National Holidays

  • New Year – January 1
  • Memory Day – January 12
  • National Flag Day – February 19
  • International Women’s Day – March 8
  • Novruz-Bairam (religious) – March 21
  • Drop of Water is a Grain of Gold Holiday – April 6
  • Horse Day – April 27
  • Victory Day – May 9
  • Revival and Unity Day – May 18
  • Holiday of Poetry of Magtymguli – May 19
  • Carpet Day – May 25
  • Kurban-Bairam (religious) – one day a year (refer to Muslim calendar)
  • Ramadan-Bairam (religious) – one day a year (refer to Muslim calendar)
  • Day of election of first President – June 21
  • Turkmen Melon Holiday – July 10
  • Turkmen Bakhsi Holiday – July 14
  • Remembrance Day – October 6
  • Independence Day – October 27-28
  • Student Youth Day – November 17
  • Harvest Holiday/Bread Day – November 30
  • Good Neighborliness – December 7
  • Day of Neutrality – December 12