What's Happening in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste has many celebrations commemorating the country’s recent independence as a nation and important religious holidays. Then there are cultural festivals and important sporting events showcasing the warmth and beauty of Timor-Leste.  Joining in is a fun way to meet Timorese and to find out more about this country.

National Holiday Calendar

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Wed New Year’s Day
3 Mar Tue Veterans Day
10 Apr Fri Holy Friday
1 May Fri Labour Day
20 May Wed Independence Restoration Day
24 May Sun Idul Fitri
11 Jun Thu Corpus Christi
31 Jul Fri Idul Adha
30 Aug Sun Popular Consultation Day
1 Nov Sun All Saints’ Day
2 Nov Mon All Souls’ Day
12 Nov Thu National Youth Day
28 Nov Sat Independence Day
7 Dec Mon Memorial Day
8 Dec Tue Immaculate Conception
25 Dec Fri Christmas Day
31 Dec Thu National Heroes Day

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