Holiday Calendar for Azerbaijan
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 National traditions, public holidays and notable observances for 2023-2024 year December 2023 Thursday 21 December
(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)
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
(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
(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)
June 2024 July 2024 August 2024 September 2024 October 2024 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.
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Thursday 14 December 2023