Union Day -
Monday February 12, 2018
Secular holiday : Celebrates Bogyoke Aung San's short-lived achievement of unifying Myanmar's disparate racial groups. For two weeks preceding Union Day, the national flag is paraded from town to town.
Chin National Day -
Tuesday February 20, 2018
Culture : Till the time British conquered the Chin Hills in 1895, Chins were ruled themselves by chieftains. The Chin leaders joined with other ethnic minority leaders of Burma and signed the historic Panglong Agreement on February 12, 1947 to achieve independence from the British. Barely one month after the independence of Burma, the first Chin National Conference was held from February 19 to 22 at Falam town in Chin land and it was attended by more than 5,000 Chin nationals. On the second day of the conference, the participants decided to eliminate the existing feudal Chieftainship and adopt a
democratic administration in Chin land. The conference also decided to observe the day as Chin National Day
Paesants' Day -
Thursday March 2, 2017
Secular holiday : In tribute the the country's main human resource.
Taboung Fullmoon Day -
Sunday March 12, 2017
Secular holiday : The lunar month of Tabaung (Taboung) brings the annual Shwedagon Festival, the largest paya pwe (pagoda festival) in Myanmar. The full-moon day in Tabaung is also an auspicious occasion for the construction of new payas and local paya festivals are held. Taboung or Tabaung is a local month fallin in February-March.
Armed Forces Day (Tatmadaw Day) -
Monday March 27, 2017
Secular holiday : Resistance or Armed Forces Day, celebrated with parades and firework. Since 1989, the Tatmadaw has made it is tradition to pardon a number of prisoners on Armed Forces Day.