National Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2023

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List of Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2023

Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Sunday New Year's Day
Monday New Year's Day (in lieu)
Friday National Remembrance Day (in lieu) In memory of Sir Michael Somare
Sunday National Remembrance Day In memory of Sir Michael Somare
Friday Good Friday
Saturday Holy Saturday
Sunday Easter Sunday
Monday Easter Monday
Tuesday Public Holiday State funeral of Sir Rabbie Langanai Namaliu.
Monday Public Holiday Port Moresby
Friday King Charles' Birthday
Sunday National Remembrance Day
Saturday National Repentance Day
Friday Independence Day Holiday National Day
Saturday Independence Day National Day
Monday Christmas Day
Tuesday 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.