Singapore Holidays Planning
Whether you are planning for a vacation to Singapore or planning a family outing, it will be good to know in advance what are the public holidays that are scheduled in Singapore for 2010 so that you could planned accordingly.
For visitors planning to visit Singapore, you might want to try to catch the local festive atmosphere during some of these public holidays. Usually during these festive sessions, there are many organized events, many places are decorated and you could see the multiracial and multi-facial side of Singapore.
For Singaporean and residents, you could sync your holiday plans by taking advantage of extending your vacations with these public and School holidays or avoid the crowds during these periods.
Public Holidays 2010
Here are the scheduled public holidays and I will feature from time to time places to go to soak in the festive atmosphere during some of these festive holidays such as during Chinese New Year, Deepavali, National Day or during Hari Raya. So remember to check this blog from time to time.
|New Year’s Day||Friday 1 January|
|Chinese New Year||Sunday 14 February
Monday 15 February
Tuesday 16 February
|Good Friday||Friday 2 April|
|Labour Day||Saturday 1 May|
|Vesak Day||Friday 28 May|
|National Day||Monday 9 August|
|Hari Raya Puasa||Friday 10 September|
|Deepavali||Friday 5 November (needs to be checked against the Indian Almanac when it is available.)|
|Hari Raya Haji||Wednesday 17 November|
|Christmas Day||Saturday 25 December|
School Holidays in Singapore 2010
For many popular places in Singapore, holidays especially during school holidays are packed with people and children! You may want to avoid these days if you want to avoid the crowds. For Singaporean and residents, these long school holidays mean they could plan for a longer vacations and to visit somewhere further. For most of the Primary and Secondary School, there are scheduled school breaks after each terms and usually after an exam.
|After Term I||Saturday 13 March – Sunday 21 March|
|After Term II||Saturday 29 May – Sunday 27 June|
|After Term III||Saturday 4 September – Sunday 12 September|
|After Term IV||Saturday 20 November – Friday 31 December|
|Youth Day||Sunday 4 July
Monday 5 July
|Day after National Day||Tuesday 10 August|
|Teachers´ Day||Wednesday 1 September|
|Children´s Day||Friday 1 October|
So use the above schedules for your holiday planning in Singapore 2010.