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: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar

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

Deepavali


Deepavali

Myanmar: Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Full Moon of Tazaungmone

 Long Weekend! 
Full Moon of Tazaungmone

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


New Year

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