Thursday, February 25, 2021

Indian Calendar 2019

Calendar of Indian festivals and holidays 2019

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1 New Year’s Day
13 Lohri
14 Makar Sankranti
15 Pongal
26 Republic Day
*26 Australia Day
*28 Australia Day holiday


10 Basant Panchami
14 Valentine’s Day


4 Mahashivratri
4 Labour Day (WA)
11 Canberra Day (ACT)
11 Eight Hours Day (TAS)
11 Public Holiday (SA)
11 Labour Day (VIC)
20 Holika Dahan
21 Holi


6 Chaitra Sukiadi/Gudi Padva/Ugadi/Cheti Chand
13 Ram Navmi
14 Baisakhi/Vishu/Mesadi
15 Vaisakhadi/Bihu
17 Mahavir Jayanti
19 Good Friday
21 Easter Sunday
22 Easter Monday
25 ANZAC Day


6 May Day (QLD, NT)
12 Mother’s Day
18 Buddh Purnima
27 Reconciliation Day (ACT)


3 Western Australia Day (WA)
5 Id Ul Fitr
10 Queen’s Birthday (all states except QLD and WA)


4 Rath Yatra


3 Haryali Teej
5 Picnic Day (NT)
12 Bakrid
15 Independence Day
1 Raksha Bandhan
17 Parsi New Year
24 Janmashtami


1 Father’s Day
2 Ganesh Chaturthi
10 Muharram
11 Onam
30 Queen’s Birthday (WA)


2 Gandhi Jayanti
6 Dussehra Maha Saptami
7 Queen’s Birthday (QLD)
7 Labour Day (ACT, NSW, SA)
7 Dussehra Maha Ashtami
8 Dussehra Maha Navmi
17 Karwa Chauth
27 Diwali
29 Bhai Duj


2 Chhat Puja
5 Melbourne Cup
10 Milad-Un-Nabi
12 Guru Nanak Jayanti


25 Christmas
26 Boxing Day (all states except SA)
26 Proclamation Day (SA)
31 New Year’s Eve
Australian holidays and observances are listed in red
Disclaimer: Indian holidays and observances listed here have been compiled from a variety of sources – please check accuracy closer to the dates specified.

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