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Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2018

Cambodia Upcoming Holidays in Cambodia

Meak Bochea Day
Meak Bochea Day

1 March 2018 This National holiday is in 44 days. Shortly after Buddha began his teachings, 1250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach.

International Women's Day
Womens Day

8 March 2018 This National holiday is in 51 days. The United Nations has declared March 8th to be a day when the world should celebrate, ...

Khmer New Year Day
Khmer New Year Day

13 April 2018 This National holiday is in 87 days. First day of Cambodian New Year. Known as Maha Songkran, it is a day to welcome the new...

Cambodia List of national public holidays of Cambodia in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 International New Year Day Celebrates the beginning of the Gregorian New Year
Sunday January 07 Victory over Genocide Day Marks the end of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979
Thursday March 01 Meak Bochea Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Thursday March 08 International Women's Day
Friday April 13 Khmer New Year Day First day of Cambodian New Year
Monday April 16 Khmer New Year Holiday Second day of Cambodian New Year
Tuesday April 17 Khmer New Year Holiday Third day of Cambodian New Year
Tuesday May 01 International Labour Day Established to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers
Sunday May 13 King's Birthday HM King Norodom Sihamoni was born on May 14, 1953
Monday May 14 King's Birthday Holiday
Tuesday May 15 King's Birthday Holiday
Thursday May 17 Royal Plowing Ceremony Probable date
Tuesday May 29 Visak Bochea Day Birth of Buddha
Friday June 01 Children's Day International and Cambodian Children's Day
Monday June 18 Kings Mother Birthday Queen Mother Norodom Monineath was born on June 18, 1936.
Monday September 24 Constitutional Day Celebrates the signing of the constitution in 1993
Monday October 08 Ancestors Day A Buddhist holiday dedicated to honouring deceased relatives
Tuesday October 09 Ancestors Day Holiday
Wednesday October 10 Ancestors Day Holiday
Monday October 15 Commemoration Day of King's Father HM Norodom Sihanouk died on 15 October 2012
Tuesday October 23 Paris Peace Agreements Day Commemorates the Treaty of Paris on 23 October 1991
Monday October 29 King's Coronation Day Norodom Sihamoni's coronation was on 29 October 2004
Friday November 09 Independence Day Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953.
Thursday November 22 Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
Friday November 23 Water Festival Ceremony Boat racing festival to mark the annual change in the Mekon and Tonie Sap rivers
Saturday November 24 Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
Monday December 10 International Human Rights Day Marks the UN's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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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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