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Myanmar (Magwe) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Kyat (MMK)
  • Internet domain: .mm - telephone code: +95 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +6:30 (DST: no)
    Measurements follow the imperial system
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Monday may 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday may 3, 2023Kason Full Moon DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday june 1, 2023Beginning of school year (public schools)School holidays
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    Thursday june 29, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Wednesday july 19, 2023Martyrs DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday august 1, 2023Waso Robe Donation CeremonyBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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    Saturday october 28, 2023Bouk ok Pansa (Buddhist Fast ends)Buddhism (Theravada)
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    Saturday october 28, 2023Tadingyut Full MoonSecular holiday
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    Sunday october 29, 2023Bouk ok Pansa (Buddhist Fast ends)Buddhism (Theravada)
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    Sunday october 29, 2023Tadingyut Full MoonSecular holiday
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    Monday october 30, 2023Tadingyut Full MoonSecular holiday
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    Monday november 13, 2023Deepavali/Dipabalicards/flowers
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    Sunday november 26, 2023Tazaungdaing Fullmoon DaySecular holiday
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    Monday november 27, 2023Tazaungdaing Fullmoon DaySecular holiday
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday may 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Kason Full Moon Day

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    Wednesday may 3, 2023
    Secular holiday : Kason is a local month falling in April-May

    Beginning of school year (public schools)

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    Thursday june 1, 2023
    School holidays :

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday june 29, 2023
    cards/flowers : The second main celebration of Islam. It cele ates A aham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

    Martyrs Day

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    Wednesday july 19, 2023
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the assassination of independence leaders in 1947

    Waso Robe Donation Ceremony

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    Tuesday august 1, 2023
    Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Lasts 2 weeks

    Bouk ok Pansa (Buddhist Fast ends)

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    Saturday october 28, 2023
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Tadingyut Full Moon

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    Saturday october 28, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Buddhist Lent comes to an end and all those couples who had been putting off marriage now rush into each other's arms. Monks are free to travel from kyaung to kyaung or to go on pilgrimage to holy spots such as Kyaiktiyo or Mt Popa. The Festival of Lights takes place during Thadingyut to celebrate Buddha's return from a period of preaching dhamma (Buddhist philosophy) in Tavatimsa (the highest deva realm), his way lit by devas who lined the route of his descent. For the three days of the festival all of Myanmar is lit by oil lamps, fire balloons, candles and even mundane electric lamps. Tadingyut is the name of a month falling in September-October.

    Bouk ok Pansa (Buddhist Fast ends)

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    Sunday october 29, 2023
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Tadingyut Full Moon

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    Sunday october 29, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Buddhist Lent comes to an end and all those couples who had been putting off marriage now rush into each other's arms. Monks are free to travel from kyaung to kyaung or to go on pilgrimage to holy spots such as Kyaiktiyo or Mt Popa. The Festival of Lights takes place during Thadingyut to celebrate Buddha's return from a period of preaching dhamma (Buddhist philosophy) in Tavatimsa (the highest deva realm), his way lit by devas who lined the route of his descent. For the three days of the festival all of Myanmar is lit by oil lamps, fire balloons, candles and even mundane electric lamps. Tadingyut is the name of a month falling in September-October.

    Tadingyut Full Moon

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    Monday october 30, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Buddhist Lent comes to an end and all those couples who had been putting off marriage now rush into each other's arms. Monks are free to travel from kyaung to kyaung or to go on pilgrimage to holy spots such as Kyaiktiyo or Mt Popa. The Festival of Lights takes place during Thadingyut to celebrate Buddha's return from a period of preaching dhamma (Buddhist philosophy) in Tavatimsa (the highest deva realm), his way lit by devas who lined the route of his descent. For the three days of the festival all of Myanmar is lit by oil lamps, fire balloons, candles and even mundane electric lamps. Tadingyut is the name of a month falling in September-October.

    Deepavali/Dipabali

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    Monday november 13, 2023
    cards/flowers :

    Tazaungdaing Fullmoon Day

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    Sunday november 26, 2023
    Secular holiday : The full-moon night of Tazaungmon is an Occasion for another `festival of lights', known properly as Tazaungdaing. It's particularly celebrated in the Shan State - in Taunggyi there are fire balloon competitions. In some areas there are also speed-weaving competitions during the night young Burmese women show their prowess at weaving by attempting to produce robes for Buddha images between dusk and dawn. The results, finished or not, are donated to the monks. The biggest weaving competitions take place at Shwedagon Paya in Yangon.

    Tazaungdaing Fullmoon Day

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    Monday november 27, 2023
    Secular holiday : The full-moon night of Tazaungmon is an Occasion for another `festival of lights', known properly as Tazaungdaing. It's particularly celebrated in the Shan State - in Taunggyi there are fire balloon competitions. In some areas there are also speed-weaving competitions during the night young Burmese women show their prowess at weaving by attempting to produce robes for Buddha images between dusk and dawn. The results, finished or not, are donated to the monks. The biggest weaving competitions take place at Shwedagon Paya in Yangon.