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Indonesian Public Holidays for 2008

Government Announces Public Holidays for 2008.

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3 ministries of the Indonesian Government have officially decreed the schedule of public holidays for 2008. Jointly agreed between the Minister of Religion, the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration, and the State Minister for Administrative Reform - the schedule covers both traditional religious and political holidays in addition to "shared holidays" creating extended holidays.

Public Holidays and Shared Holidays for 2008

• 01 January 2008 – New Years Day

• 10 January 2008 – Islamic New Year 1429 H

• 11 January 2008 – "Shared Holiday" by Government Decree

• 07 February 2008 - Imlek Chinese New Year 2559

• 08 February 2008 – "Shared Holiday" by Government Decree

• 07 March 2008 – Nyepi Bali's traditional day of Silence and Hindu New Year 1930 Saka

• 20 March 2008 – Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

• 21 March 2008 – Good Friday

• 23 March 2008 – Easter Sunday

• 01 May 2008 – Ascension day of Jesus Christ

• 02 May 2008 – "Shared Holiday" by Government Decree

• 19 May 2008 – "Shared Holiday" by Government Decree

• 20 May 2008 – Hari Raya Waisak

• 30 July 2008 - Isra Mi'raj Prophet Mohammad SAW, Celebrating the Ascension of The Prophet Muhammad

• 17 August 2008 – Indonesian Independence Day

• 18 August 2008 – "Shared Holiday" for Independence Day (Officially celebrated on 17 August 2008)

• 29-30 September 2008 – "Shared Holiday" by Government Decree

• 1 – 2 October 2008 – Hari Raya Idul Fitri 1429H

• 03 October 2008 – "Shared Holiday" by Government Decree

• 08 December 2008 – Idul Adha 1429H

• 25 December 2008 – Christmas Day

• 26 December 2008 – "Shared Holiday" by Government Decree

• 29 December 2008 – Islamic New Year 1430H.

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