Public Holidays 2020 - All Countries


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

6 January: Substitution for Independence Day (Myanmar)

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

13 January: Coming of Age Day (Japan)

24 - 29 January: TET - Lunar New Years (Vietnam)

Chinese New Year
24 - 30 January (China)
25 January (Indonesia)
25 - 26 January: (Malaysia, Singapore)
25 - 28 January: (Hong Kong)


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

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

10 February: Substitution for Makha Bucha Day (Thailand)

11 February: National Foundation Day (Japan)

19 February: Galungan Day (Indonesia: Holiday in Bali)

24 February: Substitution for Emperor's Birthday (Japan)


2 March: Peasants Day (Myanmar)

9 March: Substitution for International Women's Day (Cambodia & Laos)

9 March: Substitution for Tabaung Full Moon Day (Myanmar)

20 March: Spring Equinox (Japan)

22 March: Isra Mi'raj (Indonesia)

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

27 March: Armed Forces Day (Myanmar)


2 April: Hung Kings Commemoration Day (Vietnam)

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

6 April: Chakri Day (Thailand)

10 - 17 April: Myanmar New Year Holidays (Myanmar)

10 April: Good Friday (Singapore, Indonesia & Malaysia: Holiday in Sabah & Sarawak)

10 - 13 April: Easter Holidays (Hong Kong)

12 - 16 April: Thingyan Holiday (Myanmar)

13 - 15 April: Songkran Festival (Thailand)

14 - 17 April: Lao New Year (Laos)

14 - 16 April: Khmer New Year (Cambodia)

29 April: Showa Day (Japan)

30 April: Reunification Day (Vietnam)

30 April: Buddha's Birthday (Hong Kong)


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

3 May: Constitution Memorial Day (Japan)

4 May: Greenery Day (Japan)

4 May: H.M. King's Coronation Day (Thailand)

5 May: Children's Day (Japan)

6 May: Full Moon Day of Kason (Myanmar)

6 May: Vesak/Visakha Bocha Day (Thailand)

7 May: Vesak/Visakha Bocha Day (Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia & Malaysia)

10 May: Nuzul Al-Quran (Malaysia: Holiday in Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Putrajaya & Selangor)

11 May: Substitution for Royal Ploughing Day (Cambodia)

20 May: National Day of Remembrance (Cambodia)

21 May: Ascension Day of Jesus Christ (Indonesia)

24 - 25 May: Hari Raya Idul Fitri (Indonesia)

24 - 26 May: Hari Raya Aidi-Fitri (Malaysia)

25 May: Substitution for Hari Raya Puasa (Singapore)

30 - 31 May: Harvest Festival (Malaysia: Holiday in Sabah & Labuan)


1 June: International Children's Day (Laos)

1 June: Pancasila Day (Indonesia)

1 - 2 June: Hari Gawai (Malaysia: Holiday in Sarawak)

3 June: Her Majesty Queen Suthida's Birthday (Thailand)

18 June: Queen Mother's Birthday (Cambodia)

25 June: Dragon Boat Festival (Hong Kong)

25 - 26 June: Dragon Boat Festival (China)


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

6 July: Asarnha Bucha Day (Thailand)

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

11 July: Penang Governor's Birthday (Malaysia: Holiday in Penang)

16 July: Boun Khao Phansa (Laos)

20 July: Substitution for Martyr's Day (Myanmar)

23 July: Marine Day (Japan)

24 July: Sports Day (Japan)

25 July: Agong's Birthday birthday (Malaysia)

28 July: King Maha Vajiralongkorn's Birthday (Thailand)

31 July: Idul Adha (Indonesia)

31 July: Hari Raya Haji (Singapore & Malaysia)


3 August: Full Moon of Waso (Myanmar)

10 August: Substitution for National Day (Singapore)

10 August: Mountain Day (Japan)

12 August: Mother's Day (Thailand)

17 August: Indonesian Independence Day (Indonesia)

20 August: Awal Muharram (Indonesia & Malaysia: Holiday in Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Putrajaya & Selangor)

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


2 September: National Day (Vietnam)

16 September: Malaysia Day (Malaysia)

16 September: Galungan Day (Indonesia: Holiday in Bali)

16 - 18 September: Bonn Pchum Ben - Ancestors' Day (Cambodia)

21 September: Respect for the Aged Day (Japan)

22 September: Autumn Equinox (Japan)

24 September: Constitution Day (Cambodia)


1 October: Mid-Autumn Festival (China)

1 October: National Day (Hong Kong)

1 - 7 October: National Day Holiday (China)

2 October: Mid-Autumn Festival (Hong Kong)

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

13 October: Boun Ok Phansa (Laos)

13 October: Memorial Day - Commemoration of the passing of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Thailand)

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

23 October: Chulalongkorn Day (Thailand)

26 October: Chung Yeung Festival (Hong Kong)

29 October: King's Coronation Day (Cambodia)

29 October: Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Indonesia & Malaysia)

29 October - 2 November: Thadingyut Holidays (Myanmar)

30 October - 2 November: Bon Om Thouk - Water Festival (Cambodia)

31 October: Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (Myanmar)


3 November: Culture Day (Japan)

9 November: Independence Day (Cambodia)

14 November: Deepavali (Singapore, Malaysia & Myanmar)

21 November: National Day (Myanmar)

22 November: That Luang Festival (Laos)

23 November: Labor Thanksgiving Day (Japan)

27 - 30 November: Tazaungmon Holidays (Myanmar)

29 November: Tazaungmon Full Moon Day (Myanmar)


2 December: National Day (Laos)

5 December: Father's Day (Thailand)

9 December: National Day (Myanmar)

10 December: Human Rights Day (Cambodia)

10 December: Constitution Day (Thailand)

11 December: Birthday of Sultan of Selangor (Malaysia: Selangor only)

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

26 December: Boxing Day (Hong Kong)

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