There are 14 public holidays in Nauru in 2023, three of which fall on weekends: New Year's Day, RONPHOS Handover Day, and Sir Hammer DeRoburt Day.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
Independence Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Nauru on January 31 and February 1, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when Nauru gained its independence in 1968.
International Women's Day
The holiday is one of the most important days to recognize women's achievements and raise awareness about women's equality. It is observed on March 8, 2023.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, April 7, 2023.
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 10, 2023.
Constitution Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Nauru on May 17, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the alterations to the Constitution of Nauru in 1968.
RONPHOS Handover Day
RONPHOS is an abbreviation of the Republic of Nauru Phosphate. RONPHOS Handover Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Nauru on July 1, 2023. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the Nauru Phosphate Corporation formally changed its name to the Republic of Nauru Phosphate Corporation in 2005.
Ibumin Earoeni Day
Ibumin Earoeni Day is a public holiday in the Micronesian island country of Nauru celebrated on August 19, 2023. The holiday honors the country's twelve traditional tribes and matrilineal system.
Sir Hammer DeRoburt Day
The holiday, observed on September 25, 2023, celebrates the birthday of the first President of the Republic of Nauru Hammer DeRoburt, born on September 25, 1922. He ruled the country for most of its first twenty years of independence.
Angam Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Nauru on October 26, 2023. Angam in the Nauruan language means celebration or to have reached a set goal. The holiday is the celebration day for the Nauruan people to reach 1500.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
Boxing Day is also known as St. Stephen's Day and is widely known as a shopping holiday in some countries. It falls on December 26, 2023.
The following is the list of public holidays in Nauru in 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Day Holiday||Jan 02, 2023||Monday||Observed|
|Independence Day||Jan 31, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day Holiday||Feb 01, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|International Women's Day||Mar 08, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Apr 07, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 10, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Tuesday||Apr 11, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Constitution Day||May 17, 2023||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|RONPHOS Handover Day||Jul 01, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Ibumin Earoeni Day||Aug 19, 2023||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Sir Hammer DeRoburt Day||Sep 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Angam Day||Oct 26, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Boxing Day||Dec 26, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Nauru in 2023.