Check the official 2015 public holidays list of Fiji, declared by Fiji Government.
The following dates are observed as public holidays in Fiji. Check dates in year 2015 for New Years Day, Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, National Sports Day, Fiji Day, Diwali, Christmas Day, Boxing Day in Fiji.
|Fiji Public Holidays 2015|
|1||January||01||Thursday||New Years Day|
|2||January||05||Monday||Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday|
|6||June||26||Friday||National Sports Day|
|10||December||28||Monday||Boxing Day Holiday|
|New Year’s Day|
|In a new years day, Fiji Celebrations can continue for a week, or even a month, in some areas. It is common practice in Fiji to beat drums and shower one another with water. Fireworks and an annual Street Party is held in the heart of Suva, the nations capital to welcome the new year and is one of the largest new year celebrations in the South Pacific.|
|Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday|
|It is Muslim festival celebrating the birth of Muhammad. Public Holiday is not on the actual day of celebration due to the unpredictability of the moons appearance that signals the day.|
|Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday|
|Good Friday is major Christian festival. The Friday (Good Friday) and the Sunday (Easter Sunday) are both official public holidays. There is also a Public Holiday on Easter Monday, the Monday soon after Easter Sunday.|
|The anniversary Fiji’s to the United Kingdom in 1874 and attainment of independence in 1970. The week leading up to Fiji Day is called Fiji Week, a week of religious and cultural ceremonies celebrating the country’s diversity.|
|It is Hindu “Festival of Lights,” in honor of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. This holiday is a day of colour and celebration amongst all of Fiji’s races and creeds not in its religious aspect but for its festive and cultural one. Hindus in Fiji usually open their homes to other families to share in the traditional sweets and foods of Diwali in Fiji.|
|It is Christian festival, Christian holidays celebrated throughout Fiji. Christmas Eve is usually spent singing carols and going to church, and on Christmas Day, children receive toys and books from Santa Claus. Villagers throw huge communal parties and Christians in the more urban areas have picnics and parties on the beach.|
|Boxing Day Holiday is the day after Christmas.|
- In addition to the above public holidays, Cabinet has also approved a National Sports Day public holiday. The date of this public holiday shall be finalized by the Minister for Labour, Industrial Relations and employment, and the Minister for Youth and Sports.
- For more detail please visit Government of Fiji.