Indonesia Public Holidays 2010
Public Holidays in Indonesia 2010
Here is a list of public holidays in Indonesia 2010. You may use this list as a guide to planning your vacation trip to Medan. Public Holidays can be a busy time to travel and flights and hotel accommodation can become expensive or full.
Furthermore, if you are planning to travel to Medan for business, then you will want to avoid the holidays as offices will be closed during these days.
Watch out for “cuti bersama” days. “Cuti bersama” means “taking leave together”. These are extended vacation / holiday for government offices, nevertheless, recently most companies have chosen to close their offices during “cuti bersama” days as well. Please note that banks may close too during the cuti bersama holidays.
Shopping Malls will still be open during these public holidays but some may open a little later at about 10am or 12pm depending on management decisions.
Other non public holidays to watch out for is CENG BENG in Medan during April, School holidays in June and December where parents will bring their children overseas for vacation.
Here is the list of PUBLIC Holidays of Indonesia for the year 2010:
- 1 Jan 2010 New Year’s Day (Tahun Baru Masehi)
- 14 Feb 2010 Chinese New Year (Hari Raya Imlek 2561) coincidentally Valentines’ Day!
- 26 Feb 2010 Maulid Nabi Muhammad S.A.W (12 Rabiulawal 1431H) (Birth of the Prophet).
- 16 Mar 2010 Hari Raya Nyepi Tahun Baru Saka 1932 (Hindu New Year).
- 2 Apr 2010 Good Friday (Wafat Yesus Kristus)
- 13 May 2010 Ascension. Kenaikan Yesus Kristus
- 28 May 2010 Waisak Day (Buddha’s Birthday) – Hari Waisak 2554
- 10 July 2010 Isra Mi’raj Nabi Muhammad S.A.W (27 Rajab 1431H)
- 17 Aug 2010 Indonesian Independence Day.
- 9 Sep 2010 Cuti bersama Idul Fitri / Public Leave
- 10-11 Sep 2010 Hari Raya Idul Fitri (1-2 Syawal 1431 H)
- 13 Sep 2010 Cuti Bersama Idul Fitri / Public Leave
- 17 Nov 2010 idul Adha (10 Dzulhijah 1431 H) Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice).
- 7 Dec 2010 Tahun Baru Hijriyah (1 Muharram 1432 H) Islamic New Year.
- 24 Dec 2010 Cuti Bersama Natal / Christmas Public Leave
- 25 Dec 2010 Christmas Day
for previous holidays in 2009, please see Indonesia Public Holidays 2009