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Six long weekends in 2023 as public holiday list released

National Day Parade fireworks amid the Singapore skyline.
National Day Parade fireworks amid the Singapore skyline. (PHOTO: Then Chih Wey/Xinhua via Getty Images)

SINGAPORE — Singapore will have six public-holiday long weekends in 2023, according to the list of gazetted public holidays released by the Ministry of Manpower on Friday (8 April).

Seven of the 11 public holidays fall on either on a Friday, a Sunday or a Monday.

The Chinese New Year holidays fall on Sunday 22 January and Monday 23 January, meaning that Tuesday 24 January will also be a public holiday, forming a single, four-day long weekend.

New Year's Day (1 January) and Deepavali (12 November) fall on Sundays, so the following Mondays will be public holidays.

Here is the list of public holidays in Singapore in 2023:

  • 1 January (Sunday): New Year's Day

  • 22/23 January (Sunday/Monday): Chinese New Year

  • 7 April (Friday): Good Friday

  • 22 April (Saturday): Hari Raya Puasa

  • 1 May (Monday): Labour Day

  • 3 June (Saturday): Vesak Day

  • 29 June (Thursday): Hari Raya Haji

  • 9 August (Wednesday): National Day

  • 12 November (Sunday): Deepavali

  • 25 December (Monday): Christmas Day

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