Public Holidays in Myanmar in 2017

Myanmar Upcoming Holidays in Myanmar

Kayin New Year Day
Kayin New Year Day

18 December 2017 This National holiday is in 25 days. The Karen are the third largest ethnic population in Myanmar

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 32 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

New Year Holidays
New Year Holidays

30 December 2017 This National holiday is in 37 days. The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties a...

Myanmar List of national public holidays of Myanmar in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Wednesday January 04 Jan 4 Independence Day
Sunday February 12 Feb 12 Union Day
Thursday March 02 Mar 2 Peasants' Day
Sunday March 12 Mar 12 Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Monday March 27 Mar 27 Armed Forces Day Tatmadaw Day
Thursday April 13 Apr 13 Thingyan Water festival
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Thingyan Holiday
Saturday April 15 Apr 15 Thingyan Holiday
Sunday April 16 Apr 16 Thingyan Holiday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Burmese New Year's Day
Tuesday April 18 Apr 18 Burmese New Year Holiday
Wednesday April 19 Apr 19 Burmese New Year Holiday
Thursday April 20 Apr 20 Burmese New Year Holiday
Friday April 21 Apr 21 Burmese New Year Holiday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Wednesday May 10 May 10 Full Moon Day of Kasong Vesak Day
Saturday July 08 Jul 8 Full Moon Day of Waso Dhammasetkya Day. Beginning of Buddhist Lent
Wednesday July 19 Jul 19 Martyr's Day
Wednesday October 04 Oct 4 Pre-Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Thursday October 05 Oct 5 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Thursday November 02 Nov 2 Pre-Full Moon of Tazaungmone
Friday November 03 Nov 3 Full Moon of Tazaungmone
Monday November 13 Nov 13 National Day 10th day following the full moon of the month of Tazaungmone
Monday December 18 Dec 18 Kayin New Year Day First day of the month of Pyathoe
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 30 Dec 30 New Year Holidays
Sunday December 31 Dec 31 New Year Holidays


National Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • Holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday will not be substituted by a week day holiday

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