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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year – 1 January
  • International Women’s Day – 8 March
  • Navruz – 21 March
  • Memorial Day – 9 May
  • Independence Day – 1 September
  • Teachers' Day - 1 October
  • Constitution Day – 8 December
  • Eid ul Fitr (Ramazon Hayiti)  (End of holy Ramadan, every year date varies according to Muslim Lunar Calendar)
  • Eid ul Adha (Qurbon Hayiti)  (About 70 days after Eid ul Fitr, every year date varies according to Muslim Lunar Calendar)


Unless Uzbekistan consists of major muslim community, 1 January, New Year Holiday is celebrated widely as family holiday. Next holiday is 8 March, Women's Day which shows great honour for women. Navruz Holiday, 21 March, the most ancient popular holiday is celebrated. It is celebration of the nature’s awakening and start of sowing works, which preserved in its rituals the features of Zoroastrism. In farming oasises of ancient Uzbekistan large public festivities, holidays bazaars were organized annually. Traditionally, even today people cook “baursak” and prepare ritual dish – sumalyak.

Memorial Day, 9 May is celebrated widely by commemoration the memory of victims who died during World War II and who fought for independence. On 1 October, Teachers' Day is celebrated as a great respect for the teachers and trainers.

Independence Day, 1 September, the most important public holiday is celebrated widely throughout the country. Every year on 8 December ,  Constitution Day is celebrated in honor of adoption of the new Constitution of independent Uzbekistan since 1992.  Holidays associated with Islam religion,  the end of fasting month of Ramadan, Eid ul Fitr (Ramazan Hayiti) and Eid ul Adha (Qurbon Hayiti) are celebrated widely as one of the most important Muslim holidays. On both holidays after the rituals, the believers pay visits or receive guests themselves, assist the sick, lonely people, express mercy to close people.

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