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Qatar : 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: Riyal (QAR)
Internet extension: .qa - Telephone code: +974 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: no)
Weekend: Friday & Saturday

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Saturday January 1, 2022LABOUR RULESSpecial Events
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Saturday January 1, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Sunday January 2, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Tuesday February 8, 2022National Sports DaySecular holiday
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Sunday March 6, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday March 7, 2022Qatar ExxonMobil Tennis openSports events
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Thursday March 10, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday March 20, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday March 21, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Thursday March 31, 2022Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday April 3, 2022Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Saturday April 30, 2022Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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Sunday May 1, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Wednesday May 4, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Thursday May 5, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday May 9, 2022Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday June 9, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 19, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday July 5, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)School holidays
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Friday July 8, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Friday July 8, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)School holidays
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Sunday July 10, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday July 11, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday July 12, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Wednesday July 13, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)School holidays
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LABOUR RULES

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Special Events : The law guarantees workers a maximum 10-hour workday, a weekly rest day, three weeks of annual leave, and an end-of-service payment of at least three weeks per year.

Banks are closed

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Banks only :

Winter holiday (end)

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Sunday January 2, 2022
School holidays : Ministry of Education
http://www.qna.org.qa
Private schools may start end of winter holidays a few days later

PISA ranking (average 493): 418
Schooling is mandatory till age 12
International schools abound
Teaching languages: Arabic, English and international languages
schools close on Friday & Saturday
school uniforms sometimes required

Dates confirmed till Jan 2023 (FIFA World Cup modified)

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National Sports Day

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Tuesday February 8, 2022
Secular holiday : From 2012 onwards

Banks are closed

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Sunday March 6, 2022
Banks only :

Qatar ExxonMobil Tennis open

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Monday March 7, 2022
Sports events : Www.atpworldtour.com 2022 edition confirmed

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Thursday March 10, 2022
School holidays :

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Sunday March 20, 2022
School holidays :

Mothers' Day

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Monday March 21, 2022
cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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Thursday March 31, 2022
School holidays :

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

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Sunday April 3, 2022
cards/flowers :

Civil Servants holiday

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Saturday April 30, 2022
Secular holiday :

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

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .

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

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr

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

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr

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

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

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

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Thursday May 5, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Ramadan holiday (end)

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Monday May 9, 2022
School holidays :

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Thursday June 9, 2022
School holidays :

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 19, 2022
cards/flowers :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)

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Tuesday July 5, 2022
School holidays :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Friday July 8, 2022
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.

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)

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Friday July 8, 2022
School holidays :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday July 11, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday July 12, 2022
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.

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (end)

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Wednesday July 13, 2022
School holidays :