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Diwali/Deepavali in Myanmar

Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali, or the Festival of Lights. It is celebrated in October or November each year. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days.

Is Diwali/Deepavali a Public Holiday?

Diwali/Deepavali is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Dipa oil lamps are often lit for Diwali celebrations.


About Diwali/Deepavali

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Diwali/Deepavali Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2018–2024.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018SatNov 10Diwali/DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2019SunOct 27Diwali/DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2019MonOct 28Day off for Diwali/DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2020SatNov 14Diwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2021ThuNov 4Diwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2022MonOct 24Diwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2023SunNov 12Diwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024FriNov 1Diwali/Deepavali (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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