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Holidays and Observances in Myanmar in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Myanmar in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year HolidayPublic Holiday
Jan 4SaturdayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
Feb 12WednesdayUnion DayPublic Holiday
Feb 21FridayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday
Mar 2MondayPeasants' DayPublic Holiday
Mar 8SundayFull Moon Day of TabaungPublic Holiday
Mar 10TuesdayHoliHindu Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 27FridayArmed Forces' DayPublic Holiday
Apr 13MondayMaha Thingyan (Water Festival)Public Holiday
Apr 14TuesdayMaha Thingyan (Water Festival)Public Holiday
Apr 15WednesdayMaha Thingyan (Water Festival)Public Holiday
Apr 16ThursdayMaha Thingyan (Water Festival)Public Holiday
May 1FridayLabor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
May 6WednesdayFull Moon Day of KasongPublic Holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 19SundayMartyrs' DayPublic Holiday
Jul 31FridayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Holiday
Aug 1SaturdayEid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
Aug 3MondayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Aug 3MondayFull Moon Day of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)Public Holiday
Aug 11TuesdayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday
Aug 22SaturdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 1ThursdayFull Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)Public Holiday
Oct 17SaturdayNavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 25SundayDussehraHindu Holiday
Nov 14SaturdayDiwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
Nov 28SaturdayFull Moon Day of TazaungmonePublic Holiday
Nov 29SundayFull Moon Day of Tazaungmone HolidayPublic Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year HolidayPublic Holiday

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