Indonesia has published the list of official holidays for 2006. The schedule of official holidays - the subject of a joint Ministerial decision from the Minister of Religious Affairs, the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration, and the State Minister for Administrative Reform was published on July 29, 2005 and sets the dates for both official and religious holidays and the recently introduced "joint holidays" or "cuti bersama". "Cuti Bersama" is the officially declared long holiday established to stimulate national tourism and increase efficiency in the operation of government offices.
2006 Official Holidays
Sunday, January 1, 2006 New Years Day
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 Idul Adha 1426H.
Sunday, January 29, 2006 Chinese New Year 2557
Tuesday, January 31, 2006 Moslem New Year 1427H
Thursday, March 30, 2006 Hari Nyepi or Bali's Day of Absolute Silence
Monday, April 10, 2006 Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed S.A.W. replacing the official date of April 11, 2006.
Friday, April 14, 2006 Good Friday.
Thursday, May 25, 2006 The Ascension of Jesus Christ.
Thursday, August 17, 2006 Indonesian Independence Day.
Monday, August 21, 2006 Isra' Mi'raj Nabi Muhamad S.A.W.
Monday, October 23, 2006 Cuti Bersama.
Tuesday and Wednesday, October 24-25, 2006 Idul Fitri.
Thursday and Friday, October 26 27, 2006 Cuti Berama
Monday, December 25, 2006 Christmas Day.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 Idul Adha 1427H.
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