2021 LEBANON HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Lebanon is
9th August, MondayIslamic New Year
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Lebanon in 2021
|FridayFri||Jan 01, 2021Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|WednesdayWed||Jan 06, 2021Jan 06||Christmas at the Armenian Orthodox denominations|
|TuesdayTue||Feb 09, 2021Feb 09||Saint Maroun's Day|
|ThursdayThu||Mar 25, 2021Mar 25||The Annunciation of the virgin mary|
|FridayFri||Apr 02, 2021Apr 02||Good Friday at the Catholic sects|
|SundaySun||Apr 04, 2021Apr 04||Easter at the Catholic sects|
|FridayFri||Apr 30, 2021Apr 30||Good Friday at the Orthodox sects|
|SaturdaySat||May 01, 2021May 01||Labor Day|
|SundaySun||May 02, 2021May 02||Easter at the Orthodox sects|
|ThursdayThu||May 13, 2021May 13||Eid-al-Fitr|
|TuesdayTue||Jul 20, 2021Jul 20||Eid al-Adha|
|MondayMon||Aug 09, 2021Aug 09||Islamic New Year|
|SundaySun||Aug 15, 2021Aug 15||Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin|
|WednesdayWed||Aug 18, 2021Aug 18||Memory of Ashura|
|MondayMon||Oct 18, 2021Oct 18||Prophet's birth anniversary|
|MondayMon||Nov 22, 2021Nov 22||Independence Day|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 25, 2021Dec 25||Christmas|
Public Holidays in Lebanon
Islamic New Year
Monday Aug 09, 2021
The upcoming Lebanon holiday Islamic New Year is in 14 days from today.
Memory of Ashura
Wednesday Aug 18, 2021
The upcoming Lebanon holiday Memory of Ashura is in 23 days from today.
2021 Public Holidays Lebanon Service
The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Lebanon which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Lebanon holiday calendar for 2021 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
Considered the smallest country in Asia, Lebanon is estimated to be 10,452 sq km. Lebanon’s public holidays are mostly concentrated on culture and are categorized into two; national and religious holidays. Government offices and businesses are closed during official public holidays. Workers are entitled to a paid day off during holidays.
The New Year celebration marks the beginning of the entire annual festival. The day is marked with lots of music around the street accompanied by cultural festivities around the nation. Labor Day is also celebrated in May to coincide with International Workers Day. The day is marked speeches and movements geared towards bettering the employee's services such as salaries and their general welfare.
Lebanon public holidays are based on cultural music festivals. Byblos Festivals is one of the most celebrated music festivals that bring a diverse range of local and international music artists. Baalbeck International Festival is another music festival that is centered on jazz music.
Religious public holidays are mainly based on Christianity and Islamic religions. Islamic religions celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan. The holiday is marked with much of feasting and giving out gifts. Muslims celebrate Eid AL- Adha too, to commemorate Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. Christians observe Good Friday, Easter and Christmas.
Lebanon celebrates Independence Day as one of the most National celebrations. Entertainments of different kinds often grace the day. Military parades, cultural songs, and traditional concerts are the order of the day. The day is seen as a symbol of unity and cohesion in the Lebanon nation.