Public Holidays in Kazakhstan in 2017

Kazakhstan List of national public holidays of Kazakhstan in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Day after New Years Day
Tuesday January 03 New Year's Holiday Probable holiday
Saturday January 07 Orthodox Christmas Day
Wednesday March 08 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Monday March 20 Nauryz Holiday Compensated by Saturday 18 March
Tuesday March 21 Nauryz Persian New Year
Wednesday March 22 Nauryz Holiday
Thursday March 23 Nauryz Holiday
Monday May 01 Kazakhstan People Solidarity Day Celebrates the unity of all people who live in Kazakhstan
Monday May 08 Defenders Day (observed) Defender of the Fatherland Day
Tuesday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Thursday July 06 Capital City Day Astana city became the capital of Kazakhstan on 6 July 1994
Friday July 07 Capital City Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday 1 July
Wednesday August 30 Constitution Day Celebrates the constitution of 30 August 1995
Friday September 01 Kurban Ait Eid al-Adha
Friday December 01 First President's Day The first national presidential election was held on 1 Dec 1991
Saturday December 16 Kazakhstan Independence Day National Day of Kazakhstan
Sunday December 17 Kazakhstan Independence Holiday
Monday December 18 Kazakhstan Independence Holiday
Tuesday December 19 Kazakhstan Independence Holiday


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  • If a national holiday falls on weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the holiday shall be observed on the following Monday.

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