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Oman Holiday Calendar 2015 is presented here along with dates for all the festivals and holidays celebrated in Oman. Know more on Public and Bank Holidays in Oman 2015.
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Oman Holidays 2015

Oman Holiday Calendar 2015 - Located in Southwest Asia, Oman is one of the most developed countries in entire Gulf region. Islam is the dominant religion in the country with a majority of population following Arab traditions and culture. Most of people in Oman are Abadi Muslims or people following Ibadhism. Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims are also present in descent number in Oman. Omanis live together with peace and harmony and celebrate each festival with great devotion. Islamic religion plays a major role in day to day life of Omanis. The holy month of Ramadhan is a period of fasting and prayers for the entire Muslim community. Muslims are required to fast from sunrise to sunset during this period which is followed by Eid alfitr. Ramadan is considered to be most sacred month in Islamic calendar as Muslims across the globe devote more time for worshipping Allah and reciting their Holy Quran. Eid al-fitr is one of the most famous festivals celebrated in the Sultanate of Oman. The Government of Oman announces 4 to 6 days public holidays each year on Eid alfitr for both public and private sector in the country.

All Muslim public and bank holidays are observed in Oman based on Umm al-QuraCalendar of Saudi Arabia. All the Gulf nations follow Muslim holidays based on this calendar.

Oman Holiday Calendar 2015

January 2015 1 Thursday New Year's Day
3 Saturday Mouloud (Prophet's Birthday)
May 2015 16 Saturday Leilat al-Meiraj (Ascension of the Prophet)
July 2015 23 Thursday Renaissance Day
18 Saturday Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
19 Sunday Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
20 Monday Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
21 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
September 2015 23 Wednesday Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
24 Thursday Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
25 Friday Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
26 Saturday Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
October 2015 13 Tuesday Islamic New Year
November 2015 18 Wednesday National Day
18 Wednesday Birthday of HM Sultan Qaboos

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