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Holiday Calendar for Azerbaijan

Holiday Calendar for Azerbaijan for 2023-2024 year
This page contains the list of Azerbaijan official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. Azerbaijan is a dazzling, exciting country to visit any time of year. National traditions are well preserved in Azerbaijan. Help us Help us 

National traditions, public holidays and notable observances for 2023-2024 year

December 2023

Thursday 21 December - Yalda Night (شب يلدا Shab-e Yalda, Shab-e Chelle - Persian festival held on the longest and darkest night of the year. Celebrated in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan)
Sunday 31 December - International Solidarity Day of Azerbaijanis (Day of Solidarity of Azerbaijanis around the world); New Year’s Eve

January 2024

February 2024

March 2024

Friday 8 March - Mother's Day in Albania (also Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Kosovo, Laos, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan); International Women’s Day

April 2024

Tuesday 9 April - Eid al-Fitr (also called the "Festival of Breaking the Fast", is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan)

May 2024

Monday 6 May - Hidirellez (Turkey, Azerbaijan, is also celebrated in other Turkic-speaking countries as the day on which the prophets Khidr [al-Khidr] and Ilyas [Ilya] met on earth)
Tuesday 28 May - TDFR Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (celebrates the declaration of independence of the First Republic of Armenia and the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic from the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic in 1918)

June 2024

July 2024

August 2024

September 2024

Sunday 8 September - International Crane Day (Celebrated on the 2nd Sunday in September)

October 2024

Friday 18 October - Azerbaijan Independence Day (celebrates the independence of Azerbaijan from the Soviet Union in 1991)

November 2024

Some azerbaijani traditions

Many national traditions are incarnated in hospitality. Guests are given places of honor in Azerbaijani traditions, and treated with the utmost respect.

Beyond celebrations and food, gulesh is another important part of Azerbaijani culture.

Although most people today wear modern clothing, traditional Azerbaijani clothing can still be seen at festivals and other events.

One of the most energetic and vivid parts of traditions in Azerbaijan, dances are created to tell stories, be performed at ceremonies, and impress audiences.
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