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United Arab Emirates (UAE) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070


Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Internet extension: .ae - Telephone code: +971 - International dialing code: 00- GMT offset: +4 (DST: no)
Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ajman
Currency: Dirham (AED) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Friday & Saturday

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beginning of school year (private schools)Monday September 6, 2021School holidays 
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Gitex**Monday September 27, 2021Tradeshows 
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Abu Dhabi tour*Friday October 15, 2021Sports events 
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Expo 2020 Dubai*Wednesday October 20, 2021Tradeshows 
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Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)Friday October 29, 2021Muslim, Sufi 
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Flag Day*Wednesday November 3, 2021Events, celebrations... 
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Deepavali/Dipabali**Sunday November 14, 2021cards/flowers 
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Dubai International Rally*Friday November 26, 2021Sports events 
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F1 Grand Prix**Monday November 29, 2021Sports events 
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Commemoration Day*Tuesday November 30, 2021Events, celebrations... 
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Martyrs' Day**Wednesday December 1, 2021Secular holiday 
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National Day*Thursday December 2, 2021National Day 
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National Day*Friday December 3, 2021National Day 
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winter holiday (beginning)Friday December 10, 2021School holidays 
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International film festival**Monday December 13, 2021Events, celebrations... 
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World Tennis championships*Friday December 31, 2021Sports events 
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Beginning of school year (private schools) -
Sunday September 6, 2020

School holidays :

Gitex -
Sunday September 27, 2020

Tradeshows : Lasts 1 week - in Abu Dhabi 2020 edition confirmed

Abu Dhabi tour -
Thursday October 15, 2020

Sports events : Cycle race

Expo 2020 Dubai -
Tuesday October 20, 2020

Tradeshows : Until April 10, 2021

Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Thursday October 29, 2020

Muslim, Sufi :

Flag Day -
Tuesday November 3, 2020

Culture : The day is a national campaign that was launched in 2013 by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, to honour the country’s past, present and future

Deepavali/Dipabali -
Saturday November 14, 2020

cards/flowers : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days. NOT a public holiday

Dubai International Rally -
Thursday November 26, 2020

Sports events : On a course on the outskirts of Dubai, with forays into the neighbouring emirates of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah

F1 Grand Prix -
Sunday November 29, 2020

Sports events : in Abu Dhabi 2020 edition confirmed
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Commemoration Day -
Monday November 30, 2020

Culture : The UAE flag will be raised at half-mast at 8am on the day. A minute of silence will then be held at 11.30am, followed by the raising of the UAE flag and the national anthem to honour Emiratis who have died in the line of duty

Martyrs' Day -
Tuesday December 1, 2020

Secular holiday : Marking the sacrifice of those who have died in the line of duty for the UAE. from 2015 onwards

National Day -
Wednesday December 2, 2020

Secular holiday : Union of the 7 Trucial States in 1971

National Day -
Thursday December 3, 2020

Secular holiday : Union of the 7 Trucial States in 1971

Winter holiday (beginning) -
Thursday December 10, 2020

School holidays :

International film festival -
Sunday December 13, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - in Dubai 2020 edition not confirmed

World Tennis championships -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Sports events : Mubadala World Tennis Championship