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Kuwait Public Holidays in 2021

Much of the year 2020 was spent at home because of fear of contracting the dreaded coronavirus. That said, a lot of plans – for leisure, family, work, and even business – have been put off for a while.

And with the promise of a vaccine that can hopefully help restore things back to normal expected to be completely rolled out soon in most countries, people are once again hopeful and expectant that life will go back to the way it used to. And with it, renewed hopes and plans for the future are being made once again, for 2021.

Kuwait Public Holidays in 2021

In this post, we will share the list of the public holidays observed in Kuwait.

  • January 1 (Friday) – New Year’s Day
  • February 25 (Thursday) – National Day
  • February 26 (Friday) – Liberation Day
  • March 11 (Thursday) – The Prophet’s Ascension
  • May 13 (Thursday) – Eid Al Fitr
  • May 14 (Friday) – Eid Al Fitr Holiday
  • May 15 (Saturday) – Eid Al Fitr Holiday
  • July 20 (Tuesday) – Eid Al Adha
  • July 21 (Wednesday) – Eid Al Adha Holiday
  • August 9 (Monday) – Islamic New Year
  • October 19 (Tuesday) – Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

Note: Holidays in Kuwait are subject to last-minute changes as sanctioned by the local government, just like anywhere in the world. Therefore, it is highly advisable to check the final and official dates of holidays with the embassy prior to planning a trip to Kuwait.

To our kabayans who missed coming back home to the Philippines during the past few years, we hope that you get to reunite with your families and loved ones back home, and have that much-needed rest for your mind, body, and soul.