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.DatePublic Holiday
1.January 04Independence Day
2.January 09Kayin New Year Day
3.February 12Union Day
4.March 02Peasants’ Day
5.March 23Full Moon Day of Tabaung
6.March 27Armed Forces Day
7.April 11Myanmar New Year
8.April 12, 13, 14, 15, 16Thingyan Festival
9.April 17, 18, 19, 20Myanmar New Year
10.May 01May Day
11.May 21Full Moon Day of Kasong
13.July 18Full Moon Day of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
12.July 19Martyr’s Day
12.October 15Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
14.November 13Full Moon of Tazaungmone
15.November 23National’s Day
16.December 29Kaiyin New Year
17.December 25Christmas Day


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