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Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2019

Cambodia List of national public holidays of Cambodia in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 International New Year Day Celebrates the beginning of the Gregorian New Year
Monday January 07 Jan 7 Victory over Genocide Day Marks the end of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979
Tuesday February 19 Feb 19 Meak Bochea Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Friday March 08 Mar 8 International Women's Day
Saturday April 13 Apr 13 Khmer New Year Day First day of Cambodian New Year
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Khmer New Year Holiday Second day of Cambodian New Year
Monday April 15 Apr 15 Khmer New Year Holiday Third day of Cambodian New Year
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Visak Bochea Day Birth of Buddha
Wednesday May 01 May 1 International Labour Day Established to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers
Monday May 13 May 13 King's Birthday HM King Norodom Sihamoni was born on May 14, 1953
Tuesday May 14 May 14 King's Birthday Holiday
Wednesday May 15 May 15 King's Birthday Holiday
Thursday May 23 May 23 Royal Plowing Ceremony Probable date
Saturday June 01 Jun 1 Children's Day International and Cambodian Children's Day
Tuesday June 18 Jun 18 Kings Mother Birthday Queen Mother Norodom Monineath was born on June 18, 1936.
Tuesday September 24 Sep 24 Constitutional Day Celebrates the signing of the constitution in 1993
Friday September 27 Sep 27 Ancestors Day A Buddhist holiday dedicated to honouring deceased relatives
Saturday September 28 Sep 28 Ancestors Day Holiday
Sunday September 29 Sep 29 Ancestors Day Holiday
Monday September 30 Sep 30 Ancestors Day Holiday
Tuesday October 15 Oct 15 Commemoration Day of King's Father HM Norodom Sihanouk died on 15 October 2012
Wednesday October 23 Oct 23 Paris Peace Agreements Day Commemorates the Treaty of Paris on 23 October 1991
Tuesday October 29 Oct 29 King's Coronation Day Norodom Sihamoni's coronation was on 29 October 2004
Monday November 11 Nov 11 Independence Day Holiday Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953.
Tuesday November 12 Nov 12 Water Festival Ceremony Boat racing festival to mark the annual change in the Mekon and Tonie Sap rivers
Wednesday November 13 Nov 13 Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
Tuesday December 10 Dec 10 International Human Rights Day

Key

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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