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Libya : 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 (LYD)
  • Working hours: from 7am to 2 pm (summer); from 8am to 3 pm (winter). During Ramadan, working hours are shorter.
    Internet domain: .ly - Telephone code: +218 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST under discussion)
  • Weekend: Friday & Saturday
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday june 15, 2024Al Waqfa DayMuslim, Sufi
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday june 18, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday july 7, 2024El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday july 16, 2024End of school yearSchool holidays
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    Tuesday july 16, 2024Ashuracards/flowers
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    Tuesday july 23, 2024Revolution DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday september 15, 2024Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday september 16, 2024Martyrs' DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday october 23, 2024Liberation DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday october 26, 2024Deportation DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday november 7, 2024Teacher DaySchool holidays
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    Sunday november 10, 2024Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Labour Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Al Waqfa Day

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    Saturday june 15, 2024
    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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    Sunday june 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    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

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

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    Tuesday june 18, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Sunday july 7, 2024
    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).

    End of school year

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    Tuesday july 16, 2024
    School holidays :

    Ashura

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    Tuesday july 16, 2024
    cards/flowers : Husayn ibn Ali martyrdom day, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) fighting injustice.

    Revolution Day

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    Tuesday july 23, 2024
    Culture :

    Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday september 15, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Birthday of the Prophet, Mohammed. For nine days there are Parties with fairs, feasting, and parades. Stories are told about how the mountains danced when Mohammed was born, and sang, There is no god but Allah. The trees answered, And Mohammed is his Prophet. Then 7,000 angels brought a golden vase filled with heavenly dew, and his mother bathed the new baby in it. Many stories like these are told to Arab children on the Prophet's Birthday, the happiest day in the Moslem year.

    Martyrs' Day

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Secular holiday : To honour the thousands of fallen Libyans who have served their country, keeping alive its values. (Since 2011) Paid holiday when falling on Friday

    Liberation Day

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    Wednesday october 23, 2024
    Secular holiday : To mark the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in 2011

    Deportation Day

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    Saturday october 26, 2024
    Culture : Anniversary of the deportation, in inhuman conditions, of more than 5,000 citizens to the desert islands of Southern Italy by the European country's fascist forces in 1911.

    Teacher Day

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    Thursday november 7, 2024
    School holidays :

    Beginning of school year

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    Sunday november 10, 2024
    School holidays :