Holiday Guide for Singapore in 2019

Singapore 2019
Singapore
2019

Singapore information

Population: 5.69m
Capital: Singapore
Calling Code: (65)
Time Zone: +8 UTC
Currency: Singapore dollar
Language: English

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List of National Holidays in Singapore in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Singapore: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Chinese New Year


Chinese New Year

Singapore: The Chinese New Year marks the start of the lunar new year, which occurs sometime between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is considered one of China’s most important celebrations, with each year being named after one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. Festivities include fireworks, parades, and performances. The holiday closes with a lantern festival.

Chinese New Year


Chinese New Year

Singapore: 1st 2 days of Chinese Lunar New Year

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Singapore: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Labour Day


Labour Day

Singapore: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Vesak Day


Vesak Day

Singapore: Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

Vesak Day Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Vesak Day Holiday

Singapore: Monday, 20 May 2019, will be a public holiday if your rest day falls on 19 May 2019

Hari Raya Puasa


Hari Raya Puasa

Singapore: Marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic month of Ramadan

National Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Day

Singapore: Singapore declared independence from Britain in August 1963 and gained its own sovereignty on August 9th 1965

Hari Raya  Haji


Hari Raya  Haji

Singapore: This festival is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Hari Raya Haji Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Hari Raya Haji Holiday

Singapore: This festival is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Deepavali


Deepavali

Singapore: Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Deepavali (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Deepavali (in lieu)

Singapore: Monday, 28 October 2019, will be a public holiday if your rest day falls on 27 October 2019

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Singapore: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Notes

  • If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following workday will be a public holiday.