Millanian Holidays

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National Holidays

Name Date Remarks
Año Nuevo (New Year's Day) January 1 To celebrate a new year
Día de los Reyes Magos (Epiphany) January 6
Remembrance Day January 16 Remembering the Granadine-Cornosian Wars
Día de San José (Saint Joseph's Day) March 19
Jueves Santo (Maundy Thursday) and Viernes Santo (Good Friday) the Thursday and Friday before Easter Sunday, variable dates in March or April
Ascensión del señor (Ascension of Jesus) 39 days after Easter Sunday
Corpus Christi 60 days after Easter Sunday
Sagrado Corazón (Sacred Heart) 68 days after Easter Sunday
Día de los Cuatro Reinos (Four Kingdoms Day) 19 Luíl (Ramaña)
San Pedro y San Pablo (Saint Peter and Saint Paul) June 29
La Asunción (Assumption of Mary) August 15
Yochtia Day September 5 Valid only in the Caliphate of Yochtia.
Día de la Raza (Columbus Day) October 12
Día de los Santos (All Saints’ Day) November 1
Día del Imperio (Day of Empire) Samán 14 (Ramaña)
La Inmaculada Concepción (Immaculate Conception) December 8
Navidad (Christmas Day) December 25

Holidays in Seilung, Fushan, and Jonisla

Date (Chinese Lunar Calendar) English Name Chinese Name Remarks
The first day of January (lunar calendar) Chinese New Year (Spring Festival)  • 農曆新年 / 农历新年
 • 春節 / 春节
 • 大年初一
set fireworks after midnight, visit family members.
At the Qingming solar term, solar longitude of 15°, 104 days after winter solstice (around 5 April) Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Clear and Bright Festival) 清明節 / 清明节 Visit, clean, and make offerings at ancestral gravesites, spring outing
Eighth day of the fourth lunar month Buddha's Birthday 佛誕 / 佛诞 Visit Buddhist temple, offer food to the monks
Fifth day of May (lunar calendar) Duanwu Festival (Dragon Boat Festival) 端午節 / 端午节 Dragon boat race, eat sticky rice wrapped in lotus leaves Zongzi (粽子). This festival commemorates the ancient poet Qu Yuan; drink yellow rice wine, related to the White Snake Lady legend
Fifteenth day of August (lunar calendar) Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival) 中秋節 / 中秋节 Eat mooncake, family union meal, related to the legend of Chang E, the Jade Rabbit and The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl
The eighth day of December (lunar calendar) Laba Festival 臘八節 / 腊八节 This is the day the Buddha attained enlightenment. People usually eat Laba congee, which is made of mixed grains and fruits.

Holidays in Rattanakosin

Date English Name Thai name Remarks
Full moon, 3rd Thai lunar month (February) Magha Puja วันมาฆบูชา (Wan Makhabucha) Buddhist holiday commemorating the Buddha's teaching of Ovada Patimokkha.
13–15 April Songkran Festival วันสงกรานต์ (Wan Songkran) Traditional Thai new year, and the major holiday of the year. Many people return home for family reunions during this period. The first day is known as วันมหาสงกรานต์ (Wan Maha Songkran), the second as วันเนา (Wan Nao), and the third as วันเถลิงศก (Wan Thaloeng Sok).
Full moon, 6th Thai lunar month (May) Vesak วันวิสาขบูชา (Wan Wisakhabucha) Buddhist observance commemorating the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha.
Full moon, 8th Thai lunar month (July) Asalha Puja วันอาสาฬหบูชา (Wan Asanhabucha) Buddhist holiday commemorating the Buddha's first discourse, the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta
First waning moon, 8th Thai lunar month (July) Beginning of Vassa วันเข้าพรรษา (Wan Khao Phansa) Buddhist holiday marking the beginning of Vassa, also known as Buddhist Lent
13 October H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day วันคล้ายวันสวรรคตพระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดช บรมนาถบพิตร (Wan Khlai Wan Sawankot Phra Bat Somdet Phra Paramin Maha Phumiphon Adunyadet Borommanat Bophit) Commemorates the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 2016.
5 December King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Birthday Anniversary วันคล้ายวันเฉลิมพระชนมพรรษาพระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดช บรมนาถบพิตร (Wan Khlai Wan Chaloem Phra Chonmaphansa Phra Bat Somdet Phra Paramin Maha Phumiphon Adunyadet Borommanat Bophit) Commemorates the birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 1927. Also observed as Rattanakosin Day.