2017 in Sri Lanka

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2017
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Sri Lanka

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The following lists notable events that occurred and which took place during 2017 in Sri Lanka.

Incumbents[edit]

Holidays[edit]

In Sri Lanka Bank Holidays, Public Holidays & Full Moon Poya Days for Year – 2017[1]

  • January 12 – Thursday Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
  • January 14 – Saturday Tamil Thai Pongal Day
  • February 4 – Saturday National Day
  • February 10 – Friday Navam Full Moon Poya Day
  • February 24 – Friday Mahasivarathri Day
  • March 12 – Sunday Madin Full Moon Poya Day
  • April 10 – Monday Bak Full Moon Poya Day
  • April 13 – Thursday Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil
  • April 14 – Friday Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
  • April 14 – Friday Good Friday
  • May 1 – Monday Labour Day|Labor Day
  • May 1 – Monday May Day
  • May 10 – Wednesday Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
  • May 11 – Thursday Day Following Vesak Full Moon
  • June 8 – Thursday Poson Full Moon Poya Day
  • June 26 – Monday Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
  • July 8 – Saturday Esala Full Moon Poya Day
  • August 7 Monday Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
  • September 1 – Friday Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)
  • September 5 – Tuesday Binara Full Moon Poya Day
  • October 5 – Thursday Vap Full Moon Poya Day
  • October 18 – Wednesday Deepavali Festival Day
  • November 3 – Friday Ill Full Moon Poya Day
  • December 1 – Friday Milad-Un-Nabi(Holy Prophet's Birthday)
  • December 3 – Sunday Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
  • December 25 – Monday Christmas Day

Events[edit]

January[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Holidays in 2017:" (PDF). Ministry of Public Administration and Management. December 26, 2016. Retrieved December 29, 2016. 
  2. ^ "US, China express condolences over demise of most venerable Davuldena Sri Gnanissara thero". Sunday Times. 4 April 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Veteran film director Wasantha Obeysekara passes away". Ada Derana. 8 April 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Voice lost, veteran radio broadcaster Satsorupavathy Nathan passes away". Nation.lk. Retrieved 15 November 2017. 
  5. ^ DIGITAL, ITN. "First female radio announcer Prabha Ranatunge passes away | ITN News". www.itnnews.lk. Retrieved 2017-12-03. 
  6. ^ "Popular Sri Lankan motor racing legend passes away". Newsfirst.lk. Retrieved 20 November 2017.