Holiday Guide for Cambodia in 2020

Cambodia 2020
Cambodia
2020

Cambodia information

Coronavirus: Travel status Also from March 30, all foreigners must have a medical certificate issued no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel, certifying that they have not tested positive for COVID-19 and have proof of an insurance policy with minimum medical coverage of $50,000. Cambodia Travel Guide
Coronavirus: Business status Cambodia has postponed the Khmer New Year public holidays scheduled for April 13 - 15. Replacement holidays will be announced later in the year.

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.

Population: 15.63m
Capital: Phnom Penh
Calling Code: (855)
Time Zone: +7 UTC
Currency: Cambodian riel
Language: Khmer

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Cambodia List of National Holidays in Cambodia in 2020

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Cambodia: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Victory over Genocide Day


Victory over Genocide Day

Cambodia: Victory over Genocide Day is a public holiday in Cambodia on January 7th. It marks the end of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979

International Women's Day


International Women's Day

Cambodia: The UN has declared March 8th to be a day to celebrate, recognise and remember women

International Labour Day

 Long Weekend! 
International Labour Day

Cambodia: Established to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers

Visak Bochea Day


Visak Bochea Day

Cambodia: Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

Royal Plowing Ceremony


Royal Plowing Ceremony

Cambodia: Marks the start of the planting season. 4th day of the 6th lunar month's waning moon.

King's Birthday


King's Birthday

Cambodia: Celebrates the Royal Birthday of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Baromneath Norodom Sihamoni, the King of the Kingdom of Cambodia

King's Mothers' Birthday


King's Mothers' Birthday

Cambodia: Queen Mother Norodom Monineath was born on June 18th 1936.

Ancestors' Day


Ancestors' Day

Cambodia: Pchum Ben, also known as Ancestors' Day, is a Cambodian religious festival which culminates on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer calendar, marking the end of the Buddhist lent

Ancestors' Day Holiday


Ancestors' Day Holiday

Cambodia: Pchum Ben, also known as Ancestors' Day, is a Cambodian religious festival which culminates on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer calendar, marking the end of the Buddhist lent

Ancestors' Day Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Ancestors' Day Holiday

Cambodia: Pchum Ben, also known as Ancestors' Day, is a Cambodian religious festival which culminates on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer calendar, marking the end of the Buddhist lent

Constitutional Day


Constitutional Day

Cambodia: This national holiday was established to celebrate the signing of the Cambodian constitution by King Sihanouk.

Commemoration Day of King's Father


Commemoration Day of King's Father

Cambodia: Norodom Sihanouk was the head of state of Cambodia in its various states since 1941 until his death in 2012.

King's Coronation Day


King's Coronation Day

Cambodia: King Norodom Sihamoni's coronation took place on October 29th 2004

Water Festival Ceremony

 Long Weekend! 
Water Festival Ceremony

Cambodia: Bonn Om Touk. Full moon of the Buddhist month of Kadeuk

Water Festival Ceremony Holiday


Water Festival Ceremony Holiday

Cambodia: Bonn Om Touk. Full moon of the Buddhist month of Kadeuk

Water Festival Ceremony Holiday


Water Festival Ceremony Holiday

Cambodia: Bonn Om Touk. Full moon of the Buddhist month of Kadeuk

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

Cambodia: Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953.

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.