Public Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2019

Papua New Guinea Upcoming Holidays in Papua New Guinea

Queen's Birthday
Queen's Birthday

10 June 2019 This National holiday is in 21 days. The Monday following the Saturday designated as the official holiday observance in the UK

National Remembrance Day
National Remembrance Day

23 July 2019 This National holiday is in 64 days. Commemorates Papua New Guineans who have died in military service

National Repentance Day
National Repentance Day

26 August 2019 This National holiday is in 98 days. Intended to be marked by prayer ceremonies across the country to ask for forgiveness fo...

Papua New Guinea List of national public holidays of Papua New Guinea in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 20 Easter Saturday
Sunday April 21 Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday June 10 Queen's Birthday Usually on Monday after second Saturday in June
Tuesday July 23 National Remembrance Day
Monday August 26 National Repentance Day 26th August
Monday September 16 Independence Day 16th September
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • 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 should be declared a public holiday.

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