myanmar public holidays 2021

Myanmar Public Holidays 2021

As an expatriate living and working in Myanmar, being mindful of which day you can take a break from work in 2021 is important. Here is a list of all public holidays for Myanmar in 2021 that you can expect. 

It is worth noting that in Myanmar public holidays can sometimes be changed by the government so we have also listed a useful link here where you can check for any official announcements, the government of Myanmar.  

Date Day Holiday 
1-Jan Friday New Year’s Day 
4-Jan Monday Independence Day 
13-Jan Wednesday Kayin New Year Day 
12-Feb Friday Union Day 
2-Mar Tuesday Peasants’ Day 
26 Mar to 27 Mar Friday to Saturday Full Moon Day of Tabaung 
27 Mar to 29 Mar Saturday to Monday Armed Forces’ Day 
13 Apr to 19 Apr Tuesday to Monday Thingyan Water Festival 
30 Apr to 1 May Friday to Saturday Labour Day 
25-May Tuesday Full Moon Day of Kasong 
19-Jul Monday Martyr’s Day 
23-Jul Friday Full Moon Day of Waso 
19 Oct to 21 Oct Tuesday to Thursday Thadingyut Holidays 
17 Nov to 18 Nov Wednesday to Thursday Tazaungdaing Holidays 
28 Nov to 29 Nov Sunday to Monday National Day 
24 Dec to 25 Dec Friday to Saturday Christmas Holidays 
31-Dec Friday New Year Eve 


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