Indonesia Public Holiday 2012

Here is a list of Indonesia public holiday dates in 2012.

2012 Philippines public holidays calendar

Indonesia Public Holidays 2012

Date (Gregorian Calendar) Date (Islamic Calendar) English Name Local Name Remarks
1 January New Year’s Day Tahun Baru Masehi
23 January Chinese New Year Tahun Baru Imlek 1st day of 1st month of Chinese Calendar
5 February Rabi’ al-awwal 12 Birth of the Prophet Maulid Nabi Muhammad Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
23 March Day of Silence Hari Raya Nyepi (Tahun Baru Saka) New Year of Balinese Calendar
6 April Good Friday Wafat Yesus Kristus (Jumat Agung) Date varies; this is the Friday before Easter Sunday, which is the first Sunday after the first Paschal Full Moon following the official vernal equinox
6 May Buddha’s Birthday Waisak Date varies according to the Buddhist calendar
17 May Ascension Day Kenaikan Yesus Kristus
17 June Rajab 27 Ascension of the Prophet Isra Mi’raj Nabi Muhammad
17 August Independence Day Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan R.I. Mr. Soekarno and Mr. Hatta as the proclamator
19 August – 20 August Shawwal 1-2 Day after Ramadan Idul Fitri (Lebaran Mudik) Date varies according to the Islamic calendar
26 October Dhu al-Hijjah 10 Feast of the Sacrifice Idul Adha (Lebaran Haji) Date varies according to the Islamic calendar
15 November Muharram 1 Islamic New Year Tahun Baru Hijriyah 1st day of the[Muharram], the beginning of the new Islamic year
25 December Christmas Hari Natal

Other holidays

In addition to the official holidays, many religious, historical, and other traditional holidays populate the calendar, as well as observances proclaimed by officials and lighter celebrations. These are rarely observed by businesses as holidays.

Date (Gregorian Calendar) English Name Local Name Remarks
Dates vary Galungan and Kuningan Galungan dan Kuningan
April 21 Kartini Day Hari Kartini “Women Emancipation Day”
April 22 Earth Day Hari Bumi
May 1 Labor Day Hari Buruh
May 2 National Education Day Hari Pendidikan Nasional
May 20 National Awakening Day Hari Kebangkitan Nasional
May 22 Reformation Commemoration Day Hari Peringatan Reformasi
June 1 Pancasila Day Hari Lahir Pancasila
July 22 National Children Day Hari Anak Nasional
October 1 Pancasila Sanctity Day Hari Kesaktian Pancasila The day after 30 September Movement
October 2 Batik Day Hari Batik
October 5 Indonesian National Armed Forces Day Hari Tentara Nasional Indonesia The founding of Tentara Keamanan Rakyat (“People’s Security Army”), the predecessor of TNI.
October 28 Youth Pledge Day Hari Sumpah Pemuda Commemoration of the 1928 Youth Pledge
November 10 Heroes’ Day Hari Pahlawan Commemoration of the 1946 Battle of Surabaya
December 22 Mother’s Day Hari Ibu

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