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Diwali in Suriname

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 a Public Holiday?

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

In 2020, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.

About Diwali

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Diwali Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015WedNov 11DiwaliPublic Holiday
2016SunOct 30DiwaliPublic Holiday
2017ThuOct 19DiwaliPublic Holiday
2018WedNov 7DiwaliPublic Holiday
2019SunOct 27DiwaliPublic Holiday
2020SatNov 14DiwaliPublic Holiday

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