Places in Myanmar

Top events in Myanmar

February
01

This harvest festival takes place on the day of the full moon of Tabodwe month, and is marked by the communal cooking and eating of htamane...

March
01

All Buddhist boys are supposed to spend a short time in a monastery, and these coming-of-age ceremonies mark the event. Several boys from the same...

April
13

The biggest event in the festival calendar, a riotous New Year celebration where everybody gets soaked as water is thrown to symbolise the washing...

Myanmar Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Buddhist festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2015

January
04
Independence Day
Start date:
4 January 2015
February
12
Union Day
Start date:
12 February 2015
March
02
Peasants' Day
Start date:
2 March 2015
March
05
Full Moon of Tabaung
Start date:
5 March 2015
March
27
Armed Forces Day
Start date:
27 March 2015
April
13
Maha Thingyan (Water Festival)
Start date:
13 April 2015
End date:
16 April 2015
April
17
Myanmar New Year
Start date:
17 April 2015
May
01
May Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
01
Full Moon of Kason (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
1 June 2015
July
01
Full Moon of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
Start date:
1 July 2015
July
19
Martyrs' Day
Start date:
19 July 2015
October
27
Full Moon of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
Start date:
27 October 2015
November
26
Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
Start date:
26 November 2015
December
08
National Day
Start date:
8 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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