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Diwali/Deepavali in Indonesia

Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali, or the Festival of Lights. It is celebrated in October or November each year. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days.

Is Diwali/Deepavali a Public Holiday?

Diwali/Deepavali is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.
Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.
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About Diwali/Deepavali

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Diwali/Deepavali Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2010–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010FriNov 5Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2011WedOct 26Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2012TueNov 13Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2013SunNov 3Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2014WedOct 22Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2015WedNov 11Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2016SunOct 30Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2017ThuOct 19Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2018WedNov 7Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2019SunOct 27Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 
2020SatNov 14Diwali/DeepavaliObservance 

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