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Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2014

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2014

Day Date Holiday Comments
Wednesday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Yeni il
Thursday January 02 Jan 2 New Year Holiday Yeni il
Friday January 03 Jan 3 New Year Holiday Yeni il. Compensated by Sat. Dec 28
Monday January 06 Jan 6 New Year Holiday Yeni il. Compensated by Sun. Dec 29
Monday January 20 Jan 20 Martyrs Day Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Monday March 10 Mar 10 Womens Day (Observed) Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Thursday March 20 Mar 20 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 21 Mar 21 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Saturday March 22 Mar 22 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Sunday March 23 Mar 23 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday March 24 Mar 24 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday March 25 Mar 25 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday March 26 Mar 26 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday May 09 May 9 Victory Day Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Wednesday May 28 May 28 Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Monday June 16 Jun 16 National Salvation Day (Observed) Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country (1993)
Thursday June 26 Jun 26 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day In 1918 a Muslim Corps was renamed to Detached Corps of Azerbaijan with the establishment of the Azerbaijan Republic
Monday July 28 Jul 28 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Tuesday July 29 Jul 29 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Sunday October 05 Oct 5 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Monday October 06 Oct 6 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Tuesday October 07 Oct 7 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Monday October 20 Oct 20 Independence Day (observed) Adoption of the declaration of independence on 18 Oct 1991
Monday November 10 Nov 10 Flag Day (Observed) The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Wednesday December 31 Dec 31 World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Celebrated since 1991

Key

National Holiday

Notes

  • Holidays that fall on the weekend will be observed on the following Monday

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