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Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2018

Azerbaijan Upcoming Holidays in Azerbaijan

Note Observance of fasting during the month of Ramadan is currently in effect. This may affect the length of working hours.

Republic Day
Republic Day

28 May 2018 This National holiday is in 8 days. Celebrated on 28 May. Since 2006, if the 28 May falls on a weekend, the following Monda...

Ramazan Bayrami
Eid al-Fitr

15 June 2018 This National holiday is in 26 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

National Salvation Day
National Salvation Day

15 June 2018 This National holiday is in 26 days. Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country (1993)

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day Yeni il
Tuesday January 02 New Year Holiday Yeni il
Monday January 22 Martyrs Day Holiday Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Thursday March 08 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Tuesday March 20 Novruz Holiday
Wednesday March 21 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 22 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 23 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Saturday March 24 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday March 26 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday April 11 Presidential Elections Moved from October 17
Wednesday May 09 Victory Day
Monday May 28 Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Friday June 15 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Friday June 15 National Salvation Day Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country (1993)
Saturday June 16 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Tuesday June 26 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day In 1918 a Muslim Corps was renamed to Detached Corps of Azerbaijan with the establishment of the Azerbaijan Republic
Wednesday August 22 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Thursday August 23 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Thursday October 18 Independence Day Not a non-working day
Friday November 09 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Monday December 31 World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Celebrated since 1991

Key

National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

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

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