This year there are a lot of public Holidays in Myanmar.

Be aware, there are often last minute announcements of additional holiday’s, maybe if people are upset that it falls on a normal holiday. But officially, if the Public Holidays in Myanmar is on Saturday or Sunday, it will not replace another working day.

International New YearJanuary 01
Independence Day
January 04,05,06
Union DayFebruary 12
Peasants’ DayMarch 02
Full Moon Day of TabaungMarch 08,09
Armed Forces DayMarch 27
Thingyan Festival
April 10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17
World Worker’s DayMay 1
Full Moon Day of KasoneMay 6
Martyr’s DayJuly 19,20
Full Moon Day of second Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)August 03
Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
October 29,30,31, November 01,02
Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
November 27,28,29,30
National DayDecember 09
Christmas DayDecember 25
New Year Eve DayDecember 31


Public Holidays in Myanmar are often related to religious and cultural festivals very worth exploring.

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