Banks Inventory Day -
Monday April 2, 2018
Banks only :
Tamil and Sinhala New Year -
Saturday April 14, 2018
Buddhism (Theravada) : Sri Lankans and Tamilnadu people celebrate their national new year's day (Puththandu in Tamil and Aluth Avurudhu in Sinhala). The specific time of the New Year is set by astrologers on the 13th or 14th. The sun moving from the house of Pisces to the house of Aries signals the dawn of the new year.
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati -
Sunday April 14, 2019
Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India. Date is confirmed in 2018
Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha -
Sunday April 29, 2018
cards/flowers : Commemorates to Buddhists the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of Gautama Buddha.
Labor Day/May Day -
Tuesday May 1, 2018
Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .
Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday May 11, 2018
School holidays :