Public Holidays 2019 - All Countries


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JANUARY

1 January: New Years Day (Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Japan, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar)

4 January: Independence Day (Myanmar)

6 January: Kayin New Years Day (Myanmar)

7 January: Victory Day Against Pol Pot Genocide (Cambodia)

14 January: Coming of Age Day (Japan)

21 January: Thaipusam (Malaysia: Holiday in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Putrajaya & Selangor)


FEBRUARY

1 February: Federal Territory Day (Malaysia, Holiday in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya & Labuan)

4 - 8 February: TET - Lunar New Years (Vietnam)

Chinese New Year
4 - 10 February (China)
5 February (Indonesia)
5 - 6 February: (Malaysia,Singapore)
5 - 7 February: (Hong Kong)

11 February: National Foundation Day (Japan)

12 February: Union Day (Myanmar)

19 February: Meak Bochea (Cambodia) & Makha Bucha Day (Thailand)

MARCH

2 March: Peasants Day (Myanmar)

7 March: Hari Raya Nyepi (Indonesia: Holiday in Bali)

8 March: International Women's Day (Cambodia & Laos)

20 March: Tabaung Full Moon Day (Myanmar)

21 March: Spring Equinox (Japan)

27 March: Armed Forces Day (Myanmar)









APRIL

3 April: Isra Miraj (Indonesia)

5 April: Qingming/Ching Ming Festival (China & Hong Kong)

8 April: Substitution of Chakri Day (Thailand)

13 - 16 April: Thingyan Holiday (Myanmar) & Songkran Festival (Thailand)

14 - 16 April: Lao New Year (Laos) & Khmer New Year (Cambodia)

14 April: Hung Kings Temple Festival (Vietnam)

17 April: Myanmar New Year Holidays (Myanmar)

19 April: Good Friday (Singapore & Indonesia & Malaysia: Holiday in Sabah and Sarawak)

19 - 22 April: Easter holidays (Hong Kong)

29 April: Showa Day (Japan)

30 April: Reunification day (Vietnam)



MAY

1 May: Labor Day (Indonesia, Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Malaysia)

3 May: Constitution Memorial Day (Japan)

4 May: Greenery Day (Japan)

6 May: Substitution of Children's Day (Japan)

13 May: Substitution of Buddha's Birthday (Hong Kong)

13-15 May: King Sihamoni's Birthday (Cambodia)

18 May: Full Moon Day of Kason (Myanmar)

20 May: Substitution of Vesak/Visakha Bocha Day (Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia)

22 May: Royal Ploughing Day - Pithi Chrat Preah Neanng Korl (Cambodia) & Nuzul Al-Quran (Malaysia: except Johor, Kedah, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Sabah, Sarawak)

30 May: Ascension Day of Jesus Christ (Indonesia)

JUNE

1 June: International Children's Day (Cambodia, Laos) & Pancasila Day (Indonesia)

4 - 5 June: Hari Raya Idul Fitri (Indonesia)

5 June: Hari Raya Puasa (Singapore)

5 - 6 June: Hari Raya Aidi-Fitri (Malaysia)

6 June: Lebaran Holiday (Indonesia)

7 June: Tuen Ng - Dragon Boat Festival (Hong Kong)

7 - 9 June: Dragon Boat Festival (China)

18 June: King’s Mother Birthday (Cambodia)

JULY

1 July: Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day (Hong Kong)

7 July: Georgetown World Heritage City Day (Malaysia: Holiday in Penang)

13 July: Penang Governor's birthday (Malaysia: Holiday in Penang)

15 July: Marine Day (Japan)

16 July: Full Moon of Waso (Myanmar) & Asarnha Bucha Day (Thailand) & Boun Khao Phansa (Laos)

19 July: Martyr's Day (Myanmar)

29 July: Substitution day of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's Birthday (Thailand)

AUGUST

9 August: National Day (Singapore)

12 August: Mother's Day (Thailand) & Substitution of Mountain Day (Japan) & Substitution of Hari Raya Haji (Singapore & Malaysia) & Substitution of Idul Adha (Indonesia) & Substitution of Eid al-Adha (Myanmar)

17 August: Indonesian Independence Day (Indonesia)

31 August: Merdeka Day - Malaysia's National Day (Malaysia)






SEPTEMBER

2 September: Substitution Day of Awal Muharram - Islamic New Year (Indonesia, Malaysia: except in Johor, Kedah, Kelantan & Terengganu) & National Day (Vietnam)

9 September: Agong's Birthday (Malaysia)

13 September: Mid-Autumn Festival (China)

14 September: Mid-Autumn Festival (Hong Kong)

16 September: Malaysia Day (Malaysia) & Respect for the Aged Day (Japan)

23 September: Autumn Equinox (Japan)

24 September: Constitution Day (Cambodia)

27 - 30 September: Bonn Pchum Ben - Ancestors' Day (Cambodia)

OCTOBER

1 - 7 October: National Day Holiday (China)

1 October: National Day (Hong Kong)

5 October: Sabah Governor's Birthday (Malaysia: Holiday in Sabah)

7 October: Chung Yeung Festival (Hong Kong)

12 - 14 October: Thadingyut festival & Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (Myanmar)

13 October: Boun Ok Phansa (Laos)

14 October: Sports day (Japan) & Substitution Day of Memorial Day - Commemorate the passing of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Thailand)

15 October: Commemoration of King's Norodom Sihanouk (Cambodia)

23 October: Paris Peace Accord (Cambodia) & Chulalongkorn Day (Thailand)

28 October: Substitution Day of Deepavali (Singapore, Myanmar and Malaysia except in Sarawak)

29 October: King's Coronation Day (Cambodia)

NOVEMBER

4 November: Substitution Day of Culture Day (Japan)

9 November: Independence Day (Cambodia) & Prophet Muhammad's birthday (Malaysia)

10 November: Prophet Muhammad's birthday (Indonesia)

10 - 11 November: Tasaungtaing Festival & Tazaungmon Full Moon (Myanmar)

10 - 12 November: Bon Om Thouk - Water Festival (Cambodia)

21 November: National Day (Myanmar)

22 November: That Luang Festival (Laos)

23 November: Labor Thanksgiving Day (Japan)






DECEMBER

2 December: National Day (Laos)

5 December: National Father's Day (Thailand)

10 December: Human Rights Day (Cambodia) & Constitution Day (Thailand)

25 December: Christmas Day (Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan)

26 December: Boxing Day (Hong Kong) & Kayin New Years Day (Myanmar)

31 December: New Year’s Eve (Myanmar, Thailand)