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Diwali/Deepavali in Singapore

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 a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.

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About Diwali/Deepavali

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Diwali/Deepavali Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueNov 10Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
2016SatOct 29Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
2017WedOct 18Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
2018TueNov 6Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
2019SunOct 27Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
2019MonOct 28Diwali/Deepavali observedNational holiday
2020SatNov 14Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday

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