The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
Magha Puja Day is also known as Sangha Day or Fourfold Assembly Day in most Buddhist countries, and is observed on the first full moon day of March. The day commemorates a time when 1,250 Buddhists spontaneously came together to pay their respect to the Buddha. The festival is in honor of the Sangha, or the Buddhist community and is a chance for people to reaffirm their commitment to Buddhism.
Is Makha Bucha a Public Holiday?
Makha Bucha is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
About Makha BuchaRead more about Makha Bucha.
Makha Bucha Observances
Holiday currently only shown for years 2010–2019.
Note: Since 1996, if a holiday falls on a weekend, the following working day is observed as a compensatory non-working day, subject to Thailand's Cabinet declarations.
|2010||Sun||Feb 28||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2010||Mon||Mar 1||Makha Bucha observed||National holiday|
|2011||Fri||Feb 18||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2012||Wed||Mar 7||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2013||Mon||Feb 25||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2014||Fri||Feb 14||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2015||Wed||Mar 4||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2016||Mon||Feb 22||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2017||Sat||Feb 11||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2018||Thu||Mar 1||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
|2019||Tue||Feb 19||Makha Bucha||National holiday|
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