Public Holidays for 2018

We wish to advise that the following National and Public Holidays are set for the coming year, 2018:


January 1, Monday                              New Year’s Day
February 10, Saturday                        Feast of St. Paul’s Shipwreck
March 19, Monday                              Feast of St. Joseph
March 30, Friday                                  Good Friday
March 31, Saturday                             Freedom Day
May 1, Tuesday                                    Workers’ Day
June 7, Thursday                                  Sette Giugno (Seventh June, marking a national historic event)
June 29, Friday                                      Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul  (also known as L-Imnarja)
August 15, Wednesday                        Feast of the Assumption  (also known as Santa Maria, and in Italy, Ferragosto)
September 8, Saturday                        Victory Day  (national feast marked for the victory of the Great Seige)
September 21, Friday                           Independence Day
December 8, Saturday                          Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 13, Thursday                       Republic Day
December 25, Tuesday                         Christmas Day

Note that public holidays falling on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays are not compensated for by additional holidays during the rest of the year.

By Geraldine Spiteri

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