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Public holidays in Morocco

This is a list of holidays in Morocco.[1]

Public holidays

Date English name Local name Description
January 1 New Year's Day Ras l' âm
January 11 Independence Manifesto Day Takdim watikat al-istiqlal
May 1 Labour Day Eid Ash-Shughl
July 30 Throne Day Eid Al-Ârch Commemorates the enthronement of Mohammed VI of Morocco on July 30, 1999
August 14 Oued Ed-Dahab Day Zikra Oued Ed-Dahab
August 20 Revolution Day Thawrat al malik wa shâab
August 21 Youth Day Eid Al Chabab Birthday of Mohammed VI of Morocco
November 6 Green March Eid Al Massira Al Khadra
November 18 Independence Day Eid Al Istiqlal Morocco National Day

Movable holidays

The following holidays are public holidays but the date on which each occurs varies, according to its corresponding calendar, and thus has no set date. In order in which they occur:

Date English Name Local Name Description
Muharram 1 Islamic New Year Fatih Muharram
Rabi' al-awwal 12 Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad Eid Al Mawled
Shawwal 1 Eid al-Fitr Eid Sghir
Dhu al-Hijjah 10 Eid al-Adha Eid Kbir