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Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve in Sri Lanka

Is Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve a Public Holiday?

Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonApr 13Sinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday
2016WedApr 13Sinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday
2017WedApr 12Sinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday
2018FriApr 13Sinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday
2019SatApr 13Sinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday
2020MonApr 13Sinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday

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