National Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2020

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Papua New Guinea List of Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day
Friday Good Friday
Saturday Holy Saturday
Sunday Easter Sunday
Monday Easter Monday
Monday Queen's Birthday Usually on Monday after second Saturday in June
Thursday National Remembrance Day
Wednesday National Repentance Day
Wednesday Independence Day National Day
Friday Christmas Day
Monday Boxing Day


  • Public holidays in Papua New Guinea are regulated by the Public Holidays Act 1953, Chapter 321 of the Consolidated Legislation of Papua New Guinea.
  • The Public Holidays Act says that if a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the next day will be declared a public holiday.