Public Holidays in Myanmar for 2021

DatePublic Holiday
Jan 01International New Year Day
Jan 04Independence Day
Jan 13Kayin New Year
Feb 12Union Day
Mar 02Peasants Day
Mar 26,27Full moon Day of Tabaung
Mar 27 – 29Myanmar Armed Forces Day
Apr 13 -19Myanmar New Year (Thingyan Festival)
May 01Labour Day
May 25Full moon Day of Kasone
May 12 or 13*Eid
Jul 19Martyrs Day
Jul 23Full Moon Day of Waso
Oct 19 – 21Full Moon Day of Thadingyut
Nov 04*Diwali
Nov 17 or 18Full Moon day of Tazaungmone
Nov 28,29Myanmar National Day
Dec 25Christmas Day

* Eid & Diwali are announced separately via state-owned newspapers closer to event as the dates are determined by the cycle of the moon