Public Holidays in Turkmenistan

Nestled between the vastness of the Karakum Desert and the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan is a land of historical splendors, ancient traditions, and a deep sense of national pride. Public holidays in this Central Asian country are more than just days off; they are profound expressions of its nomadic roots, recent history, and rich culture.

New Year's Day (1st January)

International Women's Day (8th March)

Nowruz (21st March)

Victory Day (9th May)

State Flag Day (19th February)

Constitution Day (18th May)

Independence Day (27th October)

Neutrality Day (12th December)

Turkmenistan's public holidays are vibrant threads in a colorful tapestry of national identity. From ancient Nowruz celebrations that echo its nomadic past to modern commemorations like Neutrality Day, they provide a fascinating insight into the nation's soul. Through these holidays, Turkmenistan expresses its reverence for tradition, pride in its history, and hopes for a harmonious future.

Upcoming Holidays (next six months)

Neutrality Day December 12 Tuesday Public Holiday
New Year's Day January 01 Monday Public Holiday
International Women's Day March 08 Friday Public Holiday
Nowruz / Spring Festival March 21 Thursday Public Holiday
Nowruz / Spring Festival Holiday March 22 Friday Public Holiday
Eid al-Fitr (Oraza Bayram) April 10 Wednesday Public Holiday
State Flag and Constitution Day May 18 Saturday Public Holiday

Holidays by year

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