Source:The Bank of Thailand (Bangkok)
Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: August 6, 2021
The official list and dates of the annual bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Thailand, for the upcoming calendar year 2021, has been released.
Interestingly, the aforementioned announcement confirms that the Thai non-working public holidays for the birthdays of King Bhumibol (H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great's Birthday/ National Day / Father's Day) and the Queen Mother (H.M. Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother’s Birthday / Mother's Day) will remain part of Thailand's annual non-working public holidays, for 2021, at least.
The aforementioned announcement also maintains the removal of the Buddhist Lent bank holiday, having been replaced, beginning in 2007 (B.E. 2550), by the holiday that always occurs a day before, Asarnha Bucha (2006-11-16), as well as the 2017 changes to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Thailand, following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (2017-04-11, 2017-02-07, 2016-11-22 and 2016-10-20).