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New Year's Day

New Year’s Day 2025 and 2026 in Brunei Darussalam

Brunei observes New Year’s Day with a public holiday every 1 January, as does most of the rest of the world. However, the celebrations really begin on New Year’s Eve and reach a high point with the turning of the clock from 11:59pm on 31 December to midnight on 1 January.

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Multiple cultural traditions intermingle in Bruniei. This shows up on the holiday calendar, including celebrations of new year’s days. Apart from New Year’s Day on 1 January, Brunei’s calendar includes public holidays for Chinese New Year and the Islamic New Year.

There are both public and private events in Brunei for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Some major hotels are especially exciting with the parties they host for international visitors.

Previous Years

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