List of Holidays

Embassy of Bangladesh

Beirut, Lebanon

List of Holidays for the Calendar Year 2017

SL. NO.

 

DATE

 

DAY

 

NO.

OF DAYS

OCCASION

 

1 1-Jan-17 Monday 1 English New Year’s Day
2 6-Jan-17 Friday 1 Armenian Orthodox Christmas (Lebanon)
3 09-Feb-17 Thursday 1 St.   Maroun  Day (Lebanon)
4

 

21-Feb-17

 

Tuesday

 

1

 

National Martyrs’ Day (Bangladesh) and International Mother Language Day
5

 

 

17-Mar-17

 

 

Friday

 

 

1

 

 

Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day of Bangladesh
6 25-Mar-17 Saturday 1 Good Friday (Lebanon)
7 26-Mar-17 Sunday 1 Independence & National Day (Bangladesh)
8 27-Mar-17 Monday 1 Easter Sunday (Lebanon)
9 14-Apr-17 Friday 1 Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New Year’s Day)
10 1-May-17 Monday 1 May Day
11 6-May-17 Saturday 1 Martyrs’ Day (Lebanon)
12 10-May-17 Wednesday 1 * Buddah Purnima
13

 

12-May-17

 

Friday

 

1

 

* Shab-E-Barat

 

14 25-May-17 Thursday 1 Resistance & Liberation day (Lebanon)
15 23-Jun-17 Friday 1 Jumu’atul Wida
16 23-Jun-17 Friday 1 * Shab-E-Qadr
17

 

25-27 Jun-17

 

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday 3

 

 Eid-ul-Fitr

 

 

18

 

14-Aug-17

 

Monday

 

1

 

Holy Janmashtami

 

19 15-Aug-17 Tuesday 1 National Mourning Day (Bangladesh)
20

 

1-3  Sep -17

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 3

 

 *Eid-ul-Adha

 

21 30-Sep-17 Saturday 1 Durga Puja (Bijoya Dashami)
22 01-Oct-17 Sunday 1 * Ashoura
23 22-Nov-17 Wednesday 1 Independence & National Day (Lebanon)
24

 

01-Dec-17

 

Friday

 

1

 

* Eid-E-Miladunnabi (SM)

 

25 16-Dec-17 Saturday 1 Victory Day (Bangladesh)
26 25-Dec-17 Monday 1 Christmas Day
Total holidays: 30 Days
Total week-end holidays: 09 Days
Total holidays excluding week-ends: 21 Days

 

*Subject to the sighting of the Moon