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Holidays & Observances in Kuwait

Kuwait is a Middle Eastern country located on the Persian Gulf between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. It has a booming oil industry and is thus the richest country per-capita in the world. Islam is the predominant religion, so much of the laws and traditions of Kuwait are based in Islamic principles. However, Kuwait is widely considered one the freest Islamic countries. It grants women the right to vote and is constantly rated to have the freest media in the Middle East. There are very few official holidays celebrated in Kuwait. Islamic holidays, though are widely celebrated throughout the country.


Upcoming Popular Holidays

Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Isra and Mi’raj Religious/Beliefs Islam / Muslim
National Day Kuwait Public
Liberation Day Kuwait Public
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Eid al-Fitr Religious/Beliefs Islam / Muslim
Eid al-Adha Religious/Beliefs Islam / Muslim