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    Public and Bank Holidays for 2020 Featured

    June 10, 2019

    The day prior and the Sinhala and Tamil New Year will fall on April 12 and 13 next year. This is as per the list of public and bank holidays in 2020 issued by the Ministry of Internal & Home Affairs. The gazette notification declaring those holidays has been issued by Minister Vajira Abeywardena recently.Accordingly there will be 26 public and bank holidays next year as follows;

     January 10 (Friday) - Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day

    January 15 (Wednesday) - Tamil Thai Pongal Day

    February 04 (Tuesday) - National Day

    February 08 (Saturday) - Nawam Full Moon Poya Day

    February 21 (Friday) - Mahasivarathri Day

    March 09 (Monday) - Madin Full Moon Poya Day

    April 07 (Tuesday) - Bak Full Moon Poya Day

    April 10 (Friday) - Good Friday

    April 12 (Sunday) - Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day

    April 13 (Monday) - Sinhala and Tamil New Year Day

    May 01 (Friday) - May Day

    May 07 (Thursday) - Vesak Full Moon Poya Day

    May 08 (Friday) - Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day

    May 25 (Monday) - Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)

    June 05 (Friday) - Poson Full Moon Poya Day

    July 04 (Saturday) - Esala Full Moon Poya Day

    August 01 (Saturday) - Eid-Ul-Alha (Hajj Festival Day)

    August 03 (Monday) - Nikini Full Moon Poya Day

    September 01 (Tuesday) Binara Full Moon Poya Day

    October 01 (Thursday) - Adhi-Vap Full Moon Poya Day

    October 30 (Friday) - Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet’s Birthday)

    October 30 (Friday) - Vap Full Moon Poya Day

    November 14 (Saturday) - Deepavali Festival Day

    November 29 (Sunday) - Ill Full Moon Poya Day

    December 25 (Friday) - Christmas Day

    December 29 (Tuesday) - Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day

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