Public Holidays in Myanmar in 2019

Myanmar List of national public holidays of Myanmar in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 International New Year's Day
Friday January 04 Independence Day
Tuesday February 12 Union Day
Saturday March 02 Peasants' Day
Thursday March 21 Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Wednesday March 27 Armed Forces Day Tatmadaw Day
Friday April 12 Thingyan Holiday Eve of the Water Festival
Saturday April 13 Thingyan Water festival
Sunday April 14 Thingyan Holiday
Monday April 15 Thingyan Holiday
Tuesday April 16 Thingyan Holiday
Wednesday April 17 Burmese New Year's Day
Thursday April 18 Burmese New Year Holiday
Friday April 19 Burmese New Year Holiday
Saturday April 20 Burmese New Year Holiday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day May Day
Monday May 20 Full Moon Day of Kasong Vesak Day
Wednesday July 17 Full Moon Day of Waso Dhammasetkya Day. Beginning of Buddhist Lent
Friday July 19 Martyr's Day
Monday October 14 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Tuesday November 12 Full Moon of Tazaungmone
Friday November 22 National Day 10th day following the full moon of the month of Tazaungmone
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day


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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