Public Holidays in Kazakhstan in 2014

Kazakhstan List of national public holidays of Kazakhstan in 2014

Day Date Holiday Comments
Wednesday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Thursday January 02 Jan 2 Day after New Years Day Compensated from Sat. Dec 28
Tuesday January 07 Jan 7 Orthodox Christmas Day
Monday March 10 Mar 10 Womens Day (observed) Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Friday March 21 Mar 21 Nauryz Holiday Persian New Year
Saturday March 22 Mar 22 Nauryz Holiday
Sunday March 23 Mar 23 Nauryz Holiday
Monday March 24 Mar 24 Nauryz Holiday
Tuesday March 25 Mar 25 Nauryz Holiday
Thursday May 01 May 1 Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday Celebrates the unity of all people who live in Kazakhstan
Wednesday May 07 May 7 Defenders Day Defender of the Fatherland Day
Thursday May 08 May 8 Public Holiday Compensated by Sunday May 11
Friday May 09 May 9 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday July 07 Jul 7 Capital City Day (observed) Astana city became the capital of Kazakhstan on 6 July 1994
Monday September 01 Sep 1 Constitution Day (observed) Celebrates the constitution of 30 August 1995
Saturday October 04 Oct 4 Kurban Ait Eid al-Adha
Monday December 01 Dec 1 First President's Day The first national presidential election was held on 1 Dec 1991
Tuesday December 16 Dec 16 Kazakhstan Independence Day On 16 Dec 1991, Kazakhstan gained its independence from the Soviet Union
Wednesday December 17 Dec 17 Kazakhstan Independence Holiday


National Holiday


  • If a national holiday falls on weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the holiday shall be observed on the following Monday.

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