Public holidays in Myanmar
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|No.||Day Name||Date(2017)||Number of Days||Remarks|
|1||Independence Day||4 January||1 day||Marks independence from British Empire in 1948.|
|2||Union Day||12 February||1 day||Anniversary of the Panglong Agreement in 1947.|
|3||Peasants' Day||2 March||1 day||Anniversary of Ne Win's coup.|
|4||Full Moon Day of Tabaung||12 March||1 day||Tabaung Pwè Pagoda Festivals.|
|5||Armed Forces Day||27 March||1 day||Formerly Resistance Day (against the Japanese occupation in 1945).|
|6||Myanmar New Year Holidays||13 - 17 April||5 days||Pre-Thingyan Day, Commencing Day to Prime Day, End of Thingyan, Myanmar New Year Day.|
|7||May Day||1 May||1 day||Worker's Day.|
|8||Full Moon Day of Kason||10 May||1 day||Anniversary of the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha celebrated by watering the Bodhi tree.|
|9||Martyrs' Day||19 July||1 day||Commemorates the assassination of Aung San and several other cabinet members in 1947.|
|10||Start of Buddhist Lent||8 July||1 day||Full Moon Day of Waso|
|11||Thadingyut Holidays||4 - 5 - 6 October||3 days||Pre-Full Moon Day, Full Moon Day of Thadingyut, Post-Full Moon Day
(Festival of Lights)
|12||Tazaungdine Holidays||2 - 3 November||2 days||Pre-Full Moon, Full Moon Day Of Tazaungmon|
|13||National Day||13 November||1 day||Anniversary of the first university students strike in 1920.|
|14||Kayin New Year Day||18 December||1 day||1st Waxing of Pyatho|
|15||Christmas||25 December||1 day||The Birthday of Jesus Christ.|
|16||International New Year Holidays||30 - 31 December||2 days||-|
|17||Eid ul-Adha||-||1 day||Eid ul-Adha Day and Deepavali Day will be separately announced on the days they will fall on.
Ethnic Affairs Days
- Kachin State Day - 10 January (Only in Kachin State)
- Kayah State Day - 15 January (Only in Kayah State)
- Kayin New Year Day - 1st Waxing of Pyatho (Public Holiday)
- Chin National Day - 20 February (Only in Chin State)
- Mon National Day - 1st Waning of Tabodwe (Only in Mon State)
- Rakhine National Day - 1st Waning of Kason (Only in Rakhine State)
- Shan National Day - 7 February (Only in Shan State)
Government Offices Hours And Banks Hours
In The Republic Of The Union Of Myanmar,
All Governmemt Offices Hours are:
From 9:30 Hours to 16:30 Hours.
All Banks Hours are:
From 9:30 Hours to 15:30 Hours.
On Pay Day (Banks Hours),
From 8:30 Hours to 14:30 Hours.
Saturday and Sunday are Weekly Holidays. All Government Offices and Banks will be closed on weekly holidays.