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List of Holidays for the year 2017

No. Name Month Date Day of Week
1 New year's Day January 01 Sunday
2 Republic Day January 26 Thursday
3 Holi March 13  Monday
4 Mahavir Jayanti April 09 Sunday
5 Buddha Purnima May 10 Wednesday
6 Idu'l Fitr* June 26 Monday
7 Renaissance Day of Oman July 23 Sunday
8 Independence Day August 15 Tuesday
9 Id-ul-Zuha*(Bakrid) September 02 Saturday
10 Onam September 04 Monday
11 Dussehra September 30 Saturday
12 Muharram* October 01 Sunday
13 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday October 02 Monday
14 Diwali October 19 Thursday
15 Guru Nanak’s Birthday November 04 Saturday
16 Milad Un Nabi or Id-E-Milad(Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)* December 02 Saturday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Monday

Note: * Subject to change depending upon sighting of moon as declared locally.

** Subject to change depending upon the official announcement by Govt. of Oman of the date on which the holiday on this account will be observed locally.


Mrs Sushma Pandey, wife of Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman, organized a mesmerizing and memorable evening of ‘Indian Ethnic Saree and Bridal Wear Show’ at the premises of Indian Embassy in Muscat on 25 April, 2017, showcasing the rich heritage of Indian Sarees as well as Bridal wear. It was attended by over 120 women, including spouses of diplomats, Omani women and women from within Indian community.


Yoga events held at the Embassy Auditorium as curtain-raiser to the 3rd International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2017. The sessions were organized by Muscat Energy Healing Centre and Bliss Foundation in Oman in association with Embassy of India, Muscat on 15th April, 2017.