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
Sunday January 06 Kayin New Year Day First day of the month of Pyathoe
Tuesday February 12 Union Day
Saturday March 02 Peasants' Day
Wednesday March 20 Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Wednesday March 27 Armed Forces Day Tatmadaw Day
Saturday April 13 Thingyan Water festival
Sunday April 14 Thingyan Holiday
Monday April 15 Thingyan Holiday
Tuesday April 16 Thingyan Holiday
Wednesday April 17 Thingyan Holiday
Thursday April 18 Burmese New Year's Day Government only
Friday April 19 Burmese New Year Holiday Government only
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day May Day
Saturday May 18 Full Moon Day of Kasong Vesak Day
Tuesday July 16 Full Moon Day of Waso Dhammasetkya Day. Beginning of Buddhist Lent
Friday July 19 Martyr's Day
Sunday August 11 Eid ul-Adha Day Date subject to change
Saturday October 12 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Sunday October 13 Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday
Monday October 14 Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday
Sunday October 27 Deepavali Date subject to change
Sunday November 10 Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
Monday November 11 Full Moon of Tazaungmone Holiday
Thursday November 21 National Day 10th day following the full moon of the month of Tazaungmone
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Kayin New Year Day First day of the month of Pyathoe
Tuesday December 31 New Year Holiday


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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