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Myanmar (Kachin) : 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)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 2, 2022Kayin New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022Kayin New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday January 4, 2022Independence DaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 9, 2022FestivalSecular holiday
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Monday January 10, 2022Kashin ManawNational Day
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Friday February 11, 2022Union DaySecular holiday
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Saturday February 12, 2022Union DaySecular holiday
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Wednesday March 2, 2022Paesants' DaySecular holiday
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Wednesday March 16, 2022Taboung Fullmoon DaySecular holiday
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Sunday March 27, 2022Armed Forces Day (Tatmadaw Day)Secular holiday
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Saturday April 9, 2022Myanmar's New Year - Maha ThingyanSecular holiday
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Sunday April 10, 2022Myanmar's New Year - Maha ThingyanSecular holiday
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Monday April 11, 2022Myanmar's New Year - Maha ThingyanSecular holiday
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Tuesday April 12, 2022Myanmar's New Year - Maha ThingyanSecular holiday
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Wednesday April 13, 2022Thingyan Water FestivalSecular holiday
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Thursday April 14, 2022Thingyan Water FestivalSecular holiday
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Friday April 15, 2022Thingyan Water FestivalSecular holiday
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Saturday April 16, 2022Thingyan Water FestivalSecular holiday
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Sunday April 17, 2022Myanmar's New Year - Maha ThingyanSecular holiday
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Saturday May 14, 2022Kason Full Moon DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday July 12, 2022Waso Robe Donation CeremonyBuddhism (Vajrayana)
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Tuesday July 19, 2022Martyrs DaySecular holiday
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Public holiday

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday :

Kayin New Year's Day

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Sunday January 2, 2022
Secular holiday : Held on the first waxing moon of Pyatho, the Kayin new year is almost a national holiday. Kayin communities throughout Myanrmar celebrate by wearing their traditional dress of woven tunics over red longyis and by hosting folk dancing and singing performances. The largest celebrations are held in the Kayin suburbs of Insein, just north of Rangoon, and in Hpaan, the capital of the Kayin State

Kayin New Year's Day

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Monday January 3, 2022
Secular holiday : Held on the first waxing moon of Pyatho, the Kayin new year is almost a national holiday. Kayin communities throughout Myanrmar celebrate by wearing their traditional dress of woven tunics over red longyis and by hosting folk dancing and singing performances. The largest celebrations are held in the Kayin suburbs of Insein, just north of Rangoon, and in Hpaan, the capital of the Kayin State

Independence Day

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Tuesday January 4, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates Burma's Declaration of Independence from Britain on January 4, 1948.

Festival

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Sunday January 9, 2022
Secular holiday : To prepare for next day's ceremony.

Kashin Manaw

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Monday January 10, 2022
Secular holiday : State of Kachin day, not celebrated every year

Union Day

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Friday February 11, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates Bogyoke Aung San's short-lived achievement of unifying Myanmar's disparate racial groups. For two weeks preceding Union Day, the national flag is paraded from town to town.

Union Day

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Saturday February 12, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates Bogyoke Aung San's short-lived achievement of unifying Myanmar's disparate racial groups. For two weeks preceding Union Day, the national flag is paraded from town to town.

Paesants' Day

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Wednesday March 2, 2022
Secular holiday : In tribute the the country's main human resource.

Taboung Fullmoon Day

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Wednesday March 16, 2022
Secular holiday : The lunar month of Tabaung (Taboung) brings the annual Shwedagon Festival, the largest paya pwe (pagoda festival) in Myanmar. The full-moon day in Tabaung is also an auspicious occasion for the construction of new payas and local paya festivals are held. Taboung or Tabaung is a local month fallin in February-March.

Armed Forces Day (Tatmadaw Day)

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Sunday March 27, 2022
Secular holiday : Resistance or Armed Forces Day, celebrated with parades and firework. Since 1989, the Tatmadaw has made it is tradition to pardon a number of prisoners on Armed Forces Day.

Myanmar's New Year - Maha Thingyan

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Saturday April 9, 2022
Secular holiday : Water festival - Lasts 3 days

Myanmar's New Year - Maha Thingyan

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Sunday April 10, 2022
Secular holiday : Water festival - Lasts 3 days

Myanmar's New Year - Maha Thingyan

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Monday April 11, 2022
Secular holiday : Water festival - Lasts 3 days

Myanmar's New Year - Maha Thingyan

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Tuesday April 12, 2022
Secular holiday : Water festival - Lasts 3 days

Thingyan Water Festival

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Wednesday April 13, 2022
Secular holiday : Starts the Burmese New Year. Thingyan, from the Sanskrit samkranta (fully passed over), celebrates the passage of the sun from the sign of Pisces into the sign of Aries in zodiac. As in Thailand's Songkran or in Laos, it is celebrated by throwing buckets of cold water at all passers-by. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Thingyan Water Festival

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Secular holiday : Starts the Burmese New Year. Thingyan, from the Sanskrit samkranta (fully passed over), celebrates the passage of the sun from the sign of Pisces into the sign of Aries in zodiac. As in Thailand's Songkran or in Laos, it is celebrated by throwing buckets of cold water at all passers-by. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Thingyan Water Festival

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Friday April 15, 2022
Secular holiday : Starts the Burmese New Year. Thingyan, from the Sanskrit samkranta (fully passed over), celebrates the passage of the sun from the sign of Pisces into the sign of Aries in zodiac. As in Thailand's Songkran or in Laos, it is celebrated by throwing buckets of cold water at all passers-by. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Thingyan Water Festival

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Saturday April 16, 2022
Secular holiday : Starts the Burmese New Year. Thingyan, from the Sanskrit samkranta (fully passed over), celebrates the passage of the sun from the sign of Pisces into the sign of Aries in zodiac. As in Thailand's Songkran or in Laos, it is celebrated by throwing buckets of cold water at all passers-by. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Myanmar's New Year - Maha Thingyan

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Secular holiday : Water festival - Lasts 3 days

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

Public holiday

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Monday May 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

Kason Full Moon Day

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Saturday May 14, 2022
Secular holiday : Kason is a local month falling in April-May

Waso Robe Donation Ceremony

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Tuesday July 12, 2022
Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Lasts 2 weeks

Martyrs Day

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Tuesday July 19, 2022
Secular holiday : Commemorates the assassination of independence leaders in 1947