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Libya : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Dinar (LYD)
  • Working hours: from 7am to 2 pm (summer); from 8am to 3 pm (winter). During Ramadan, working hours are shorter.
    Internet domain: .ly - Telephone code: +218 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST under discussion)
  • Weekend: Friday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Saturday January 14, 2023Regional holidaySecular holiday
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    Friday February 17, 2023Revolution DaySecular holiday
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    Monday February 20, 2023International Trade FairTradeshows
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    Sunday March 12, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday March 19, 2023Victory DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday March 21, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Wednesday March 22, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Monday April 3, 2023Tripoli International FairTradeshows
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    Tuesday April 18, 2023Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 21, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday April 23, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday April 24, 2023Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday June 8, 2023End of school yearSchool holidays
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    Tuesday June 27, 2023Al Waqfa DayMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday June 28, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday June 29, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday June 30, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday July 19, 2023El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday July 23, 2023Revolution DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday July 27, 2023Ashuracards/flowers
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    School holidays

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    School holidays : Http://alwasat.ly/ 2022-2023 calendar can be viewed here (in Arabic): https://arab1education.com/%D8%AE%D8%B7%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D9%84%D9%85%D8%B1%D8%AD%D9%84%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84/ Dates confirmed till Oct 2023 (in Arabic)

    Regional holiday

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    Saturday January 14, 2023
    Secular holiday : New Amazigh year in Amazigh towns only

    Revolution Day

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    Friday February 17, 2023
    Secular holiday : To celebrate the start of Libyan revolution on 17th of February 2011 (from 2012 onwards) Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

    International Trade Fair

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    Monday February 20, 2023
    Tradeshows : Http://tripolifair.com/ lasts 10 days - in Tripoli - Gas & petroleum 2023 edition confirmed

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Sunday March 12, 2023
    School holidays :

    Victory Day

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    Sunday March 19, 2023
    Secular holiday : Over the previous President Mouammar Kadhafi

    Mothers' Day

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    Tuesday March 21, 2023
    cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Wednesday March 22, 2023
    School holidays :

    Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    cards/flowers :

    Tripoli International Fair

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    Monday April 3, 2023
    Tradeshows :

    Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday April 18, 2023
    School holidays :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday April 23, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Monday April 24, 2023
    School holidays :

    Labour Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    End of school year

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    Thursday June 8, 2023
    School holidays :

    Al Waqfa Day

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    Tuesday June 27, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Commemorates the day the Prophet Abraham took his son Ishmael out into the wilderness to sacrifice him to God. As he raised the knife to take his only son's life in obedience to God's command, his hand was stopped and the Lord provided a ram in Ishmael's place.

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday June 28, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday June 29, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Friday June 30, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday July 19, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad. Muslim calendar starts from this date (A.H.), which was established in `Umar's reign. Medina is about 200 miles north of Mecca. Muhammad arrived there on 20th Sep 622 A.D. The name of the city was changed to Medinatu'l-Nabi (city of the Prophet).

    Revolution Day

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    Sunday July 23, 2023
    Culture :

    Ashura

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    Thursday July 27, 2023
    cards/flowers : Husayn ibn Ali martyrdom day, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) fighting injustice.