Holiday Guide for Cambodia in 2021

Cambodia 2021
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Coronavirus Notice All arriving passengers will undergo a COVID-19 test. If one or more passengers are tested positive, all passengers in the group will be placed in a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility. If everyone tests negative, they will be allowed for a 14-day quarantine at their accommodation and will be tested again on the 13th day of quarantine.
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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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List of National Holidays in Cambodia in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
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

 Long Weekend! 
International Women's Day

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

Khmer New Year


Khmer New Year

Cambodia: First day of Cambodian New Year. Known as Maha Songkran, it is a day to welcome the new year

Khmer New Year Holiday


Khmer New Year Holiday

Cambodia: Second day of Cambodian New Year. Known as Virak Wanabat, it is a time to think of the less fortunate in society

Khmer New Year Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Khmer New Year Holiday

Cambodia: On the third day of New Year celebrations Buddhists wash and clean statues of Lord Buddha with scented water

Visak Bochea Day

 Long Weekend! 
Visak Bochea Day

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

Royal Plowing Ceremony

 Long Weekend! 
Royal Plowing Ceremony

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

International Labour Day


International Labour Day

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

King's Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
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

 Long Weekend! 
King's Mothers' Birthday

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

Constitutional Day

 Long Weekend! 
Constitutional Day

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

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


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

Commemoration Day of King's Father

 Long Weekend! 
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

 Long Weekend! 
King's Coronation Day

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

Independence Day


Independence Day

Cambodia: Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953.

Water Festival Ceremony


Water Festival Ceremony

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

Water Festival Ceremony Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
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

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.