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Indonesia bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the remainder of 2014, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers. The information on this page is provided for private, non-professional, use.

April ⇒ Dec. 2014

Holiday Name Observance*
Wed Public Holiday (Legislative Elections)
Fri Good Friday (Hari Raya Paskah)
Thu May Day
Thu Waisak (Buddha Day)
Tue The Prophet's Ascension (Isra' Miraj Nabi)
Thu Ascension Day
Mon Hari Raya Idul Fitri (End of Ramadan)
Tue Idul Fitri Holiday
* Wed Public Holiday (Cuti Bersama 2014) Government
* Thu Public Holiday (Cuti Bersama 2014) Government
* Fri Public Holiday (Cuti Bersama 2014) Government
Sun Independence Day
Sun Idul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Sat Islamic New Year
Thu Christmas Day
* Fri Public Holiday (Cuti Bersama 2014) Government
* Wed New Year's Eve Bank Holiday (tentative) Banks
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Recent News and Updates

05 Apr 2014 Indonesian Bank Holiday April 9 (Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia-Jakarta) Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced that Wednesday, April 9, 2014, would also be bank holidays in Indonesia and that, on those dates, the Indonesian Stock Exchange would also close.  03 Apr 2014 Indonesian Public Holiday April 9 (Komisi Pemilihan Umum-Jakarta) Earlier today, the Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, the polling day for the upcoming parliamentary elections, had once again been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Indonesia "so that employees across the country can concentrate on the elections without being burdened by work".  Indonesia's Constitutional Court has ruled that Indonesia would hold its presidential election and legislative election concurrently, starting in 2019.  23 Jan 2014 Indonesia To Combine Election Dates From 2019 (Komisi Pemilihan Umum-Jakarta) Indonesia's Constitutional Court has ruled that Indonesia would hold its presidential election and legislative election concurrently, starting in 2019.  13 Oct 2013 Indonesian Bank Holidays October 14-15 (Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia-Jakarta) Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, October 14 and 15, 2013, would be bank holidays in Indonesia and that, on those dates, the Indonesian Stock Exchange would also close.  28 Aug 2013 Indonesian East Java Public Holiday Tomorrow (The Jakarta Post-ANTARA) The government of Indonesia's Province of East Java has declared that the date of the upcoming gubernatorial election in East Java, Thursday, August 29, 2013, would be a one-off non-working public holiday.  23 Aug 2013 Indonesian 2014 Public Holidays Gazetted (Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat-Jakarta) The government of Indonesia has issued its annual decree (Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2014 ) designating public holidays and collective leave days for the calendar year 2014, for both the private and public sectors.  14 Aug 2013 Indonesian May 1st Public Holiday Confirmed (The Jakarta Post-ANTARA) The Indonesian Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare, Agung Laksono, has confirmed that, as per Presidential Decree No. 24 of 2013, the government will add an additional annual non-working public holiday on May 1st, to mark Labor Day.  12 Aug 2013 Indonesia Mulls Public Holidays Revision (The Jakarta Post-ANTARA) The Indonesian Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare, Agung Laksono, has announced that Indonesian authorities will soon decide whether to maintain, reduce or do away with the "Cuti Bersama" joint leave public holidays declared annually to extend holidays.  10 May 2013 Indonesian Bali Public Holiday May 15 (The Jakarta Post-ANTARA) The government of Indonesia's Province of Bali has declared that the date of the upcoming local elections in Bali, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, would be a one-off non-working public holiday.  01 May 2013 Indonesian May 1st Public Holiday Announced (The Jakarta Post-ANTARA) Earlier today, Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, announced that, as had been requested, it had finally decided to add May Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Indonesia, beginning next year.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Indonesia public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Official public holidays in Indonesia are announced in the summer of every year, for the following year, by a Joint Decree of the Minister of Religious Affairs, Minister of Manpower and Transmigration, and the State Minister for Enhancement of Efficiency of State Apparatuses, such as the No. 407/2005, No. KEP.185/MEN/VII/2005; No. SKB/02/M.PAN/7/2005 On Holidays and Collective Leave in 2006, and the National Holidays and Collective Leave in 2008 (No. 55/2007, No. KEP.222/MEN/V/2007 and No. SKB/03/M.PAN/5/2007.  Weekend Public Holidays: Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date (ie. they are not moved to another date, such as the following Monday, for example).  Bridge Holidays: the government will regularly declare bridge holidays that extend from public holidays that fall on a Tuesday or Thursday to the nearest weekend. These bridge holidays are called Shared Holiday by Government Decree for an Extended Weekend, or cuti bersama.  More generally, Cuti Bersama ares officially declared long holidays established to stimulate national tourism and increase efficiency in the operation of government offices.  Chinese New Year: Until 1999, the celebration of Chinese New Year in public spaces was not permitted, and it has only been a national public holiday since 2003, following President, Megawati Sukarnoputri's announcement in February 2002.  Eid al Fitr is an official national public holiday for only the first two days. Banks close for the entire week. Many businesses close for at least the entire week, if not two. The days off can be leading up to, after, or a combination of both, depending on which day of the week Shawwal 1 is. This is the time of year when just about everyone travels back home.  Nyepi (the Balinese equivalent of the word for silence) is a national public holiday, but it is particularly strictly observed in the Island of Bali where the Balinese celebrate Nyepi as a day of absolute silence and meditation, which includes the shut down of the island's airport, for a 24 hour period. Most major hotels permit guests full use of hotel grounds and outlets with a tacit understanding that guests should not venture outside the property's bounds.  Ethnic Javanese make up roughly about 40 percent of the Indonesian population of 220 million people. The Javanese Calendar coincides with the Islamic year. New year's day in Javanese culture is marked with the cleansing of the spirit and starting of the coming year with fresh attitude and hope .  Indonesia International Codes ID and IDN (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .id (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Indonesia information and news: Bank Indonesia (Indonesia central bank), ASI Hot Spots (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Indonesia maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Indonesia), and Wikipedia (includes Indonesia commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Indonesia, the holiday may be regional or non-official or limited to certain religious and/or linguistic groups, or begin at a time other than midnight. Note that religious holidays are included only if they are national public holidays, or if the national labour code has specific holiday allowances for employees of specific religions. For more information, see our pages on the religious calendars of the world.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Indonesia that are based on certain religious calendars may be subject to local variations due to differing interpretations between different religious authorities, or to seemingly arbitrary changes in the date a holiday is celebrated because it conflicts with another holiday that is based on another calendar, or because the day of the holiday is deemed inauspicious (bad luck). To find out more about these uncertainties, see the footnote below, if any, for each specific religion.

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Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays, for Indonesia, were calculated using the MABIMS (Menteri Agama Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, dan Singapura) lunar visibility criteria. For Salat (prayer times) calculations, see our Freeware page.

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Lunisolar Holidays : The calculation of moon phases, moonrises, moonsets, sunrises, and sunsets used to predict lunar bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Indonesia are based on the geographical location of Jakarta (latitude 6,1°S, longitude 106,8°E, GMT+7,0 hours, no summer time rules). Note that many countries in South-East Asia are progressively changing the recurrence rule of some of their lunar/solar holidays to rules based on fixed dates of the Western (Gregorian) calendar. Therefore, while the dates predicted above for 2015 and beyond are currently technically correct, the rules of these holidays may change in the next few years. For more details on lunar and solar holidays, see the Lunisolar Footnotes.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2014 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Indonesia, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Indonesia, before planning any trip to Indonesia. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.



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