Needs to learn the established public holidays in Libya? Or want to know school holiday dates in Libya?
A public holiday in Libya is a holiday often recognized by Libyan law makers and is commonly a non working day throughout the year.
The public holidays in Libya are normally days to observe an event, such as the anniversary of a famous celebration (eg: Independence day), or may be a faith based festivity such as Easter.
A complete list of public holidays in Libya together with short explanation of particular holidays including Libyan celebrations are displayed on this internet site.
National Holidays in Libya
Festivals in Libya
Libyan Public Holidays
Libyan National Holidays
The Libyan National Day is a specific date on the 1 September (1969) to observe the Revolution Day of Libya.
Often this public holiday in Libya is not called as National Day. Even so, the banks, schools and various public buildings would be shut.
The First of January is celebrated as The New Year in Libya to mark the start of a new calendar year.
May Day can be another country wide holiday in Libya that is observed to observe the triumphs of the workers movement.
Festivities In Libya
Christmas Day is a public holiday in almost all of the countries around the world and observed on December 25 to rejoice the birth of Jesus.
The Orthodox Christian and Western-Roman Catholic patronal feast day or 'name day' are observed in each place's patron saint's day, using the Calendar of saints.
The most significant holidays for Muslims in Libya are Eid ul-Fitr. This is observed soon after the conclusion of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha that is celebrated at the conclusion of the Hajj.
Diwali (Festival of Light) is among the significant holidays celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs who live in Libya.
Jews who reside in Libya observe a variety of celebrations: the Passover (Spring Feasts of Pesach) and Shavuot,
the Rosh Hashanah (start of the Year), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Sukkot (Tabernacles), and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly).