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Kuwait : 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


Currency: Dinar (KWD)
Between June 1st and August 31st, the law allows certain activities to stop between 12:00 and 16:00.
Internet extension: .kw - telephone code: +965 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: yes)
Weekend: Friday & Saturday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 2, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Tuesday January 4, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday February 4, 2022Hala FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday February 13, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday February 25, 2022National DayNational Day
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Saturday February 26, 2022National DayNational Day
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Sunday February 27, 2022Liberation DaySecular holiday
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Monday February 28, 2022Liberation DaySecular holiday
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Thursday March 3, 2022Isra and Mi'rajMuslim, Sufi
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Monday March 21, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday April 3, 2022Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Thursday April 28, 2022Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Wednesday May 4, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Thursday May 5, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Saturday May 7, 2022Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday May 16, 2022Womens' DayEvents, celebrations...
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Thursday June 9, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 19, 2022Independence DayEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday June 19, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Wednesday July 6, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)School holidays
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Friday July 8, 2022Al Waqfa DayMuslim, Sufi
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Sunday July 10, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday July 11, 2022Civil Servants holidayBanks only
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Tuesday July 12, 2022Civil Servants holidayBanks only
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Tuesday July 12, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)School holidays
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Wednesday July 13, 2022Civil Servants holidayBanks only
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Saturday July 30, 2022El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
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

Public holiday

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Sunday January 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

Winter holiday (end)

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Tuesday January 4, 2022
School holidays : Www.moe.edu.kw
https://www.bbs.edu.kw/
official calendar
Some variations between schools
Please double check with school concerned
Schooling is mandatory till age 14
Teaching languages: Arabic, English
schools close on Friday & Saturday
school uniforms required

Dates confirmed till Sep 2022 for secondary schools

Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Hala Festival

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Friday February 4, 2022
Culture : Https://www.visit-kuwait.com

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Sunday February 13, 2022
School holidays :

National Day

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Friday February 25, 2022
Secular holiday : In tribute to Sheik Abdallah Al-Salim al-Sabah

National Day

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Saturday February 26, 2022
Secular holiday : In tribute to Sheik Abdallah Al-Salim al-Sabah

Liberation Day

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Sunday February 27, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates the liberation of Kuwait by a multi-national force from seven months of Iraqi occupation on February 26, 1991. www.kuwait-info.com/

Liberation Day

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Monday February 28, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates the liberation of Kuwait by a multi-national force from seven months of Iraqi occupation on February 26, 1991. www.kuwait-info.com/

Isra and Mi'raj

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Thursday March 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Mothers' Day

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Monday March 21, 2022
cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

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

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Sunday April 3, 2022
cards/flowers :

Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 28, 2022
School holidays :

Civil Servants holiday

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Secular holiday :

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

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

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

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
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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Wednesday May 4, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

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

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Thursday May 5, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Ramadan holiday (end)

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Saturday May 7, 2022
School holidays :

Womens' Day

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Monday May 16, 2022
Culture : May 16 has been celebrated by Kuwaiti women and the supporters of their political rights as a breakthrough in the northern Arabian Gulf country after parliament in 2005 voted 35-23 and passed a bill that gave women the right to vote and to stand as candidates in the legislative and municipal elections.

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Thursday June 9, 2022
School holidays :

Independence Day

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Sunday June 19, 2022
Culture : Obtained from Great Britain in 1961

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 19, 2022
cards/flowers :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)

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Wednesday July 6, 2022
School holidays :

Al Waqfa Day

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Friday July 8, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Commemorates the day the Prophet Abraham took his son Ishmael out into the wilderness to sacrifice him to God. As he raised the knife to take his only son's life in obedience to God's command, his hand was stopped and the Lord provided a ram in Ishmael's place.

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

Civil Servants holiday

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Monday July 11, 2022
Banks only :

Civil Servants holiday

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Tuesday July 12, 2022
Banks only :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)

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Tuesday July 12, 2022
School holidays :

Civil Servants holiday

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Wednesday July 13, 2022
Banks only : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 30, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad. Muslim calendar starts from this date (A.H.), which was established in `Umar's reign. Medina is about 200 miles north of Mecca. Muhammad arrived there on 20th Sep 622 A.D. The name of the city was changed to Medinatu'l-Nabi (city of the Prophet).