Singapore Bank Holidays 2021


 
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A preview of the Singapore bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for 2021, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Singapore Bank Holidays in 2021
Jan.    Fri New Year's Day
Feb.    Fri Chinese New Year
        Sat Chinese New Year Holiday
Apr.    Fri Good Friday
May     Sat Labour Day
        Thu Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan)
        Wed Vesak Day (Buddha Day)
July    Tue Hari Raya Haji (Feast of Sacrifice)
Aug.    Mon National Day
Nov.    Thu Deepavali
Dec.    Sat Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

16 Sep 2018 Singapore 2019 Islamic Calendar Released (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura-MUIS) The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Majilis Ugama Islam Singapura) has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2019, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual non-working public holidays based on the Hijra calendar.  05 Apr 2018 Singapore 2019 Public Holidays Released (Singapore Ministry of Manpower-MOM) Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released the official list of non-working Singapore public holidays and bank holidays in Singapore for the upcoming calendar year 2019 which, for a fifth consecutive year, does not include any error in the date of the 2019 Deepavali public holiday in Singapore.  28 Aug 2017 Singapore Public Holiday September 23 (Singapore Elections Department-Singapore) The Government of Singapore has announced that, in all likelihood, it will declare Saturday, September 23, 2017, as another one-off public holiday on account of the Presidential Election that will be held on that day.  05 Apr 2017 Singapore 2018 Public Holidays Released (Singapore Ministry of Manpower-MOM) Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released the official list of non-working Singapore public holidays and bank holidays in Singapore for the upcoming calendar year 2018 which, for a fourth consecutive year, does not include any error in the date of the 2018 Deepavali public holiday in Singapore.  01 Apr 2017 Singapore 2018 Islamic Calendar Released (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura-MUIS) The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Majilis Ugama Islam Singapura) has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2018, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual non-working public holidays based on the Hijra calendar.  23 Jul 2016 Singapore 2017 Islamic Calendar Released (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura-MUIS) The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Majilis Ugama Islam Singapura) has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2017, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual non-working public holidays based on the Hijra calendar.  21 Apr 2016 Singapore May 7 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Singapore Ministry of Manpower-MOM) The Government of Singapore has issued a communiqué announcing that Saturday, May 7, 2016, the date of the upcoming Bukit Bato by-election would not be gazetted as another one-off non-working public holiday in Singapore.  05 Apr 2016 Singapore 2017 Public Holidays Released (Singapore Ministry of Manpower-MOM) Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released the official list of non-working Singapore public holidays and bank holidays in Singapore for the upcoming calendar year 2017 which, for a third consecutive year, does not include any error in the date of the 2017 Deepavali public holiday in Singapore.  25 Aug 2015 Singapore 2015 Public Holidays Amended (Singapore Ministry of Manpower-MOM) Earlier today, Singapore's President, Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, dissolved Singapore's 12th Parliament, and announced that Polling Day would be on Friday, September 11, 2015, and that the date would be another one-off non-working public holiday in Singapore.  22 May 2015 Singapore 2016 Public Holidays Updated (Singapore Ministry of Manpower-MOM) Following the recent declaration by Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of its annual list of non-working public holidays in Singapore for the upcoming calendar year 2016, and confirmation of the 2015 Deepavali public holiday date in Singapore, the MOM today announced that, in a break with past announcements of public holidays in Singapore, the October 29, 2016, Deepavali date would not be subjected to change.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Singapore public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Singapore International Codes SG and SGP (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .sg (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Singapore information and news: Monetary Authority of Singapore (Singapore central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Singapore maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Singapore), and Wikipedia (includes Singapore commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Singapore, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Singapore, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Singapore.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Singapore that are based on certain religious calendars may be subject to local variations due to differing interpretations between different religious authorities, or to seemingly arbitrary changes in the date a holiday is celebrated because it conflicts with another holiday that is based on another calendar, or because the day of the holiday is deemed inauspicious (bad luck). To find out more about these uncertainties, see the footnote below, if any, for each specific religion.

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Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays, for Singapore, were calculated using the Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS) lunar visibility criteria. For Salat (prayer times) calculations, see our Freeware page.

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Hindu Calendar Public Holidays : For Singapore, when calculating the date of bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays based on the Hindu Lunar calendar, if the date is expunged (ie. does not occur), then we use the following existing date of the Hindu Lunar calendar. Local practice concerning expunged days may vary regionally as described in many sources, including the 1998 book The Indian Calendric System by G.K. Chatterjee.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2021 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Singapore, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Singapore, before planning any trip to Singapore. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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