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At the UAE With Love event in Dubai in 2018. UAE residents can expect a 15-day holiday period in 2019.

PHOTO BY JONATHAN YBERA/EXPAT MEDIA


UAE holidays in 2019: complete list

 

DUBAI – The UAE government has released a calendar of important occasions and holidays in 2019.

Depending on the moon sighting, there are at least 15 holidays to expect this year.

Check out when the next holiday or long weekend is likely to fall:

New Year: January 1, 1-day holiday

Israa Wal Miraj: April 3, 1-day holiday

Half of Shaban month: April 20, no holiday

Start of Ramadan: May 6, no holiday

Bader Al Kubra: May 22, no holiday

Fateh Macca: May 25, no holiday

Lailat Al Qader: June 1, no holiday

29 and 30 Ramadan: June 3, 1-day holiday

Eid Al Fitr: June 5, 3-day holiday

Arafat (Haj) day: August 10, 1-day holiday

Eid Al Adha: August 11, 3-day holiday

Hijri New Year: August 31, 1-day holiday

Ashoora Day: September 9, no holiday

Flag Day: November 3, no holiday

Prophet’s Birthday: November 9, 1-day holiday

Commemoration Day: November 30, 1-day holiday

National Day: December 2, 2-day holiday

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