Public holidays in Cambodia 2022

Sep. 11, 2021

How many days of Cambodian national holidays each year? In average, there are 21 offiail days off from business work. The most important holiday of the year is Khmer New Year (Chol Chhnam Thmei in Khmer) in mid April.

This is a complete list of Cambodia’s national public holidays in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017. The day(s) off is/are meant for government officials, although businesses have to observe these national holidays. Cambodian people enjoy about 20 days of public holidays in Cambodia, probably more than other countries in the world.

Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2022

Cambodia now has 21 official national holiday days in 2022:

January 1, Global Day January 7, Victory Day over the genocidal regime March 8, International Women’s Day April 14-15-16, Khmer New Year May 01, International Labor Day May 14, The Royal Birthday of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, King of the Kingdom of Cambodia May 15, Vesak Bochea Festival May 19, Royal Plowing Ceremony June 18, the Royal Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, the Queen Mother of Cambodia September 24, Constitution Day September 24-25-26, Pchum Ben festival October 15, Day in Honor of the Late King Norodom Sihanouk, His Majesty the King Father, Independence, Territorial Integrity and Khmer National Unity October 29, Royal Ceremony of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, King of the Kingdom of Cambodia November 07-08-09, the Royal Water Festival November 9, National Independence Day

Cambodia’s Public Holidays in 2021 (the official calendar)

New Year’s Day Fri, Jan 1, 2021 Victory Day Thu, Jan 7, 2021 International Women’s Day Mon, Mar 8, 2021 Cambodian New Year Apr 14 – 16, 2021 Labour Day Mon, May 3, 2021 King Sihamoni’s Birthday May 13 – 14, 2021 King Sihamoni’s Birthday Mon, May 17, 2021 National Day of Remembrance Thu, May 20, 2021 Children’s Day Tue, Jun 1, 2021 Queen Mother’s Birthday Fri, Jun 18, 2021 Constitution Day Fri, Sep 24, 2021 Commemoration Day of King Father, Norodom Sihanouk Fri, Oct 15, 2021 Paris Peace Agreements Day Mon, Oct 25, 2021 King Norodom Sihamoni’s Coronation Day Fri, Oct 29, 2021 Independence Day Tue, Nov 9, 2021 Independence Day of Cambodia Tue, Nov 9, 2021 Human Rights Day Fri, Dec 10, 2021

Cambodia’s Public Holidays in 2020

Starting in 2020, public holidays for civil servants and those in the business workforce have been cut down dramatically. New Year’s Day Wed, Jan 1, 2020 Victory Day Tue, Jan 7, 2020 Meak Bochea Day Likely Mon, Feb 10, 2020 International Women’s Day Mon, Mar 9, 2020 Cambodian New Year Apr 14 – 16, 2020 Labour Day Fri, May 1, 2020 Vesak Likely Wed, May 6, 2020 Royal Ploughing Ceremony Likely Mon, May 11, 2020 King Sihamoni’s Birthday May 13 – 15, 2020 National Day of Remembrance Wed, May 20, 2020 Children’s Day Mon, Jun 1, 2020 Queen Mother’s Birthday Thu, Jun 18, 2020 Pchum Ben Day Sep 16 – 18, 2020 Constitution Day Thu, Sep 24, 2020 Commemoration Day of King Father, Norodom Sihanouk Thu, Oct 15, 2020 Paris Peace Agreements Day Fri, Oct 23, 2020 King Norodom Sihamoni’s Coronation Day Thu, Oct 29, 2020 Bon Om Touk Oct 30 – Nov 2, 2020 Independence Day Mon, Nov 9, 2020 Human Rights Day Thu, Dec 10, 2020

Cambodia’s Public Holidays in 2019

1 Jan Tue New Year’s Day 7 Jan Mon Victory Day 19 Feb Tue Meak Bochea Day 8 Mar Fri International Women’s Day 14 Apr to 17 Apr Sun to Wed Khmer New Year 1 May Wed Labour Day 13 May to 15 May Mon to Wed King Norodom Sihamoni’s Birthday 18 May Sat Visak Bochea Day 20 May Mon National Day of Remembrance 22 May Wed Royal Ploughing Ceremony 1 Jun Sat Children’s Day 18 Jun Tue Queen Mother’s Birthday 24 Sep Tue Constitution Day 27 Sep to 30 Sep Fri to Mon Pchum Ben 15 Oct Tue Commemoration of Late King Father 23 Oct Wed Paris Peace Agreements Day 29 Oct Tue King Norodom Sihamoni’s Coronation Day 9 Nov Sat Independence Day 10 Nov to 13 Nov Sun to Wed Bon Om Touk 10 Dec Tue Human Rights Day

Cambodia’s Public Holidays in 2018

Date Day Holiday 1 Jan Mon New Year’s Day 7 Jan Sun Victory Day 8 Jan Mon Victory Day Holiday 31 Jan Wed Meak Bochea Day 8 Mar Thu International Women’s Day 14 Apr to 17 Apr Sat to Tue Khmer New Year 1 May Tue Labour Day 3 May Thu Royal Ploughing Ceremony 13 May to 16 May Sun to Wed King Norodom Sihamoni’s Birthday 29 May Tue Visak Bochea Day 1 Jun Fri Children’s Day 18 Jun Mon Queen Mother’s Birthday 24 Sep Mon Constitution Day 8 Oct to 10 Oct Mon to Wed Pchum Ben 15 Oct Mon Commemoration of Late King Father 23 Oct Tue Paris Peace Agreements Day 29 Oct Mon King Norodom Sihamoni’s Coronation Day 9 Nov Fri Independence Day 21 Nov to 23 Nov Wed to Fri Bon Om Touk 10 Dec Mon Human Rights Day

Cambodia’s Public Holidays in 2017

01 January International New Year Day

07 January Victory over Genocide Day 11 February Meak Bochea Day 08 March International Women’s Day 14-15-16 April Khmer New Year Day 01 May International Labor Day 10 May Visak Bochea Day 13-14-15 May King Norodom Sihamoni’s Birth Day 14 May Royal Plowing Ceremony Day 01 June International Children Day 18 June Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk’s Birth Day 19-20-21 September Pchum Ben Day 24 September Constitutional day 15 October Commemoration Day of Former King Norodom Sihanouk 23 October Anniversary of the Paris Peace Accord 29 October King Norodom Sihakmoni’s Coronation Day 02-03-04 November Water Festival 09 November Independence Day 10 December International Human Rights Day