We recently celebrated the 49th UAE National Day (celebrated over a 5-day weekend) and all I can say is “WOW!” The extraordinary light displays and festivities really made it a celebration to remember, even in the midst of COVID-19. Everyone was, of course, reminded to stay vigilant and take safety precautions to limit transmission of […]
Eid Al Adha will most likely fall on Friday, 31 July. The occurrence of the holiday is based on astronomical calculations regarding the moon phase. The Sharjah Centre for Space and Astronomy is predicting that the Dhu Al Hijjah 1441 crescent will likely be born Monday, 20 July at 9:33 pm local time UAE and […]
The first day of the Eid Al Fitr holiday in the UAE has just been declared as Tuesday 04 June 2019. It was recently announced that private sector employees will enjoy days off to and including 06 June. This corresponds with the first and second day of the month of Shawwal. (Shawwal is the tenth […]
Everyone looks forward to holidays as the year is about to begin. They look forward to the time to celebrate with friends and family to share and join in the fun and frolic. Here is the list of holidays in the UAE in 2013. Dates Holidays 01-Jan-2012 New Year 24-Jan-2013 Milad un Nabi (Birth of […]
Are there any more holidays in UAE 2012?
The UAE Public Holidays revolve around the Islamic religion, traditions and festivals. Starting 1998, UAE has had a 5 day government working week. Normally the weekend falls on Friday –Saturday. However the private sector is allowed to make its own exceptions. As most of the Islamic festivals are based on the appearance of the moon, […]