Buddhist New Year
|Fast Facts: Buddhist New Year|
|Dates||January 28, 2021
April 27, 2021
January 18, 2022
The Buddhist New Year is celebrated on different days throughout the world. In Theravadin countries (Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Laos), the new year is celebrated for three days from the first full moon day in April. In Mahayana countries, the Buddhist New Year usually starts on the first full moon day in January. Tibetan Buddhists generally celebrate it in March.