Holiday Guide for Lao in 2020

Lao 2020
Lao
2020

Lao information

Coronavirus: Travel status Flights to Lao People's Dem. Rep. are suspended until August 31. Lao Travel Guide

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

Weather in Vientiane

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Temperature: 23.59°c
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Lao List of National Holidays in Lao in 2020

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 (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
International Women's Day (in lieu)

Lao: As Women's Day falls on a Sunday in 2020, the following Monday will be observed as a public holiday

Lao New Year

 Long Weekend! 
Lao New Year

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

Lao New Year Holiday


Lao New Year Holiday

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

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

Lao New Year Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Lao New Year Holiday

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

International Labour Day

 Long Weekend! 
International Labour Day

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

Visakhabousa Day


Visakhabousa Day

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

Women's Union Establishment Day

 Long Weekend! 
Women's Union Establishment Day

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

End of Buddhist Lent Day

 Long Weekend! 
End of Buddhist Lent Day

Lao: Boun Ok Phansa is a mark of the end of three month retreat during the rainy season of the monks

Boat Racing Festival (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Boat Racing Festival (in lieu)

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

That Luang Festival (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
That Luang Festival (in lieu)

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

National Day


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.