New Year's Eve
Saturday December 31, 2022
Secular holiday :
New Year's Day
Sunday January 1, 2023
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Wednesday January 4, 2023
Secular holiday : Celebrates Burma's Declaration of Independence from Britain on January 4, 1948.
Sunday February 12, 2023
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.
Thursday March 2, 2023
Secular holiday : In tribute the the country's main human resource.
Taboung Fullmoon Day
Sunday March 5, 2023
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)
Monday March 27, 2023
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.