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Vesak Full Moon Poya Day in Sri Lanka

Is Vesak Full Moon Poya Day a Public Holiday?

Vesak Full Moon Poya Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Vesak Full Moon Poya Day Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunMay 3Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
2016SatMay 21Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
2017WedMay 10Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
2018SunApr 29Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
2019SatMay 18Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
2020ThuMay 7Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday

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