Public holidays in Singapore 2020: 7 Long weekends await us!

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Here is the list of public holidays in Singapore 2020. And guess what, there are 7 long weekends!

Mums and dads, if you like planning your holidays well in advance, there’s good news. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has already released the list of public holidays in Singapore 2020. 

And guess what, there are 7 long weekends in 2020! That’s because 4 of the 11 public holidays fall on a Friday, and 3 fall on a Sunday.

Two other weekends can be potential long weekends, if you take one day of leave.

Public holidays in Singapore 2020

Here is the list of public holidays for 2020:

  • New Year’s Day: 1 Jan 2020 (Wednesday)
  • Chinese New Year: 25 Jan 2020 Saturday | 26 Jan 2020 Sunday (The following Monday will be a public holiday)
  • Good Friday: 10 Apr 2020 (Friday)
  • Labour Day: 1 May 2020 (Friday)
  • Vesak Day: 7 May 2020 (Thursday)
  • Hari Raya Puasa: 24 May 2020 (Sunday)
  • Hari Raya Haji: 31 July 2020 (Friday)
  • National Day: 9 Aug 2020 (Sunday) (The following Monday will be a public holiday)
  • Deepavali: 14 Nov 2020 (Saturday)
  • Christmas Day: 25 Dec 2020 (Friday)
public holidays in singapore 2020

PHOTO: SCREENSHOT MOM

The long weekends are for Chinese New Year, Good Friday, Labour Day, Hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji, National Day and Christmas.

You can get a potential long weekend for Vesak Day if you take leave on Friday, 8 May 2020. Again, there is a potential long weekend for Deepavali, if you take leave on Friday, 13 November 2020.

Doesn’t it all sound great?! Time to get planning and making use of great travel deals then!

Also READ: Tips for stress-free travelling with toddlers

(Source: MOM)

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