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Ashura in Somalia

Is Ashura (Except Somaliland) a Public Holiday?

Ashura (Except Somaliland) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Ashura (Except Somaliland) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016WedOct 12Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2017SunOct 1Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2018FriSep 21Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2019TueSep 10Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2020SatAug 29Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2021ThuAug 19Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2022MonAug 8Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2023FriJul 28Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2024WedJul 17Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2025SunJul 6Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday
2026FriJun 26Ashura (Except Somaliland)Public Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.