Important Cambodian Dates & Holidays

Here are some important Cambodian dates and Holidays for 2014. Some are already past, but ill list them as they’ll be pretty close for next year.

cambodia dates with album cover of dead kennedys

January 1 – New years (international)

January 7 – victory over genocide day

February 14 – Meak Bochea day

March 8 – Women’s day πŸ™‚

April 14-16 – Khmer new year (some places are closed for the whole week)

May 1st – Labor day

May 13 – Visak Bochea day

May 13-15 – King Norodom Sihamoni’s birthday

May 17 – Royal plowing ceremony day

June 1st – Children’s day

June 18th – Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk’s birthday

September 22 through the 24 – Pchum Ben day

October 15th – Commemoration day of King Norodom

October 23 – Paris peace accords

october 29 – King Norodom Sihakmoni coronation

November 5th – 7th – Water Festival (maybe…)

November 9th – Independence day

December 10th – Human Rights day

There are many holidays in Cambodia, maybe the most in the world.Β  I hope these Cambodian dates help you plan in advance. Maybe soon Ill do some articles on some of the bigger holidays in Cambodia :).


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