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Public Holidays in Turkmenistan

Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 17:40

New Year's Day* Thursday January 1
Bridge day Friday January 2
winter holiday (end) Monday January 5 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Remembrance Day* Monday January 12
National Flag Day Thursday February 19
Womens' Day* Sunday March 8
spring holiday (beginning) Friday March 13 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Noruz* Friday March 20 Zoroastrian
Noruz** Saturday March 21 Zoroastrian
Noruz* Sunday March 22 Zoroastrian
spring holiday (end) Monday March 23 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Beautifying Country International Festival of the Turkmen of the World* Wednesday April 1 Events, celebrations...
Earth Day* Wednesday April 22 Events, celebrations...
White City - Ashkhabad* Wednesday April 29 Tradeshows
Heroes Day Friday May 8 Events, celebrations...
Victory Day Saturday May 9
Victory Day* Monday May 11
Constitution Day* Monday May 18
summer holiday (beginning) Friday June 19 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Day of Turkmen Cultural Workers* Saturday June 27
International Children's Festival* Friday August 7 Events, celebrations...
Melon Day* Wednesday August 12 Events, celebrations...
summer holiday (end) Thursday August 27 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) Monday September 21
1948 Earthquake Remembrance* Tuesday October 6
International Day of Action to Eradicate Global Poverty Saturday October 17 Special Events
United Nations Day Saturday October 24 Special Events
Independence Day* Tuesday October 27 National Day
Independence Day* Wednesday October 28 National Day
World Cinematography International Documentray and Short Feature Film Festival* Saturday November 7 Events, celebrations...
Universal Children's Day* Friday November 20 Special Events
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)** Saturday November 28 Muslim, Sufi
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) Sunday November 29 Muslim, Sufi
World AIDS Day* Tuesday December 1 Special Events
school holiday Friday December 4 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Human Rights Day* Thursday December 10 Special Events
Neutrality Day* Saturday December 12



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