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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2018

This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Mon Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
14 Jan Sun Tamil Thai Pongal Day
31 Jan Wed Navam Full Moon Poya Day
4 Feb Sun National Day
13 Feb Tue Mahasivarathri Day
1 Mar Thu Madin Full Moon Poya Day
30 Mar Fri Good Friday
31 Mar Sat Bak Full Moon Poya Day
13 Apr Fri Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
14 Apr Sat Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
29 Apr Sun Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
30 Apr Mon Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
7 May Mon May Day
29 May Tue Adhi Poson Full Moon Poya Day
15 Jun Fri Id Ul-Fitr
27 Jun Wed Poson Full Moon Poya Day
27 Jul Fri Esala Full Moon Poya Day
22 Aug Wed Id Ul-Alha
25 Aug Sat Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
24 Sep Mon Binara Full Moon Poya Day
24 Oct Wed Vap Full Moon Poya Day
6 Nov Tue Deepavali
20 Nov Tue Milad un-Nabi
22 Nov Thu Ill Full Moon Poya Day
22 Dec Sat Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
25 Dec Tue Christmas Day

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