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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 New Years Day Yeni il
Friday January 02 New Year Holiday Yeni il
Tuesday January 20 Martyrs Day Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Monday March 09 Womens Day (Observed) Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Friday March 20 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Saturday March 21 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Sunday March 22 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday March 23 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday March 24 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday March 25 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 26 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 27 Novruz Persian New Year. Compensated by Sun, 29 March
Monday May 11 Victory Day (observed) Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Thursday May 28 Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Monday June 15 National Salvation Day
Friday June 26 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day
Friday July 17 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Saturday July 18 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Thursday September 24 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Friday September 25 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Sunday October 18 Independence Day Not a non-working day
Monday November 09 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Thursday 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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