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Azerbaijan Public Holidays

Azerbaijan Public Holidays

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Azerbaijan Public Holidays


 Azerbaijan Public Holidays


Get your diaries at the ready ladies, these are the dates you'll need to bear in mind throughout the year! We've got everything from public holidays to national holidays for you right here.

 
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Azerbaijan Public Holidays 2017


Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday 1st January New Years Day Yeni il
Monday 2nd January New Years Holiday Yeni il
Friday 20th January Martyrs Day Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Wednesday 8th March Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Monday 20th March Novruz Spring festival, Persian New Year
Tuesday 21st March Novruz Spring festival, Persian New Year
Wednesday 22nd March Novruz Spring festival, Persian New Year
Thursday 23rd March Novruz Spring festival, Persian New Year
Friday 24th March Novruz Spring festival, Persian New Year
Tuesday 9th May Victory Day Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of WWII
Monday 29th May Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan in 1918
Thursday 15th June National Salvation Day Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country in 1993
Monday 26th June Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Tuesday 27th June Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Firtr
Tuesday 27th June Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day In 1918, a Muslim Corps was renamed to Detached Corps of Azerbaijan with the establishment of the Azerbaijan Republic
Friday 1st September Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Saturday 2nd September Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Wednesday 18th October Independence Day Adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 18th October 1991
Thursday 9th November Flag Day  The Azerbaijani flag was first adopted on 9th November 1918
Sunday 31st December World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Celebrated since 1991
 

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