Myanmar has a total of 28 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date
New Year Holiday
Tuesday December 31
Independence Day
Friday January 4
Kayin New Year Day
Thursday December 26
Union Day
Tuesday February 12
Peasants' Day
Saturday March 2
Maha Shivaratri
Monday March 4
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Wednesday March 20
Holi is a spring festival of colors celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and others. It celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the upcoming season of spring. The festival can last up to sixteen days.
Thursday March 21
Armed Forces' Day
Wednesday March 27
Maha Thingyan (Water Festival)
Wednesday April 17
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Full Moon Day of Kasong
Saturday May 18
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Full Moon Day of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
Tuesday July 16
Martyrs' Day
Friday July 19
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday August 15
Saturday August 24
Ganesh Chaturthi
Monday September 2
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Sunday September 29
Tuesday October 8
Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
Saturday October 12
Full Moon Day of Thadingyut Holiday (End of Buddhist Lent)
Monday October 14
Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
Sunday November 10
Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone Holiday
Monday November 11
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25