Holiday Guide for Myanmar in 2019

Myanmar 2019
Myanmar
2019

Myanmar information

Population: 51.42m
Capital: Naypyidaw
Calling Code: (95)
Time Zone: +6.5 UTC
Currency: Burmese kyat
Language: Burmese

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Myanmar List of National Holidays in Myanmar in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

Myanmar: Marks Burma's Declaration of Independence from Britain on 4 January 1948

Kayin New Year Day


Kayin New Year Day

Myanmar: The Karen are the third largest ethnic population in Myanmar

Union Day


Union Day

Myanmar: Under the leadership of Bogyoke Aung San Burma was unified in 1947

Peasants' Day


Peasants' Day

Myanmar: A day to honour the role and contribution to Myanmar of the peasant workers

Full Moon Day of Tabaung


Full Moon Day of Tabaung

Myanmar: Seven months after Buddha began his teachings, 1,250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach

Armed Forces Day


Armed Forces Day

Myanmar: Marks the rebellion against Japanese occupation during World War II

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Thingyan

Myanmar: The Water Festival holidays precede the New Year

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Thingyan Holiday

Myanmar: Second day of the Water Festival before Burmese New Year

Thingyan Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Thingyan Holiday

Myanmar: Third day of the Water Festival before Burmese New Year

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Thingyan Holiday

Myanmar: Fourth day of the Water Festival before Burmese New Year

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Thingyan Holiday

Myanmar: Fifth day of the Water Festival before Burmese New Year

Labour Day


Labour Day

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

Full Moon Day of Kasong


Full Moon Day of Kasong

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

Full Moon Day of Waso


Full Moon Day of Waso

Myanmar: Marks the start of Buddhist lent and the anniversary of Buddha's first sermon on the Four Noble Truths

Martyr's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Martyr's Day

Myanmar: Marks the assassination of Aung San and several other cabinet members in 1947

Eid ul-Adha Day


Eid ul-Adha Day

Myanmar: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Full Moon Day of Thadingyut


Full Moon Day of Thadingyut

Myanmar: The Festival of Lights marks the end of the perod of Buddhist lent

Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday


Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday

Myanmar: The Festival of Lights marks the end of the perod of Buddhist lent

Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday

Myanmar: The Festival of Lights marks the end of the perod of Buddhist lent

Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday


Full Moon of Thadingyut Holiday

Myanmar: The Festival of Lights marks the end of the perod of Buddhist lent

Full Moon of Tazaungmone Holiday


Full Moon of Tazaungmone Holiday

Myanmar: Marks the end of the rainy season in Myanmar

Full Moon of Tazaungmone

 Long Weekend! 
Full Moon of Tazaungmone

Myanmar: Marks the end of the rainy season in Myanmar

Full Moon of Tazaungmone Holiday


Full Moon of Tazaungmone Holiday

Myanmar: Marks the end of the rainy season in Myanmar

National Day


National Day

Myanmar: Beginning of the Student led protests against British Rule in 1920

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Myanmar: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Kayin New Year Day


Kayin New Year Day

Myanmar: The Karen are the third largest ethnic population in Myanmar

New Year's Eve


New Year's Eve

Myanmar: The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties as midnight approaches