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Cambodia : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Riel (KHR)
  • Internet domain: .kh - Telephone code: 855 - International dialing code: 001 - GMT offset: +7 (DST: no)
    Cambodia uses the Khmer traditional calendar based on the movement of the moon
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Friday December 16, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday January 7, 2023Victory Day Over Genocidal RegimeSecular holiday
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    Monday January 9, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday January 23, 2023Chinese New Yearcards/flowers
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    Wednesday March 8, 2023Womens' DaySecular holiday
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    Friday April 7, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 14, 2023Khmer New YearHinduism
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    Saturday April 15, 2023Khmer New YearHinduism
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    Sunday April 16, 2023Khmer New YearHinduism
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    Monday April 17, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 4, 2023Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaBuddhism (Theravada)
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    Monday May 8, 2023Royal Ploughing DaySecular holiday
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    Friday May 12, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday May 14, 2023King's BirthdaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 16, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday June 2, 2023Summer holiday (beginning) - International schoolSchool holidays
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    Sunday June 18, 2023Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Sunday June 18, 2023Queen's BirthdaySecular holiday
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    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Friday December 16, 2022
    School holidays :

    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Victory Day Over Genocidal Regime

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    Saturday January 7, 2023
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the fall of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge in 1979 following an invasion by Vietnamese armes forces. not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    School holidays : School calendar provided by the Phnom-Penh International school
    https://www.ispp.edu.kh
    Calendar NOT published by the Ministry of Education http://www.moeys.gov.kh
    In most of Cambodia, 20% of children ages 5–9 are employed; 47% of children ages 10-14; and 34% of ages 15–17.
    Only 45% can attend school [International Labour Organization]

    We carry confirmed dates till July 2023

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
    Make a Paypal donation of euros 50 to [email protected] to purchase the full calendar for Cambodian schools
    Contact [email protected] to purchase a file containing confirmed calendars of 550 countries and regions.

    Chinese New Year

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    Monday January 23, 2023
    cards/flowers : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. NOT a public holiday

    Womens' Day

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    Wednesday March 8, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    School holidays : Khmer New Year holiday

    Khmer New Year

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    Friday April 14, 2023
    Hinduism : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Khmer New Year

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    Saturday April 15, 2023
    Hinduism : At the end of the harvest season. Lasts 3 consecutive work days during which Cambodians douse each other liberally with water, clean and decorate their houses, and make offerings at the local temple. City streets are decorated and brightly lit in the evenings. not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Khmer New Year

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    Sunday April 16, 2023
    Hinduism :

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday April 17, 2023
    School holidays :

    Labour Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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    Thursday May 4, 2023
    Buddhism (Theravada) : Information: Magha Puja or Sangha celebration. This day falls on the full moon of the third month. It commemorates the main event in Buddha's life, after His first retreated from the rain (Vassa). The anniversary of Buddah's birthday in the Mahayana tradition; the commemoration of Buddah's birth, enlightenment, and death, celebrated on the day of the full moon of the 6th month in the Theravada tradition. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Information1: In some countries, may only be observed by the Hinduist community. In India, only celebrated in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh. In Thailand, falls on the same day as Vesak not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Royal Ploughing Day

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    Monday May 8, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Royal Ploughing ceremony marks the beginning of the planting season. King of Meakh , a man, conducts the plough, and Queen Me Hour , a woman, who sows seeds. The sacred cows are led to trays containing rice, corn and other feeds. Their choice will affect predictions for the coming year. "Pithi Chrat Preah Neangkol"

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday May 12, 2023
    School holidays : King Sihamoni’s Birthday public holiday

    King's Birthday

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    Sunday May 14, 2023
    Secular holiday : His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromoneath NORODOM SIHAMONI Festivities are held throughout the capital city.

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Tuesday May 16, 2023
    School holidays :

    Summer holiday (beginning) - International school

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    Friday June 2, 2023
    School holidays :

    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday June 18, 2023
    cards/flowers :

    Queen's Birthday

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    Sunday June 18, 2023
    Secular holiday : Paule Monique Izzi (French-Italian) married the former king of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk in 1952.