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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2019

See also: 2019 public holidays in Asia and worldwide.

The table below contains the complete list of Sri Lanka public holidays for 2019, also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Tuesday Tamil Thai Pongal Day
Sunday Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
Monday National Day (Independence Day)
Tuesday Navam Full Moon Poya Day
Monday Mahasivarathri Day
Wednesday Madin Full Moon Poya Day
Saturday Sinhala & Tamil New Year's Eve
Sunday Sinhala & Tamil New Year (Aluth Avurudda)
Monday Sinhala & Tamil New Year (day in lieu)
Friday Good Friday
Friday Bak Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday May Day
Saturday Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Sunday Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Monday Vesak Full Moon Poya Day (day in lieu)
Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
Sunday Poson Full Moon Poya Day
Tuesday Esala Full Moon Poya Day
Monday Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)
Wednesday Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
Friday Binara Full Moon Poya Day
Sunday Vap Full Moon Poya Day
Sunday Deepavali Festival Day
Sunday Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday)
Monday Special Bank Holiday (Milad-Un-Nabi) (full day) banks
Tuesday Ill Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday Unduwap Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday Christmas Day

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Recent Sri Lanka Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Sri Lanka public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Sri Lanka (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Sri Lanka, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Sri Lanka Background Information and Links