Public Holidays in Kazakhstan in 2015

Kazakhstan List of national public holidays of Kazakhstan in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Friday January 02 Jan 2 Day after New Years Day
Wednesday January 07 Jan 7 Orthodox Christmas Day
Monday March 09 Mar 9 Womens Day (observed) Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Saturday March 21 Mar 21 Nauryz Holiday Persian New Year
Sunday March 22 Mar 22 Nauryz Holiday
Monday March 23 Mar 23 Nauryz Holiday
Tuesday March 24 Mar 24 Nauryz Holiday
Wednesday March 25 Mar 25 Nauryz Holiday
Friday May 01 May 1 Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday Celebrates the unity of all people who live in Kazakhstan
Thursday May 07 May 7 Defenders Day Defender of the Fatherland Day
Monday May 11 May 11 Victory Day (observed) Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday July 06 Jul 6 Capital City Day Astana city became the capital of Kazakhstan on 6 July 1994
Monday August 31 Aug 31 Constitution Day (observed) Celebrates the constitution of 30 August 1995
Thursday September 24 Sep 24 Kurban Ait Eid al-Adha
Tuesday December 01 Dec 1 First President's Day The first national presidential election was held on 1 Dec 1991
Wednesday December 16 Dec 16 Kazakhstan Independence Day On 16 Dec 1991, Kazakhstan gained its independence from the Soviet Union
Thursday 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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