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Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2015

Cambodia List of national public holidays of Cambodia in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 International New Year Day Celebrates the beginning of the Gregorian New Year
Wednesday January 07 Jan 7 Victory over Genocide Day Marks the end of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979
Tuesday February 03 Feb 3 Meak Bochea Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Monday March 09 Mar 9 International Women's Day (observed)
Tuesday April 14 Apr 14 Khmer New Year Day First day of Cambodian New Year
Wednesday April 15 Apr 15 Khmer New Year Holiday Second day of Cambodian New Year
Thursday April 16 Apr 16 Khmer New Year Holiday Third day of Cambodian New Year
Friday May 01 May 1 International Labour Day Established to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers
Sunday May 03 May 3 Visak Bochea Day Birth of Buddha
Monday May 04 May 4 Visak Bochea Holiday
Thursday May 07 May 7 Royal Plowing Ceremony Marks the start of the planting season.
Wednesday May 13 May 13 King's Birthday HM King Norodom Sihamoni was born on May 14, 1953
Thursday May 14 May 14 King's Birthday Holiday
Friday May 15 May 15 King's Birthday Holiday
Monday June 01 Jun 1 Children's Day International and Cambodian Children's Day
Thursday June 18 Jun 18 Kings Mother Birthday Queen Mother Norodom Monineath was born on June 18, 1936.
Friday June 19 Jun 19 Public Holiday Day of mourning for former President Chea Sim
Thursday September 24 Sep 24 Constitutional Day Celebrates the signing of the constitution in 1993
Sunday October 11 Oct 11 Ancestors Day A Buddhist holiday dedicated to honouring deceased relatives
Monday October 12 Oct 12 Ancestors Day Holiday
Tuesday October 13 Oct 13 Ancestors Day Holiday
Thursday October 15 Oct 15 Commemoration Day of King's Father HM Norodom Sihanouk died on 15 October 2012
Friday October 23 Oct 23 Paris Peace Agreements Day Commemorates the Treaty of Paris on 23 October 1991
Thursday October 29 Oct 29 King's Coronation Day Norodom Sihamoni's coronation was on 29 October 2004
Monday November 09 Nov 9 Independence Day Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953.
Tuesday November 24 Nov 24 Water Festival Ceremony Boat racing festival to mark the annual change in the Mekon and Tonie Sap rivers
Wednesday November 25 Nov 25 Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
Thursday November 26 Nov 26 Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
Thursday December 10 Dec 10 International Human Rights Day Marks the UN's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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National Holiday

Notes

  • For the Public sector, if a holiday falls on a weekend, it will not be observed on the following Monday
  • For the Private sector, if a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it may be observed by some companies as a holiday on the following Monday

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