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2020 KAZAKHSTAN HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Kazakhstan is

1st December, TuesdayFirst President Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Kazakhstan in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year
ThursdayThuJan 02, 2020Jan 02New Year Holiday
SundaySunMar 08, 2020Mar 08International Women’s Day
SaturdaySatMar 21, 2020Mar 21Nauryz holiday
SundaySunMar 22, 2020Mar 22Nauryz holiday
MondayMonMar 23, 2020Mar 23Nauryz holiday
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Kazakhstan's People Solidarity Holiday
ThursdayThuMay 07, 2020May 07Defenders' day
FridayFriMay 08, 2020May 08Victory Day Holiday
SaturdaySatMay 09, 2020May 09Victory Day
MondayMonJul 06, 2020Jul 06Capital Day
SundaySunAug 30, 2020Aug 30Constitution Day of the RK
MondayMonAug 31, 2020Aug 31Constitution Day Holiday
TuesdayTueDec 01, 2020Dec 01First President Day
WednesdayWedDec 16, 2020Dec 16Independence Day
ThursdayThuDec 17, 2020Dec 17Independence Day Holiday

Public Holidays in Kazakhstan

First President Day

First President Day

Tuesday Dec 01, 2020

The upcoming Kazakhstan holiday First President Day is in 33 days from today.

Independence Day

Independence Day

Wednesday Dec 16, 2020

The upcoming Kazakhstan holiday Independence Day is in 48 days from today.

Independence Day Holiday

Independence Day Holiday

Thursday Dec 17, 2020

The upcoming Kazakhstan holiday Independence Day Holiday is in 49 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Kazakhstan Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Kazakhstan which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Kazakhstan holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

The Republic of Kazakhstan has numerous holidays celebrated throughout the year. The holidays are categorized into three: national, public and religious / professional. The public holidays are set under the president's directives. Employees are given a paid holiday during an official holiday.

If any holiday falls on a weekend, a day is set aside on the next week. During official holidays, all government offices, businesses, and institutions are closed.

Kazakhstan celebrates major religious holidays. The most celebrated is the Qurban Eid/ Eid Al-Adha which is the sacrifice feast. It is the Muslim holiday celebrated worldwide. The day marks the end of the Haji, (annual pilgrimage to Mecca). The most important part of the celebration is the first day where sacrificial lambs are offered to Allah. Individual mosques always determine the size of the lamb to be used. In the morning, Muslims perform Eid Namaz "Eid prayer." The prayers act as the basis to begin sacrificial rituals.

Being a Muslim dominated nation, Christians and other religions are allowed to hold their holy days, but they are not recognized as public holidays.

National holidays are held in remembrance of historical events that have importance in the development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. There are several important national holidays celebrated the major ones are: Fatherland Defenders Day, The Republic of Kazakhstan National Symbol Day and Political Representative Victims Day. These holidays are observed to commemorate the victims and ancestors whose effort led to the liberation of the nation.

The nation celebrates public holidays that have social-political importance. These traditional Kazakhstan holidays include the New Year, Nauryz, Unity Day, and Capital Day.