National Elderly Day in Indonesia
National Elderly Day in Indonesia is held on May 29. This event in the third decade of the month May is annual. Help us
Presidential Decree on the National Day of Older Persons, 29 May 1996.
For the past three decades, Indonesia has made significant progress in economic and human development, which has resulted in better health conditions and longer life expectancy, creating a growing population of older people.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
The beginning of Gawai Dayak on May 31 (Dayaks in Sarawak, Malaysia and West Kalimantan, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam);
Coral Triangle Day on June 9 (The CTD was first held on June 10, 2012, as a regional interpretation of World Oceans Day. During the 8th Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (a multilateral partnership to safeguard the Coral Triangle's marine and coastal biological resources) Senior Official Meeting, member countries declared to designate the Coral Triangle Day to be held annually. The region covers the exclusive economic zones of six countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste);
Muslim New Year on July 18 (The Islamic New Year, also known as Arabic New Year, Muharram or Hijri New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Hijri year);
Children's Day in Indonesia on July 23 (since 1984)