Public Holidays in Turkmenistan

Date Event
01st January New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)
12th January Memorial Day (Public Holiday) - (honoring those who fell on 12th January 1881 defending the Geok Tepe fortress against the Russian troops)
19th February State Flag of Turkmenistan Day (Public Holiday)
08th March Turkmen Woman's Day (Public Holiday) - (coincides with International Woman's Day)
21st Marc National Spring Holiday (Novruz Bairam)

08th May Day of Commemoration of the National Heroes of the 1941-1945 World War
09th May Victory Day (World War II) (Public Holiday)
18th May Day of Revival, Unity and the Poetry of Magtymguly (Public Holiday)
27th June Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art (introduced in 2009)
12th September Day of the Workers in the Oil, Gas, Power, and Geological Industry
13th September Turkmen Bakhshi Day (celebrating the Turkmen folk singers)
06th October Day of Commemoration and National Mourning (Public Holiday) - (commemorating the victims of the 1948 earthquake that destroyed Ashgabat)
24th October Day of the United Nations
27th October Independence Day (Public Holiday)
28th October Independence Day (Public Holiday)
07th November Health Day
29th November Harvest Festival (celebration of the cotton harvest)
07th Dezember Good Neighborliness Day
12th December Day of Neutrality and Student Youth Day (Public Holiday)

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