We hope that by 2021, we’ll be able to go on proper holidays instead of being forced to stay at home looking up what cake to bake or what coffee to make.
For the optimists among us who like to plan their holidays way in advance, the government has released the public holiday and collective leave schedule for 2021.
In total, there will be 23 public holidays and collective leave days, but that is of course subject to change, especially amid uncertainties during the pandemic. This year, for instance, saw Eid al-Fitr collective leave days moved towards the end of the year with the expectation that the outbreak would be better managed then (some say it’s only getting worse).
At any rate, here are the 2021 public holiday and collective leave days:
Friday, January 1 (New Year)
Friday, February 12 (Chinese New Year)
Thursday, March 11 (Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad)
Sunday, March 14 (The Balinese Day of Silence)
Friday, April 2 (Good Friday)
Saturday, May 1 (May Day)
Thursday, May 13 (Ascension of Christ)
Thursday, May 13-Friday, May 14 (Eid al-Fitr)
Wednesday, May 26 (Vesak)
Tuesday, June 1 (Pancasila Day)
Tuesday, July 20 (Eid al-Adha)
Tuesday, August 10 (Islamic New Year)
Tuesday, August 17 (Independence Day)
Tuesday, October 19 (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Saturday, December 25 (Christmas)
Collective leave days:
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