Holidays & Observances in Kuwait
Kuwait is a Middle Eastern country located on the Persian Gulf between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. It has a booming oil industry and is thus the richest country per-capita in the world. Islam is the predominant religion, so much of the laws and traditions of Kuwait are based in Islamic principles. However, Kuwait is widely considered one the freest Islamic countries. It grants women the right to vote and is constantly rated to have the freest media in the Middle East. There are very few official holidays celebrated in Kuwait. Islamic holidays, though are widely celebrated throughout the country.