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Myanmar (Kayin) : 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: Kyat (MMK)
  • Internet domain: .mm - telephone code: +95 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +6:30 (DST: no)
    Measurements follow the imperial system
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Monday october 30, 2023Tadingyut Full MoonSecular holiday
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    Monday january 1, 2024New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday january 4, 2024Independence DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday january 11, 2024Kayin New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday february 12, 2024Union DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday march 2, 2024Paesants' DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday march 24, 2024Taboung Fullmoon DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday march 27, 2024Armed Forces Day (Tatmadaw Day)Secular holiday
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    Tadingyut Full Moon

    Monday october 30, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Buddhist Lent comes to an end and all those couples who had been putting off marriage now rush into each other's arms. Monks are free to travel from kyaung to kyaung or to go on pilgrimage to holy spots such as Kyaiktiyo or Mt Popa. The Festival of Lights takes place during Thadingyut to celebrate Buddha's return from a period of preaching dhamma (Buddhist philosophy) in Tavatimsa (the highest deva realm), his way lit by devas who lined the route of his descent. For the three days of the festival all of Myanmar is lit by oil lamps, fire balloons, candles and even mundane electric lamps. Tadingyut is the name of a month falling in September-October.

    New Year's Day

    Monday january 1, 2024
    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

    Independence Day

    Thursday january 4, 2024
    Secular holiday : Celebrates Burma's Declaration of Independence from Britain on January 4, 1948.

    Kayin New Year's Day

    Thursday january 11, 2024
    Secular holiday : Held on the first waxing moon of Pyatho, the Kayin new year is almost a national holiday. Kayin communities throughout Myanrmar celebrate by wearing their traditional dress of woven tunics over red longyis and by hosting folk dancing and singing performances. The largest celebrations are held in the Kayin suburbs of Insein, just north of Rangoon, and in Hpaan, the capital of the Kayin State

    Union Day

    Monday february 12, 2024
    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.

    Paesants' Day

    Saturday march 2, 2024
    Secular holiday : In tribute the the country's main human resource.

    Taboung Fullmoon Day

    Sunday march 24, 2024
    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)

    Wednesday march 27, 2024
    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.