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Public Holidays in Papua New Guinea
Updated on: June 6, 2023, 12:45 a.m.
Published on: October 19, 2021, 2:09 a.m.

Public Holidays in Papua New Guinea

PNG is predominantly a Christian country and follows similar key public holidays as most Christian countries. In particular, Christmas, New Year and Easter are held on the same dates as other Western countries and are considered some of the main public holidays in Papua New Guinea.

PNG Public holidays in 2023 are as follows:

  • Sunday 1st January New Years Day
  • Friday 7th April Good Friday
  • Saturday 8th April Holy Saturday
  • Sunday 9th April Easter Sunday
  • Monday 10th April Easter Monday
  • Monday 12th June Monarch's Official Birthday
  • Sunday 23rd July National Remembrance Day
  • Saturday 26th August National Repentance Day
  • Saturday 16th September Independence Day
  • Monday 25th December Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26th December Boxing Day
  • Wednesday 27th December Christmas Day (in lieu)