Sri Lanka Independence Day
Sri Lanka Independence Day is held on February 4. This event in the first decade of the month february is annual.
Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day in Sri Lanka on January 17 (In honour of Lord Buddha's first visit to Sri Lanka);
Navam Full Moon Poya Day in Sri Lanka on January 17 (The Buddha proclaims for the first time a code of fundamental ethical precepts for the monks);
Magha Puja on February 16 (Full moon, 3rd Thai lunar month);
Maha Shivaratri in Sri Lanka on March 1 (is a annual festival celebrated annually in honor of Shiva. There is a Shivaratri in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, on the month's 13th night/14th day, but once a year in late winter and before the arrival of Summer, marks Maha Shivaratri which means "the Great Night of Shiva");
Bengali New Year on April 15 (or Poila Boishakh. Sri Lankans begin celebrating their National New Year);
Bak Full Moon Poya Day in Sri Lanka on April 26 (commemorates the second visit of The Buddha to Sri Lanka)