New Year’s Day 2021 in Indonesia

New Year’s day 2021 in Indonesia is celebrated with great joy and fervour. Like most parts of the world celebrates the first day of the Gregorian calendar with much joy and fervour, the same celebrations also take place in Indonesia only. But, along with the New year which arrives on the 1st of January every year, three other New Years are also celebrated in Indonesia. Let us find out what they are.

When is New Year’s Day in 2021?

1

January, 2021

(Friday)

Is New Year’s Day a Public Holiday in Indonesia?

New Year’s Day is a public holiday for the general population according to Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

New Year Celebrations in Indonesia

As it has already been mentioned, there is a tradition of not one, but four New Year occasions getting celebrated in Indonesia. Let us now take a look at the list below and find out what they are.
1. The Gregorian New Year
2. The Chinese New Year
3. The Balinese New Year
4. The Islamic Hijri New Year
Now, along with the other New year’s, the Gregorian Calendar is also celebrated with great joy and fervour. People often enjoy a hearty meal with their near and dear friends on the occasion of New Year Day which arrives as per the Gregorian Calendar. Fireworks, late night parties, restaurants dazzled up with lots of food items and delicacies are commonly spotted in the Indonesian streets on this day.

New Year’s Day Observances

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2019 Tue 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2020 Wed 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2021 Fri 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2022 Sat 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2023 Sun 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2024 Mon 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday
2025 Wed 1 January New Year’s Day Public Holiday

New Year Celebrations in Other Countries

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Quick Facts

This year: Fri, 1 January 2021
Next year: Sat, 1 January 2022
Last year: Wed, 1 January 2020
Type : Public Holiday