Is Chinese New Year a public holiday in Cambodia?

What are important holidays in Cambodia?

Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2020

  • January 1: New Year’s Day. …
  • January 7: Victory over Genocide Day. …
  • March 8: International Women’s Day. …
  • April 13-16: Khmer New Year. …
  • May 1: International Labor Day. …
  • May 6: Visak Bochea. …
  • May 10: Royal Plowing Ceremony. …
  • May 14: King Sihamoni’s Birthday.

Are there special holidays that are important to Cambodians What are these and how are they celebrated?

Cambodian festivals and holidays

  • Khmer New Year. Celebrated on April 13 or 14 each year, Khmer New Year, Bon Chol Chhnam Thmei, is a three-day affair that traditionally marks the end of the harvest season and is Cambodia’s single most important holiday. …
  • Water Festival. …
  • Pchum Ben. …
  • Royal Ploughing Ceremony.

How many public holidays are there in Cambodia?

List of Holidays in Cambodia in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name
Friday Apr 16 Khmer New Year Holiday
Monday Apr 26 Visak Bochea Day
Friday Apr 30 Royal Plowing Ceremony
Saturday May 01 International Labour Day

Why does Cambodia have so many public holidays?

While the calendar is based on the movement of the moon, calendar dates are also synchronized with the solar year to keep the seasons from drifting. Therefore, some public holidays are subject to change every year based on the lunar calendar.

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Is today a holiday Cambodia?

Ar. Thor. Kor, issued on December 3, 2020 by Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, stated about Paid Public Holidays for the year 2021.

Public Holidays in Cambodia 2021.

Jan 01 International New Year Day
Oct 15 Commemoration Day of King’s Father, Norodom Sihanouk
Oct 29 King’s Coronation Day, Norodom Sihamoni
Nov 09 Independence Day