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Holidays and Observances in Sri Lanka in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Sri Lanka in 2023

Date NameType
Jan 6FridayDuruthu Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Jan 15SundayTamil Thai Pongal DayPublic Holiday
Feb 4SaturdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Feb 5SundayNavam Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 18SaturdayMahasivarathri DayPublic Holiday
Mar 7TuesdayMadin Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Mar 8WednesdayHoliHindu Holiday
Mar 21TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 5WednesdayBak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Apr 7FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 13ThursdaySinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday
Apr 14FridaySinhala and Tamil New Year's DayPublic Holiday
Apr 22SaturdayEid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
May 1MondayMay DayPublic Holiday
May 5FridayVesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
May 6SaturdayDay after Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
May 14SundayMother's DayObservance
Jun 3SaturdayPoson Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Jun 18SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 29ThursdayEid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
Jul 3MondayEsala Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Aug 1TuesdayNikini Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Aug 30WednesdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Sep 19TuesdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 27WednesdayMilad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
Sep 28ThursdayBinara Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Oct 24TuesdayDussehraHindu Holiday
Oct 28SaturdayVap Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Nov 12SundayDeepavaliPublic Holiday
Nov 26SundayIll Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26TuesdayUnduvap Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday

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