Brunei

Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


Public holidays

DateEnglish nameLocal nameRemarks
1 JanuaryNew Year's DayAwal Tahun MasihiCelebrates the opening of the Gregorian New Year.
23 FebruaryNational DayHari KebangsaanIndependence from the United Kingdom in 1984.
1 MayLabour DayHari BuruhCelebrates the economic and social achievements of workers.
31 MayArmed Forces DayHari Angkatan TenteraThe founding of Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
15 JulySultan's BirthdayHari Keputeraan KDYMM Sultan BruneiCommemorates the birthday of SultanHassanal Bolkiah in 1946.
1-30 RamadhanStart of Ramadhan (Cuti Awal Puasa Islam) (30-days)Hari Pertama Berpuasa (30 hari)This Islamic calendar celebrates the open of the fasting month of Ramadhan.
17 RamadhanNuzul Al-QuranHari Nuzul Al-QuranThis Islamic calendar celebrates the received of the 1st verses of the Qur'an.
1-3 SyawalHari Raya Aidil Fitri (3-days)Hari Raya Aidil Fitri (3-hari)This Islamic calendar celebrates the close of the fasting month of Ramadhan.
10 DzulhijjahHari Raya Aidil AdhaHari Raya Aidil AdhaThis Islamic calendar celebrates the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismael as an act of obedience to Allah.
1 MuharramIslamic New YearAwal Tahun HijrahCelebrates the opening of the Islamic calendar.
12 Rabiul AwalBirth of the ProphetMaulidur RasulThis Islamic calendar celebrates the birthday of the Islamic ProphetMuhammad.
27 RejabIsra Mi'rajIsrak dan MikrajThis Islamic calendar celebrates the Islamic prophet Muhammad took during a single night around the year 621.
24 DecemberChristmas EveMalam Hari NatalThis Christian holiday celebrates of before the birth of Jesus Christ.
25 DecemberChristmas DayHari NatalThis Christian holiday celebrates of after the birth of Jesus Christ.
31 DecemberNew Year's EveAkhir Tahun MasihiCelebrates the closing of the Gregorian New Year.
Last day of lunar yearChinese New Year EveMalam Tahun Baru CinaCelebrates the closing of the Chinese calendar.
1st day of 1st lunar monthChinese New YearTahun Baru CinaCelebrates the opening of the Chinese calendar.
2nd day of 1st lunar monthChinese New YearTahun Baru Cina2nd day of Chinese New Year
15th day of 1st lunar monthLantern FestivalPesta TanglungThis Chinese calendar celebrates the last day of Chinese New Yearcelebration.

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