Public Holidays in Armenia

Situated in the South Caucasus region, Armenia proudly carries the badge of one of the world's oldest countries, and its public holidays are profound echoes of its ancient civilization, devout Christianity, and persistent resilience. Each celebration offers a window into the heart of a nation that has thrived against the tides of history, invasions, and revolutions. Below is a list of Armenia's public holidays.

New Year's Day (1st January) and Christmas (6th January)

International Women's Day (8th March)

Genocide Remembrance Day (24th April)

Victory and Peace Day (9th May)

Independence Day (21st September)

St. Sargis Day (Date varies – 63 days before Easter)

Armenia's public holidays are milestones that traverse its ancient roots, spiritual depth, and modern aspirations. From the sacred observance of Christmas to the patriotic fervor on Independence Day, these celebrations encapsulate the essence of Armenia – a nation that reveres its traditions, remembers its past, and looks to the future with undying hope.

Upcoming Holidays (next six months)

New Year's Eve December 31 Sunday Public Holiday
New Year's Day January 01 Monday Public Holiday
New Year's Day Holiday January 02 Tuesday Public Holiday
Christmas Day January 06 Saturday Public Holiday
Army Day January 28 Sunday Public Holiday
International Women's Day March 08 Friday Public Holiday
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day April 24 Wednesday Public Holiday
Labour Day May 01 Wednesday Public Holiday
Victory and Peace Day May 09 Thursday Public Holiday
Republic Day May 28 Tuesday Public Holiday

Holidays by year

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