Queen’s Birthday

Queen’s Birthday or Queen’s Official Birthday is a selected day observed in the Commonwealth countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Gibraltar, and British overseas territories. It is considered as a special day to celebrate the birthday of the monarch of Commonwealth countries.

Different Commonwealth countries observe Queen’s Birthday on different dates. Most of the countries celebrate it on around May or June. Yet, some states in Australia observe Queen’s Birthday on the later month of the year. As an illustration, Western Australia observes Queen’s Birthday either on the last Monday of September or the first Monday of October, while Queensland commemorates it on October. Queen’s Official Birthday in the United Kingdom is observed for 3 days on the first, second, and third Saturday of June every year.

Queen’s Birthday 2013 Date

When is Queen’s Birthday 2013?
Here is the list of 2013 Queen’s Birthday date in some Commonwealth countries.

2013 Queen’s Birthday Date in Australia:
New South Wales – Monday, 10 June 2013
Victoria – Monday, 10 June 2013
South Australia – Monday, 10 June 2013
Northern Territory – Monday, 10 June 2013
Australian Capital Territory – Monday, 10 June 2013
Tasmania – Monday, 10 June 2013
Western Australia – Monday, 30 September 2013
Queensland – Monday, 7 October 2013
Note: Queen’s Birthday is a public holiday in Australia

2013 Queen’s Birthday in United Kingdom
Queen’s Official Birthday 2013 in the United Kingdom will be celebrated on the first, second, and third Saturday of June. UK Queen’s Official Birthday will be observed on:
Saturday, 1 June 2013
Saturday, 8 June 2013
Saturday, 15 June 2013
Note: Queen’s Birthday is not a public holiday in UK since it always falls on Saturday

2013 Queen’s Birthday in New Zealand
Queen’s Birthday in New Zealand is celebrated on the first Monday of June every year. New Zealand Queen’s Birthday 2013 falls on Monday, 3 June 2013
Note: Queen’s Birthday is a public holiday in New Zealand

2013 Queen’s Birthday in Canada
Queen’s Birthday, also known as Victoria Day, in Canada is observed on the last Monday before 25 May every year. Canada Victoria Day 2013 falls on Monday, 20 May 2013
Note: Queen’s Birthday or Victoria Day is a public holiday in Canada

2013 Queen’s Birthday in Falkland Island
Queen’s Birthday 2013 in Falkland Island will be observed on Sunday, 21 April 2013

2013 Queen’s Birthday in Norfolk Island
Queen’s Birthday 2013 in Norfolk Island is celebrated on Monday after the second Saturday in June. Norfolk Island Queen’s Birthday 2013 will be observed on Monday, 10 June 2013

2013 Queen’s Birthday in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands
Queen’s Birthday 2013 in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands is celebrated every second Monday in June. Papua New Guinea and Solomon Island Queen’s Birthday 2013 will be observed on Monday, 10 June 2013.

Happy Queen’s Birthday 2013 !