List of Public Holidays for 2017

Holiday Date Month Day Remarks
National Day of Sri Lanka 04 February Saturday Weekly Holiday
International Mother Language Day 21 February Tuesday 01 day
Mahasivarathri Day 24 February Friday 01 day
Birthday of the Father of the Nation 17 March Friday 01 day
National Day of Bangladesh 26 March Sunday Weekly Holiday
Noboborsho/ Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day 14 April Friday 01 day
May Day 01 May Monday 01 day
Buddha Purnima & Vesak Full Moon Poya Day* 10 May Wednesday 01 day
Shab e Barat* 12 May Friday 01 day
Jumatul Bidah & Shab e Qadar 23 June Friday 01 day
Eid ul Fitr* 25-27 June Sunday-Tuesday 02 days (+01 Weekly Holiday)
Jonmashtomi 14 August Monday 01 day
National Mourning Day 15 August Tuesday 01 day
Eid ul Adha* 01-03 September Friday-Sunday 01 day (+2 Weekly Holidays
Durga Puja 30 September Saturday Weekly Holiday
Ashura* 01 October Sunday Weekly Holiday
Deepavali Festival Day 18 October Wednesday 01 day
Eid e Miladun Nabi (SM)* 01 December Friday 01 day
Victory Day 16 December Saturday Weekly Holiday
Christmas Day 25 December Monday 01 day

 

* Subject to appearance of the moon