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Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2015

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Yeni il
Friday January 02 Jan 2 New Year Holiday Yeni il
Tuesday January 20 Jan 20 Martyrs Day Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Monday March 09 Mar 9 Womens Day (Observed) Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Friday March 20 Mar 20 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Saturday March 21 Mar 21 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Sunday March 22 Mar 22 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday March 23 Mar 23 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday March 24 Mar 24 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday March 25 Mar 25 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 26 Mar 26 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 27 Mar 27 Novruz Persian New Year. Compensated by Sun, 29 March
Monday May 11 May 11 Victory Day (observed) Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Thursday May 28 May 28 Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Monday June 15 Jun 15 National Salvation Day Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country (1993)
Friday 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
Friday July 17 Jul 17 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Saturday July 18 Jul 18 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Thursday September 24 Sep 24 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Friday September 25 Sep 25 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Monday October 19 Oct 19 Independence Day (observed) Adoption of the declaration of independence on 18 Oct 1991
Monday November 09 Nov 9 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Thursday December 31 Dec 31 World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Celebrated since 1991

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Notes

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

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