Public Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2019

Public Holidays in Papua New Guinea in 2019

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 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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