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Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2016

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day Yeni il
Monday January 04 New Year Holiday (observed) Yeni il
Wednesday January 20 Martyrs Day Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Tuesday March 08 Womens Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Sunday March 20 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday March 21 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday March 22 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday March 23 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 24 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 25 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday May 30 Republic Day (observed) Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Wednesday June 15 National Salvation Day Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country (1993)
Monday June 27 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day (observed) In 1918 a Muslim Corps was renamed to Detached Corps of Azerbaijan with the establishment of the Azerbaijan Republic
Thursday July 07 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Friday July 08 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Monday September 12 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Tuesday September 13 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Monday September 26 Public Holiday Referendum on constitutional changes
Tuesday October 18 Independence Day Not a non-working day
Wednesday November 09 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Saturday 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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