Monday, August 20, 2012

Holiday Dates In The UAE 2012 & 2013


dubai diary
Here we take a look at the holiday dates for Dubai- including the fixed holidays and ones that are dependent on moon sightings.

UAE Public Holidays 2012
19th August 2012 – Eid Al Fitr
20th August 2012 – Eid Al Fitr
21st August 2012 – Eid Al Fitr
25th October 2012 – Arafat (Haj) Day
26th October 2012 – Eid Al Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
27th October 2012 – Eid Al Adha(Feast of the Sacrifice)
28th October 2012 – Eid Al Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
15th November 2012 – Hijri New Year’s Day
2nd December 2012 – UAE National Day
3rd December 2012 – UAE National Day

UAE Public Holidays 2013

1st January 2013 – New Year’s Day
24th January 2013 – Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday (PBUH)
6th June 2013 – Israa & Miaraj Night
14th July 2013 – Ramadan
14th August 2013 – Eid Al Fitr
15th August 2013 – Eid Al Fitr
16th August 2013 – Eid Al Fitr
14th October 2013 – Arafat (Haj) Day
15th October 2013 – Eid Al Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
16th October 2013 – Eid Al Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
17th October 2013 – Eid Al Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
5th November 2013 – Hijra New Year’s Day
2nd December 2013 – UAE National Day
3rd December 2013 – UAE National Day

*Please note that the exact dates of the Islamic holidays depend on the sighting of the moon and can be off by a couple of days.

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