National Public holidays of Sri Lanka in 2016

Day Date Holiday
Thursday January 14 Tamil Thai Pongal Day
Saturday January 23 Duruthu Full Moon Poya
Thursday February 04 National Day: Marks independence from British rule in 1948
Monday February 22 Navam Full Moon Poya
Friday February 26 Maha Shivratri
Wednesday March 23 Madin Full Moon Poya
Friday March 25 Good Friday: Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday April 13 Sinhala and Tamil New Year Eve
Thursday April 14 Sinhala and Tamil New Year
Friday April 22 Bak Full Moon Poya
Sunday May 01 May Day
Saturday May 21 Vesak Full Moon Poya: Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Monday June 20 Poson Full Moon Poya
Wednesday July 06 Idul Fitr
Wednesday July 20 Esala Full Moon Poya
Thursday August 18 Nikini Full Moon Poya
Sunday September 11 Idul Juha
Friday September 16 Binara Full Moon Poya
Sunday October 16 Vap Full Moon Poya
Sunday October 30 Deepavali: Dewali
Monday November 14 Ill Full Moon Poya
Monday December 12 Milad-un-Nabi
Wednesday December 14 Unduvap Full Moon Poya
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day

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