Check the list of official Singapore public holidays 2014 declared by Government of Singapore.
- The following list of public holidays for 2015 declared by the Ministry of Manpower, Singapore.
- Check Singapore Public Holidays Calendar 2015. Check Singapore Bank Holidays and Stock Exchange Holidays for the year 2015.
- Find the Singapore holidays dates and days in year 2015 like Chinese New Year, Good Friday, Labour Day, Vesak Day, Hari Raya Puasa, SG50 Public Holiday, National Day, Hari Raya Haji, Deepavali, Christmas Day.
|Singapore Public Holidays 2015|
|1||January||1||Thursday||New Year’s Day|
|2||February||19||Thursday||Chinese New Year|
|3||February||20||Friday||Chinese New Year|
|7||July||17||Friday||Hari Raya Puasa|
|8||August||7||Friday||SG50 Public Holiday #|
|9||August||10||Monday||National Day (Observed)*|
|10||September||11||Friday||Polling Day ##|
|11||September||24||Thursday||Hari Raya Haji|
|Singapore Public Holidays|
|Chinese New Years Day|
|Chinese New Year is one of the biggest and most celebrated festivals amongst Chinese communities in Singapore. This festival bringing families together as they mark the start of a new year of prosperity and good luck. People celebrated this festival a few weeks or even up to a month before the festival arrives.|
|Good Friday is a religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ at Calvary . It is mainly observed by Christians during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum. Because Easter is a moveable feast (its date depends on the date of the first full moon on or after 21 March) so is the date of Good Friday.|
|In Singapore, May Day or Labour Day is celebrated on the 1st of May each year as a mark of solidarity amongst workers. The celebration of May Day as a public holiday began only in 1960 after the PAP came into power.|
|Vesak Day in Singapore is a holy day celebrated by Buddhists. It represents the birth Buddha and is the most significant day of the Buddhist calendar. Vesak Day usually falls in May, on the 15th day of the fourth month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The main theme of Vesak Day is to practice love, peace and harmony as taught by the Buddha.|
|Hari Raya Puasa|
|Hari Raya Puasa is the celebration at the end of the Ramadan month of fasting. It is also known as the festival of Eid or as Hari Raya Aidilfitri. It falls on the first day of Syawal, the tenth month of the Hijrah (Islamic) lunar calendar.|
|On this day, people will spot the Singapore flag hanging from cars, outside apartment windows and people are dressed in red-and-white. The major National Day Parade held at The Float Marina Bay. People performancs their song, dance and fireworks.|
|Hari Raya Haji|
|This festival is celebrated 70 days after the holy month of Ramadan, In Singapore’s Muslim community celebrates Hari Raya Haji. Families gather and celebrate over a 3-day event. This year, Hari Raja Haji is celebrated on the 24th of September and it’s public holiday in Singapore.|
|Deepavali is also known as Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year. It is celebrated on the 15th day of Kartika (October/November) in the Hindu calendar. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days. Hindus would invite friends of different races and religions for an ‘open house’.|
|Singapore’s “Christmas in the Tropics” is a (mostly) secular festival, celebrated with a highlight on shopping, entertainment, Christmas lights, and Santa showing up in full furs despite the fact that Singapore is smack in the middle of the tropics.|
- # As Singapore marks 50 years of independence this year, the President has declared 7 August 2015 (Friday) a public holiday. This will make for an extended Jubilee Weekend over the 7 to 10 August period so as to enable all Singaporeans to participate in commemorating this special milestone in our nation’s history.
- * Singapore National Day is on 9th August, but public holiday is observed on the Monday 10th August.
- ** Subject to change.
- ## – Polling Day – In accordance with Section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act, Polling Day, 11 September 2015 is a public holiday.
- For more detail visit Ministry of Manpower, Singapore.