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Sri Lanka Holiday Calendar 2016 is presented here along with dates for all the festivals and holidays celebrated in Sri Lanka. Know more on Public and Bank Holidays in Sri Lanka 2016.
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Sri Lanka Holidays 2016

Sri Lanka Holiday Calendar 2016 - Sri Lanka is a beautiful country dotted with sandy beaches, temples and ancient places. The culture and history of Sri Lanka dates back to more than 200 years old. The country is one of the developing economies in Indian subcontinent. The people of Sri Lanka celebrate regional festivals and holidays. Government offices, schools, colleges and banks remains closed on this national holidays which are observed in the country.

Holidays and festivals are a part of our culture, tradition and nationality. Each country has its own culture and tradition which are largely reflected in the festivals celebrated in a year. Some of this festivals and holidays are also celebrated to mark the birthday of religious saint or guru. The dates for these festivals keep on changing in a calendar year. Some of the religious observance is based on the sighting of the Moon. Here we have provided below dates for festivals celebrated in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Holiday Calendar 2016

January 2016 14 Thursday Tamil Thai Pongal Day
23 Saturday Duruthu Full Moon Poya
February 2016 04 Thursday National Day
22 Monday Navam Full Moon Poya
26 Friday Maha Shivratri
March 2016 23 Wednesday Madin Full Moon Poya Day
25 Friday Good Friday
April 2016 13 Wednesday Sinhala and Tamil New Year Eve
14 Thursday Sinhala and Tamil New Year
22 Friday Bak Full Moon Poya
May 2016 01 Sunday May Day
21 Saturday Vesak Full Moon Poya
June 2016 20 Monday Poson Full Moon Poya
July 2016 06 Wednesday Idul Fitr (End of Ramadan)
20 Wednesday Esala Full Moon Poya
August 2016 18 Thursday Nikini Full Moon Poya
Spetmeber 2016 11 Sunday Idul Juha
16 Friday Binara Full Moon Poya
October 2016 16 Sunday Vap Full Moon Poya
30 Sunday Deepavali
November 2016 14 Monday III Full Moon Poya
December 2016 12 Monday Milad un-Nabi (Birth of the Prophet)
14 Wednesday Unduvap Full Moon Poya
25 Sunday Christmas Day

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