National Holidays in Cambodia in 2017

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Cambodia is a country in southeast Asia. It is a constitutional monarchy with Buddhism being the dominant religion. This is reflected in its public holidays with many being focused on the monarchy or Buddhism.


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Cambodia List of Holidays in Cambodia in 2017

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Sunday International New Year's Day National Holiday
Saturday Victory over Genocide Day National Holiday
Saturday Meak Bochea National Holiday Full moon in the month of Meak
Wednesday International Women's Day National Holiday
Friday Khmer New Year National Holiday Cambodian New Year
Saturday Khmer New Year Holiday National Holiday Second day of Cambodian New Year
Sunday Khmer New Year Holiday National Holiday Third day of Cambodian New Year
Monday International Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Wednesday Visak Bochea Day National Holiday Birth of Buddha
Saturday King's Birthday National Holiday
Sunday Royal Plowing Ceremony National Holiday
Sunday King's Birthday Holiday National Holiday
Monday King's Birthday Holiday National Holiday
Thursday International Children's Day National Holiday
Sunday King's Mothers' Birthday National Holiday
Tuesday Ancestors' Day National Holiday A Buddhist holiday dedicated to honouring deceased relatives
Wednesday Ancestors' Day Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Ancestors' Day Holiday National Holiday
Sunday Constitutional Day National Holiday Celebrates the signing of the constitution in 1993
Sunday Commemoration Day of King's Father National Holiday HM Norodom Sihanouk died on 15 October 2012
Monday Commemoration Day of King's Father (in lieu) National Holiday Substitute holiday as 15 October 2017 is a Sunday
Monday Paris Peace Agreements Day National Holiday
Sunday King's Coronation Day National Holiday
Thursday Water Festival Ceremony Holiday National Holiday
Friday Water Festival Ceremony Holiday National Holiday
Saturday Water Festival Ceremony National Holiday
Thursday Independence Day National Holiday Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953.
Sunday International Human Rights Day National Holiday

Notes

  • For any public holiday that falls on a Sunday, workers and employees shall be given one more day off on the following day.
  • Several of the Public Holidays in Cambodia are lunar-based. The dates shown above for future years are based on the lunar calendar. When an official announcement on the dates is made, the dates on these calendars will be updated as necessary.

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