National Holidays in Iran in 2020

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Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Monday Funeral of Qasem Soleimani Tehran
Wednesday Martyrdom Of Hazrat Fatimah Jumada al-Thani 3
Tuesday Islamic Revolution Day National Day
Sunday Imam Ali's Birthday Rajab 13
Thursday Oil Nationalisation Day Esfand 29
Friday Nowruz Iranian New Year
Saturday Nowruz Holiday
Sunday Nowruz Holiday
Sunday The Prohet's Ascension Rajab 27
Monday Nowruz Holiday
Tuesday Islamic Republic Day Farvardin 12
Wednesday Nature Day Farvardin 13
Thursday Imam Mahdi's Birthday Sha'aban 15
Thursday Martyrdom of Imam Ali Ramadan 21
Sunday Eid e-Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday The Day after Eid-e-Fitr Shawwal 2
Wednesday Demise of Imam Khomeini Khordad 14
Thursday Khordad National Uprising Khordad 15
Wednesday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq Shawwal 25
Friday Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Saturday Eid-e-Ghadir Dhu al-Hijjah 18
Friday Tasoua Hosseini Muharram 9
Saturday Ashoura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Thursday Arbaeen Safar 20
Friday Death of Prophet Muhammed / Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Safar 28
Saturday Martyrdom of Imam Reza Safar 29
Monday Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8
Thursday Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17

Notes

  • Though officially only Friday, Thursday and Friday are considered as the weekend in Iran.