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Embassy Holidays
 
DateDayU.S.*Burmese**
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day Kayin New Year's Day
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday  
February 12 Wednesday   Union Day
February 17 Monday President's Day  
March 27 Thursday   Armed Forces Day
April 14 Monday   THINGYAN (Water Festival)
April 15 Tuesday   THINGYAN (Water Festival)
April 16 Wednesday   THINGYAN (Water Festival)
April 17 Thursday   Burmese New Year
April 18 Friday   Burmese New Year
May 1 Thursday   Workers' Day
May 26 Monday Memorial Day  
July 4 Friday Independence Day  
July 11 Friday   Full moon of Waso
[Beginning of Buddhist Lent]
September 1 Monday Labor Day  
October 08 Wednesday   Full moon of Thadinkyut
[End of Buddhist Lent]
October 13 Monday Columbus Day  
November 11 Tuesday Veteran's Day  
November 27 Thursday Thanksgiving Day  
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day  



* American Holidays falling on Saturday will be observed the preceding Friday. Holidays falling on Sunday will be observed on the following Monday.

** Burmese Holidays falling on either Saturday or Sunday will be observed only on the respective day. The Embassy will be OPEN the preceding Friday and the following Monday when Burmese holidays are celebrated on either Saturday or Sunday.

For Idd, Deepavali, Karen New Year, Peasants' Day and Full Moon day of Tabaung, Embassy will observe a liberal leave policy.