings, deeds and sayings of Muhammad. In the Isra part of the journey, Muhammad travels on the steed Buraq to the farthest mosque where he leads other prophets in prayer. He then ascends to heaven in the Mi'raj journey where he speaks to Allah, who gives Muhammad instructions to take back to the faithful regarding the details of prayer. According to traditions, the journey is associated with the Lailat al Mi'raj, as one of the most significant events in the Islamic calendar. [Wikipedia]

    Nyepi Day - Balinese New Year

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    Wednesday March 22, 2023
    Hinduism : The main purpose of the Nyepi Day ceremonies is to pray to the God (Hyang Widhi Wasa), wish that HE clean the outside universe (bhuwana agung) as well as the universe within men (bhuwana alit). Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday In Bali, no Internet, no flights, no tourist attractions based on the Saka calendar (Balinese calender): One year has 12 sasih (Balinese month). Each sasih consists of 35 days which cover the full moon (Purnama) and one dark moon (Tilem).

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
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    Good Friday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

    Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 14, 2023
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    Solar eclipse

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    Thursday April 20, 2023
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    Civil Servants holiday

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    Friday April 21, 2023
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    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday April 23, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Monday April 24, 2023
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    Civil Servants holiday

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    Tuesday April 25, 2023
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    Civil Servants holiday

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    Wednesday April 26, 2023
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    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Thursday April 27, 2023
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    Labour Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : From 2014 onwards

    Ascension

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    Thursday May 18, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.