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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.

Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.

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About Diwali

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Diwali Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2026.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SunOct 30DiwaliPublic Holiday
2017ThuOct 19DiwaliPublic Holiday
2018WedNov 7DiwaliPublic Holiday
2019SunOct 27DiwaliPublic Holiday
2020SatNov 14DiwaliPublic Holiday
2021ThuNov 4DiwaliPublic Holiday
2022MonOct 24DiwaliPublic Holiday
2023SunNov 12DiwaliPublic Holiday
2024ThuOct 31DiwaliPublic Holiday
2025MonOct 20DiwaliPublic Holiday
2026SunNov 8DiwaliPublic Holiday

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