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Public holidays in Myanmar
|Day Name||Date(2019)||Number of Days||Remarks|
|New Year's Day||1 January||1 day||-|
|Independence Day||4 January||1 day||Marks independence from British Empire in 1948.|
|Union Day||12 February||1 day||Anniversary of the Panglong Agreement in 1947.|
|Peasants' Day||2 March||1 day||a day to mark and honour the contribution of agriculture and farming to Myanmar.|
|Full Moon Day of Tabaung||20 March||1 day||Tabaung Pwè Pagoda Festivals.|
|Armed Forces Day||27 March||1 day||Formerly Resistance Day (against the Japanese occupation in 1945).|
|Myanmar New Year Holidays||13 - 17 April||5 days||Pre-Thingyan Day, Commencing Day to Prime Day, End of Thingyan, Myanmar New Year Day.|
|May Day||1 May||1 day||Worker's Day.|
|Full Moon Day of Kason||18 May||1 day||Anniversary of the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha celebrated by watering the Bodhi tree.|
|Start of Buddhist Lent||16 July||1 day||Full Moon Day of Waso|
|Martyrs' Day||19 July||1 day||Commemorates the assassination of Aung San and several other cabinet members in 1947.|
End of Buddhist Lent
|12, 13, 14 October||3 days||Pre-Full Moon Day, Full Moon Day of Thadingyut, Post-Full Moon Day
(Festival of Lights)
|Tazaungdine Holidays||10, 11 November||2 days||Pre-Full Moon Day, Full Moon Day Of Tazaungmon|
|National Day||21 November||1 day||Anniversary of the first university students strike in 1920.|
|Christmas||25 December||1 day||The Birthday of Jesus Christ.|
|Kayin New Year Day||26 December||1 day||1st Waxing of Pyatho|
|New Year's Eve||31 December||1 day||-|
|Eid ul-Adha||12 August||1 day||Eid ul-Adha Day and Deepavali Day will be separately announced on the days they will fall on.
|Deepavali||27 October||1 day|
Government Offices Hours
In The Republic Of The Union Of Myanmar,
All Government Offices hours are:
From 9:30 hours to 16:30 hours.
Saturday and Sunday are Weekly Holidays. All Government offices and banks will be closed on weekly holidays.
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