Public Holidays in Myanmar in 2017

Myanmar List of national public holidays of Myanmar in 2017

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