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Singapore Public Holidays List 2018

Singapore Public Holidays List 2018

Singapore Public Holidays List 2018 was published by the Ministry of Manpower, Govt of Singapore. New Year’s Day 1st January 2018 is declared as a public holiday in Singapore. Singapore Public Holidays 2018 list also contains another 10 holidays as mentioned below.

New Year’s Day 1st January 2018 Monday
Chinese New Year 16th February 2018 Friday
17th February 2018 Saturday
Good Friday 30th March 2018 Friday
Labour Day 1st May 2018 Tuesday
Vesak Day 29th May 2018 Tuesday
Hari Raya Puasa 15th June 2018 Friday
National Day 9th August 2018 Thursday
Hari Raya Haji 22nd August 2018 Wednesday
Deepavali 6th November 2018 Tuesday
Christmas Day 25th December 2018 Tuesday

New Year’s Day: January 1st is declared as a public holiday not only in Singapore but also in many countries across the globe. 1st January represents the fresh start of a new year. People celebrate this occasion, there are fireworks at midnight at the moment the new year arrives across the globe. Check New Year’s Eve Celebration Ideas in Singapore.

Singapore Public Holidays List 2018Chinese New Year: Chinese New Year is observed as a public holiday in many countries and territories where there is a sizable Chinese population. In Singapore a large number of the population (about 75%) were Chinese and Malay migrants. The biggest event of any Chinese New Year’s Eve is the annual Reunion dinner which is also known as Nian Ye Fan. Dishes consisting of special meats are served at the tables, as a main course for the dinner and offering for the New Year.

Vesak Day: Vesak Day is also known as Buddha Purnima. Vesak Day is a public holiday (on 29th May in 2018) not only in Singapore but in many countries in the world. Vesak Day is celebrated in many different ways all over the world.

Singapore National Day: The National Day of Singapore is celebrated every year on August 9.

In Singapore, under the Employment Act, if a public holiday falls on a Saturday, an employee who is not required to work on a Saturday is entitled to another day off or an extra day’s salary in lieu of that public holiday.

AP Holidays List 2018

Download Singapore Public Holidays List 2018 from the Govt of Singapore, Ministry of Manpower’s official website http://www.mom.gov.sg

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