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Dates of Singapore public holidays for 2021 released, include 4 long weekends

Dates of Singapore public holidays for 2021 released, include 4 long weekends

Fireworks against the iconic Marina Bay skyline. (Photo: Urban Redevelopment Authority)

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Wednesday (Jun 24) released the dates of Singapore's public holidays for 2021.

There will be four long weekends next year, with public holidays falling on a Friday or a Monday.

READ: COVID-19: World's biggest tourism group 'reinvents' holidays as it gears up to restart travel

Three public holidays fall on a Friday:

  • New Year's Day (Jan 1)
  • Chinese New Year (Feb 12 and Feb 13)
  • Good Friday (Apr 2)

One public holiday falls on a Monday:

  • National Day (Aug 9)
The other public holidays are: Labour Day (May 1) Hari Raya Puasa (May 13) Vesak Day (May 26) Hari Raya Haji (Jul 20) Deepavali (Nov 4) Christmas Day (Dec 25) READ: Travel plans cancelled? Here's a list of staycation packages for a holiday at home READ: Now is not the time. But I can’t wait to go on my next overseas trip, a commentary
Source: CNA/zl(mi)

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