Top events in Tajikistan

March
21

The Navruz Festival (Persian New Year) is intended to celebrate the coming of spring; however, in Tajikistan this festival is usually held in late...

July
18

Breaking the fast of Ramadan in a Muslim country is a big event and most families, even if they haven’t followed a fasting code, will hold an Eid...

August
09

The At Chabysh Horse Festival near Murghab is a lively event of horse-related activities including horse racing, horse-rider wrestling and...

Tajikistan Public Holidays

Below are Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2016
March
21
Nowruz (Persian New Year)
Start date:
21 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2016
June
27
National Unity Day
Start date:
27 June 2016
July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
September
09
Independence Day
Start date:
9 September 2016
September
13
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
13 September 2016
December
25
Constitution Day
Start date:
25 December 2016

Not an official public holiday.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2017
March
20
Nowruz (Persian New Year)
Start date:
20 March 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2017
June
25
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
25 June 2017
June
27
National Unity Day
Start date:
27 June 2017
September
01
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
1 September 2017
September
09
Independence Day
Start date:
9 September 2017
December
25
Constitution Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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