Maldives Calendar (2017 update): Holidays, Academic, Awareness Days & Special Days

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I have updated the entries for Maldives calendars for 2017. For subscribers, you do not need to do anything – new entries will be in your feed.

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Wishing you the best in 2017!

Maldives Holidays

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Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days

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Source: Calendar 2017 (Novelty Printers & Publishers)

Maldives Academic Calendar

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Source: Academic Calendar 2017 (Ministry of Education)

Update Log:

  1. 6th June 2017: 28th & 29th June 2017 declared special holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul Fitr. > Source.

Maldives Calendar (2016 update): Holidays, Academic, Awareness Days & Special Days

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The following Maldives Calendars have been updated for 2016:

  • Maldives Holidays Calendar
  • Maldives Academic Calendar
  • Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days Calendar

Use these calendars at your own risk. Please do leave a comment if you like it and more importantly if you notice any issues; I will try to correct them as soon as I can.

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Maldives Holidays (Includes 2016 Update)

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Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days (Includes 2016 Update)

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Source: Calendar 2016 (Novelty Printers & Publishers)

Maldives Academic Calendar (Includes 2016 Update)

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Source: Maldives Academic Calendar 2016 (Ministry of Education)

Update Log

  • Updated as of 5th January 2016 – Known Conflicts
  • 20 Nov. 2016 – 9 Jan. 2017, 2nd Term Holidays. However, 8th January, Beginning of Term 1 (2017) is marked as beginning of Term 1

    28th & 31 July 2016 added as a Special Holiday: [source] [source]

     

Maldives Calendar (2015 update): Holidays, Academic, Awareness Days & Special Days

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The following Maldives Calendars have been updated for 2015:

  • Maldives Holidays Calendar
  • Maldives Academic Calendar
  • Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days Calendar

Use these calendars at your own risk. Please do leave a comment if you notice any issues and I will try to correct them as soon as I can.

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Maldives Holidays (Includes 2015 Update)

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Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days (Includes 2015 Update)

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Source: Calendar 2015 (Novelty Printers & Publishers)

Maldives Academic Calendar (Includes 2015 Update)

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Source: Maldives Academic Calendar 2015 (Ministry of Education)

Update Log

  • Updated as of January 6th, 2015 with no known conflicts
  • Updated as of September 14th, 2015
    • Hajj Day revised to September 23rd, 2015 [source]
    • Eid-ul-Al’haa revised to September 24th, 2015 [source]
    • Holidays on the Occassion of Eid-ul-Al’haa revised to September 25th~27th, 2015 [source]
  • Updated as of September 15th, 2015
    • Additional holidays declared on the Occassion of Eid-ul-Al’haa: September 20th, 21st, 22nd & 27th 2015 [source]

Maldives Calendar (2014 update): Holidays, Academic, Awareness Days & Special Days

mvcalendar-150x150px.jpgThe Maldives Calendar for 2014 has been updated.  These include the Maldives Holidays, Maldives Academic Calendar and the Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days in the following formats.

Use these calendars at your own risk. Please do leave a comment if you notice any issues and I will try to correct them as soon as I can.

To subscribe, click on the appropriate link below on your computer or smart phone. iCAL link (iCalendar format) should work for most.

Maldives Holidays (Includes 2014 Update)

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Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days (Includes 2014 Update)

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Source: Calendar 2014 (Novelty Printers & Publishers)

Maldives Academic Calendar (Includes 2014 Update)

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Source: Academic Calendar (Ministry of Education)

Update Log

  • Updated as of January 17, 2014 with no known conflicts

Maldives Calendar (2013 update): Holidays, Academic, Awareness Days & Special Days

mvcalendar-150x150pxThe Maldives Holidays, Academic, Awareness & Special days calendars have been updated to include updates for the year 2013.

It’s great to know that more and more people are using these calendars on their smart phones and devices, to manage their schedules on the go. Got a useful Maldives-related public calendar of your own? Let me know in the comments. Or, create one here: http://www.google.com/calendar and share.

Use these calendars at your own risk. Let me know if you notice any issues by commenting below. I will then try to correct them as soon as possible.

To subscribe, click on the appropriate link below on your computer or smart phone. iCAL link (iCalendar format) should work for most.

Enjoy and have a productive 2013!

Maldives Holidays (2013 Update)

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Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days (2013 Update)

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Source: Calendar 2013 (Novelty Printers & Publishers)

Maldives Academic Calendar (2013 Update)

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Source: Academic Calendar (Ministry of Education), as of 28th December 2011

Update Log

  • 4th March 2013 declared a Public Holiday: 1st Sitting of the People’s Majlis – Source

Maldives Calendar (2012 update): Holidays, Academic, Awareness Days & Special Days

The Maldives Holidays, Academic, Awareness & Special days calendars have been updated to include updates for the year 2012.

Please use at own risk and let me know if you notice any issues by commenting below. I will then try to correct them as soon as possible.

To subscribe, click on the appropriate link below on your computer or smart phone. iCAL link (iCalendar format) should work for most.

Enjoy and have a productive 2012!

Maldives Holidays (2012 Update)

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Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days (2012 Update)

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Source: Calendar 2012 (Novelty Printers & Publishers)

Maldives Academic Calendar (2012 Update)

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Source: Academic Calendar (Ministry of Education), as of 28th December 2011

Update Log

  • Day to mark ‘Maldives Embracement to Islam’ – Moved from 24th February 2012 to 26th February 2012 “because the anniversary of the Day the Maldives Embraced Islam falls on a weekend.” – Source 
  • 1st March 2012 declared as a holiday: First Sitting of the People’s Majlis for the Year – Source

Sound Workshop ’11

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Johann Berby & Théo Croix doing a presentation

The Sound Workshop ’11, was held on the 19th, 20th & 21st of September 2011 in the Youth Centre (MCSE).  The event was organized by Alliance française de Male’ and Island Music, in Male’, Maldives.

The Event

The main aim of this event was to exchange knowledge, in related disciplines, via theoretical presentations and hands-on experiences, on what it takes to get a better sound.  The program included detailed presentations, live-demonstrations and opened a great networking opportunity, so that, via this network, knowledge can be shared at a personal level.

It was an intensive 3-day workshop with more than 86 registered participants and an attendance rate over 70 pax per day.  Johann Berby conducted master classes on rhythms, grooves and techniques, while Théo Croix demonstrated sound phenomena live.   Continue reading “Sound Workshop ’11”

Fête de la Musique 2011 (Maldives) :: Sound Reinforcement

Esa performing at Fête de la Musique 2011 - Maldives
Esa performing at Fête de la Musique 2011 - Maldives

Fête de la Musique (World Music Day) 2011 was held on the 30th of June, 2011, in Muniufaa premises.  This is the third such event, held annually, by Alliance français, in Malé, Maldives.

The core-values of Fête de la Musique is said to be, to cerebrate music on the streets by both amateur and professionals alike.

However, these values have yet to take hold here in the Maldives, due to space constraints and lack of related cultural significances.  Nevertheless, it is now becoming an upcoming platform especially for young and upcoming bands to display there talents.  Continue reading “Fête de la Musique 2011 (Maldives) :: Sound Reinforcement”

Maldives Beach Games – Logo Launching Ceremony :: Sound Reinforcement

Maldives Beach Games Logo Launching CeremonyMaldives Beach Games – Logo Launching Ceremony, was held on 10th February 2011 in Kulhivaru Ekuveni at 2100. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Hon. Sanath Jayasuriya who was accompanied by the Vice President of Maldives H. E. Dr. Mohammed Waheed Hassan and Human Resources, Youth & Sports Minister Hon. Hassan Latheef.

The Chief Guest and VIPs were escorted into the venue by Dhammaau bodu-beru troop afterwhich, speeches were given by the Olympic Committee President Mr. Ibrahim Imsail Ali, Hon. Hassan Latheef and a few words by Hon. Sanath Jayasurira. The official launching was symbolized when Longey was lowered onto the stage and blew into a Sangu (Conch Shell), which is a traditional call for attention. Continue reading “Maldives Beach Games – Logo Launching Ceremony :: Sound Reinforcement”

Maldives Calendar (2011 update): Holidays, Academic, Awareness Days & Special Days

Here is the Maldives Holidays Calendar updated for 2011. I am also introducing a new calendar for Awareness & Special Days.

As for the Academic Calendar, I will update and post it here once I have some reliable information. Academic Calendar has also been updated for 2011.

Use at own risk. Please read Known Issues before using.

Please leave a comment with some feedback, especially if there are any errors that need to be fixed.

Have a productive 2011!

Maldives Holidays (2011 Update)

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Maldives Awareness Days & Special Days (2011 Update)

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Source: Calendar 2011 (Novelty Printers & Publishers)

Maldives Academic Calendar (2011 Update)

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Source: Academic Calendar (Ministry of Education), as of 22nd December 2011

Update Log

  • 22nd December 2010: Updated Academic Calendar for 2011
  • 23rd December 2010: Fixed bad links in Maldives Holidays Calendar. Thanks to Yasir for spotting.28th April 2011:
  • Added May Day as a public holiday.
  • Fishermen’s Day has been moved from 10th December to 16th October, annually: http://sun.mv/9622.  Tks to @kudanai for notifying the change.

Known Issues

  • Eid-ul-Fithr and associate holidays, date conflict:
    • Novelty Calendar: 30th August 2011
    • MOE Calendar: 31st August 2011
  • End of Academic Year / End of Term 2:
    • Novelty Calendar: 10th November 2011
    • MOE Calendar: 17th November 2011