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Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka

Easter Sunday is one of the most festive events among Christians worldwide. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.

Is Easter Sunday a Public Holiday?

Easter Sunday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, April 21, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Sri Lanka.

Ascension Day

Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.

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About Easter Sunday

Read more about Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunApr 5Easter SundayObservance
2016SunMar 27Easter SundayObservance
2017SunApr 16Easter SundayObservance
2018SunApr 1Easter SundayObservance
2019SunApr 21Easter SundayObservance
2020SunApr 12Easter SundayObservance

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