There are eight public holidays with 15 days in Sudan in 2023, five of which fall on Friday and Saturday.
Independence Day is a public holiday in Sudan, observed on January 1, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Sudan's independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956.
Coptic Christmas is celebrated on January 7, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Coptic Christmas, celebrated in eastern churches, is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
Coptic Easter is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Coptic Easter is a public holiday in many countries. In 2023, it falls on April 16.
This is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide celebrating the end of a month of fasting. The holiday falls on the first day of Syawal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. The holiday lasts four days from April 21 to April 24, 2023.
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday lasts three days from June 27 to July 1, 2023, and it honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.
Islamic New Year
Islamic New Year marks the beginning of the Islamic lunar calendar year, and it is observed on the first day of the month of Muharram, which is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It falls on July 19, 2023.
The Prophet's Birthday
The holiday, observed on September 27, 2023, commemorates the birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, an Arab religious and political leader and the founder of Islam. Muhammad was born around 570 AD in Mecca and was a deeply spiritual man spending time in meditation.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day, celebrated in western churches, is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
The following is the list of public holidays in Sudan in 2023.
|Independence Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Coptic Christmas||Jan 07, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Coptic Easter||Apr 16, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr||Apr 21, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Apr 22, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Apr 23, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Apr 24, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Jun 27, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha||Jun 28, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Jun 29, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Jun 30, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Jul 01, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Islamic New Year||Jul 19, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|The Prophet's Birthday||Sep 27, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Sudan in 2023.