Public Holidays in Myanmar 2016

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Yangon) and Myanmar bank holidays and public holidays.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of Myanmar has announced its annual list of the dates of the official non-working public holidays in Myanmar for the upcoming calendar year 2016.

No. Date Public Holiday
1. January 04 Independence Day
2. January 09 Kayin New Year Day
3. February 12 Union Day
4. March 02 Peasants’ Day
5. March 23 Full Moon Day of Tabaung
6. March 27 Armed Forces Day
7. April 11 Myanmar New Year
8. April 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Thingyan Festival
9. April 17, 18, 19, 20 Myanmar New Year
10. May 01 May Day
11. May 21 Full Moon Day of Kasong
13. July 18 Full Moon Day of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
12. July 19 Martyr’s Day
12. October 15 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
14. November 13 Full Moon of Tazaungmone
15. November 23 National’s Day
16. December 29 Kaiyin New Year
17. December 25 Christmas Day

 

Take note that our office in Yangon will be closed during all the above dates that are gazetted public holidays.