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Somalia Public Holidays 2020

This page contains a national calendar of all 2020 public holidays for Somalia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanWedNew Year's Day *
22 MarSunMiraaj Nabi *
1 MayFriLabour Day
18 MayMonSomaliland Sovereignty Day *
19 MayTueSomaliland Sovereignty Day Holiday *
24 MaySunEid al-Fitr
25 MayMonEid al-Fitr Holiday *
26 JunFriIndependence Day
1 JulWedRepublic Day *
31 JulFriEid al-Adha
1 AugSatEid al-Adha Holiday *
20 AugThuIslamic New Year *
29 AugSatAshura *
29 OctThuProphet Muhammad's Birthday

Note:
— New Year’s Day, Republic Day and Ashura are observed throughout Somalia except for Somaliland.
— Miraaj Nabi, Somaliland Sovereignty Day, Eid al-Fitr Holiday, Eid al-Adha Holiday and Islamic New Year are observed in Somaliland only.