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SRI LANKA DESK CALENDAR 2010


BUDDHIST ERA 2553 – 2554

JANUARY FEBRUARY PUBLIC, BANK, MERCANTILE AND SEPTEMBER


FULL MOON POYA HOLIDAYS – 2010
M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S
(Subject To Variation)

* * * * 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 * * 1 2 3 4 5
January 14 Thursday – Tamil Thai Pongal Day*†‡
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 January 29 Friday – Navam Full Moon Poya 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Day*†
13 14 15 16 17 18 \19
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 February 04 Thursday – National Day*†‡
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
February 27 Saturday – Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 * * * * * * * 27 28 29 30 * * *
Prophet’s Birthday) *†‡

Date Phase of the moon Time February 28 Sunday – Medin Full Moon Poya
Date Phase of the moon Time Date Phase of the moon Time
l Day*† l
15 l 12 42 14 08 22 08 16 00
23 ‚ 16 24 22 ‚ 06 13 March 13 Saturday – Maha Sivarathri Day*† 15 ‚ 11 20
30  11 48 28  22 08 March 29 Monday – Bak Full Moon Poya Day*† 23  14 48
06 05 19 07 21 13 01 09 23
April 02 Friday – Good Friday*†
April 13 Tuesday – Day prior to Sinhala and

MARCH APRIL Tamil New Year Day*†‡ OCTOBER


April 14 Wednesday – Sinhala and Tamil New
M T W T F S S M T W T F S S Year Day*†‡ M T W T F S S
April 28 Wednesday – Adi Wesak Full Moon
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 * * * 1 2 3 4 Poya Day*† * * * * 1 2 3
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 445 6 7 8 9 10 11 May 01 Saturday – May Day*†‡
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
May 27 Thursday – Wesak Full Moon Poya
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Day*†
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 May 28 Friday – Day following Wesak Full 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
29 30 31 * * * * 26 27 28 29 30 * * Moon Poya Day*†‡
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 25 Friday – Poson Full Moon Poya
Date Phase of the moon Time Date Phase of the moon Time Day*† Date Phase of the moon Time
16 l 02 32 14 l 18 00 July 25 Sunday – Esala Full Moon Poya 08 l 00 15
23 ‚ 16 31 21 ‚ 23 50 Day*† 15 ‚ 02 58
30  07 56 28  17 49 23  07 07
06 15 08 06 09 45 August 24 Tuesday – Nikini Full Moon Poya 30 18 16
Day*†
September 10 Friday – Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan
MAY JUNE Festival Day)*† NOVEMBER
September 22 Wednesday – Binara Full Moon Poya
M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S
Day*†
October 22 Friday – Vap Full Moon Poya Day*†
31 * * * * 1 2 * 1 2 3 4 5 6 November 05 Friday – Deepavali Festival Day*†
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 November 17 Wednesday – Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Day)*† 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 November 21 Sunday – Il Full Moon Poya Day*†
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
December 20 Monday – Unduvap Full Moon Poya
24 25 26 27 28 29 30 28 29 30 * * * * Day*†
29 30 * * * * *
December 25 Saturday – Christmas Day*†‡
Date Phase of the moon Time Date Phase of the moon Time Date Phase of the moon Time
14 l 06 35 12 l 16 45 06 l 10 22
* Public Holidays † Bank Holidays ‡ Mercantile Holidays
21 ‚ 05 13 19 ‚ 10 00 13 ‚ 22 09
28  04 38 26  17 01 21  22 58
All Saturdays are Bank Holidays.
05 03 44 04 20 06 29 02 07
* The above Public Holidays are also applicable to the Postal,
Customs and Meteorological Departments. Changes in
JULY AUGUST Public Holidays will be announced by Notification in the DECEMBER
Government Gazette.
M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S
 Full Moon Poya Holidays approved by the Poya Committee.
These days are common Holidays applicable to all
* * * 1 2 3 4 30 31 * * * * 1 employees.
* * 1 2 3 4 5
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Public Holidays
12 13 14 15 16 17 18 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
l New Moon ‚ First Quarter
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
 Full Moon Last Quarter
26 27 28 29 30 31 * 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 N. B.– It is hereby notified for general information that the Public
27 28 29 30 31 * *
and Bank Holidays and Full Moon Poya Days for the Year 2010
Date Phase of the moon Time Date Phase of the moon Time given in this Calendar have been approved by the Date Phase of the moon Time
Hon. Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs, under 05 l 23 06
12 l 01 11 10 l 08 39
the Holidays Act. 13 ‚ 19 29
18 ‚ 15 41 16 ‚ 23 45
21  13 44
26  07 07 24  22 35
All times given here are Sri Lanka Standard Time which is 28 09 49
03 10 29 01 22 52
5 1/2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.
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