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Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2017

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day Yeni il
Monday January 02 New Year Holiday (observed) Yeni il
Friday January 20 Martyrs Day Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Wednesday March 08 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Monday March 20 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday March 21 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday March 22 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 23 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 24 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday May 29 Republic Day (observed) Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Thursday June 15 National Salvation Day
Monday June 26 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Tuesday June 27 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day (observed)
Tuesday June 27 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Friday September 01 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Saturday September 02 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Wednesday October 18 Independence Day Not a non-working day
Thursday November 09 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Sunday 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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