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Janmashtami in Myanmar

Krishna Janmashtami (Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Astami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanthi, Janmashtami) is one of the most important Hindu festivals that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth incarnation of the god Vishnu. It is celebrated on the eighth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrava, which is usually in August or September.

Is Janmashtami a Public Holiday?

Janmashtami is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Krishna is the eight incarnation of the god Vishnu.

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About Janmashtami

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Janmashtami Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2008–2024.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2008SunAug 24JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2009ThuAug 13JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2010WedSep 1JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2011MonAug 22JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2012ThuAug 9JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2013WedAug 28JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2014SunAug 17JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2015SatSep 5JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2016ThuAug 25JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2017MonAug 14JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2018SunSep 2JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2019SatAug 24JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2020TueAug 11JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2021MonAug 30JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2022ThuAug 18JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2023WedSep 6JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
2024MonAug 26JanmashtamiHindu Holiday

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