Holiday Guide for Lao in 2019

Lao 2019
Lao
2019

Lao information

Population: 6.49m
Capital: Vientiane
Calling Code: (856)
Time Zone: +7 UTC
Currency: Lao kip
Language: Lao

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Temperature: 35.04°c
Wind speed: 2.71kph
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Lao List of National Holidays in Lao in 2019

International New Year's Day


International New Year's Day

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

International Women's Day

 Long Weekend! 
International Women's Day

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

Lao New Year


Lao New Year

Lao: Celebrated for three days, this is the most important festival in Laos

Lao New Year Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Lao New Year Holiday

Lao: Celebrated for three days, this is the most important festival in Laos

Lao New Year Holiday


Lao New Year Holiday

Lao: Third day of holidays to mark the Lao New Year

Lao New Year Holiday


Lao New Year Holiday

Lao: Fourth day of holidays to mark the Lao New Year to replace the date of 14 April 2019

International Labour Day


International Labour Day

Lao: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Visakhabousa Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Visakhabousa Day (in lieu)

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

Women's Union Establishment Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Women's Union Establishment Day (in lieu)

Lao: The Lao Women's Union was established on July 20th 1955 to promote the role of women under the National Constitution

Boat Racing Festival

 Long Weekend! 
Boat Racing Festival

Lao: Held at different times in late summer or early fall in every riverside town to mark the end of Buddhist Lent.

End of Buddhist Lent Day (in lieu)


End of Buddhist Lent Day (in lieu)

Lao: Observed on Tuesday 15 October 2019 to replace the date of 13 October 2019

That Luang Festival

 Long Weekend! 
That Luang Festival

Lao: Pilgrimage to That Luang Stupa in Vientiane on the full moon in the twelfth lunar month

National Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Day

Lao: The establishment of the Lao People's Democratic Republic in 1975

Notes

  • Foreign employees are allowed to have one day off for their National Day.