Public Holidays in Armenia in 2017

Armenia Upcoming Holidays in Armenia

Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Exaltation of the Holy Cross

18 September 2017 This National holiday is in 32 days. Celebrates the return of the Holy Cross to Jerusalem following its capture by the Persians

Independence Day
Independence Day 

21 September 2017 This National holiday is in 35 days. Armenia was the first non-Baltic republic to secede from the Soviet Union

New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve

31 December 2017 This National holiday is in 136 days. The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties a...

Armenia List of National Public holidays of Armenia in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Year's Holiday
Tuesday January 03 Jan 3 New Year's Holiday
Wednesday January 04 Jan 4 New Year's Holiday
Thursday January 05 Jan 5 Armenian Christmas Eve
Friday January 06 Jan 6 Armenian Christmas Day
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 National Army Day
Wednesday March 08 Mar 8 Women's Day
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Merelots
Monday April 24 Apr 24 Genocide Memorial Day
Monday May 01 May 1 Labor Day
Monday May 08 May 8 Victory Day Holiday
Tuesday May 09 May 9 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Sunday May 28 May 28 Day of the First Republic
Wednesday July 05 Jul 5 Constitution Day
Monday September 18 Sep 18 Exaltation of the Holy Cross Merelots. Monday after Sunday between 11 - 17 September
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Independence Day
Sunday December 31 Dec 31 New Year's Eve


National Holiday


  • Merelots are the days after five major festivals. They are days to honour deceased relatives. They may be given as an additional holiday and compensated by a Saturday or Sunday

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