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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in Asia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Sri Lanka 2020 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is 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.

The list of Sri Lanka public holidays in 2020 is:


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