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Government Announces Public Holidays and Share Holidays for 2019

A joint decree dated November 2, 2108, from the Ministry of Religion, Ministry of Manpower and the Ministry of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform announced all public holidays - shared holidays for 2019.  The decree provides for 16 national holidays and 4 shared “long-weekend holidays over the Idul Fitri 1440 Hijriyah and Christmas Holiday periods.

In the private sector the “shared holidays” are deducted from any annual leave granted employees under their employment contract. 

The Public Holidays and Shared Holidays decreed for the government in 2019:

01 January 2019. (Tuesday)                          - New Year’s Day
05 February 2019 (Tuesday)                          - Chinese New Year (Imlek 2570 Kongzili)
07 March 2019 (Thursday)                             - Nyepi  Hindu New Year Saka 1941
03 April  2019 (Wednesday)                           - Ascension of the Prophet SAW
19 April 2019 (Friday)                                   - Good Friday
01 May 2019 (Wednesday)                            - International Labor Day
19 May 2019 (Sunday)                                  - Hari Raya Waisak 2563 – Buddha’s Birthday
30 May 2019 (Thursday)                                - Ascension of Jesus Christ into Heaven
01 June 2019 (Saturday)                                - Pancasila Day
03-04 June 2019 (Monday-Tuesday)                - Shared Holiday for Idul Fitri 1440 Hijriyah
05-06 June 2019 (Wednesday-Thursday           – Idul Fitri 1440 Hijriyah
07 June 2019 (Friday)                                     - Shared Holiday for Idul Fitri 1440 Hijriyah
11 August 2019 (Sunday)                                - Idul Adha 1440 Hijriyah
17 August 2019 (Saturday)                              - Indonesian Independence Day
01 September 2019 (Sunday)                           - Islamic New Year 1441 Hijriyah
09 November 2019 (Saturday)                          - Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad SAW
24 December 2019 (Tuesday)                           - Shared Holiday for Christmas
25 December 2019 (Wednesday)                      - Christmas Day
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