Sri Lanka Holidays Calendar in 2018
All of upcoming Holidays list of for the year of 2018 are shown below added with date, weekday and Holiday name with a short description.
Note : Our list may be modified as official changes are announced on the origin and meaning of holidays according to government low include .
Sri Lanka has more festivals than any other country in the world. There are four main religions on this country. They follow lunar calendar. For this reason all of festivals are religious in nature with every full moon Poya Days of every month. About 70% of Sri Lankan follow Buddhism. Their public holidays are created based on Buddhist culture. The government also includes some holidays for Islam, Hinduism and Christianity people.
Their other important holidays are National Day, Labor Day, New Year’s Day, Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Milad-un-Nabi, Thai Pongal Day, Mahavivarathri, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha and Christmas Day.