Holidays in Iran in 2015

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 9FridayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam SadeqNational holiday
Feb 11WednesdayRevolution DayNational holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20FridayOil Nationalization DayNational holiday
Mar 21SaturdayNorooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
Mar 22SundayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 23MondayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 24TuesdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 24TuesdayMartyrdom of FatimaNational holiday
Apr 1WednesdayIslamic Republic DayNational holiday
Apr 2ThursdayNature DayNational holiday
May 2SaturdayBirthday of Imam AliNational holiday
May 16SaturdayProphet's AscensionNational holiday
Jun 3WednesdayImam Mahdi's birthdayNational holiday
Jun 4ThursdayAnniversary of Khomeini's DeathNational holiday
Jun 5FridayRevolt of Khordad 15National holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 8WednesdayMartyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
Jul 18SaturdayEid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
Aug 11TuesdayMartyrdom of Imam SadeqNational holiday
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 24ThursdayEid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Oct 2FridayEid-al-GhadirNational holiday
Oct 23FridayTassouaNational holiday
Oct 24SaturdayAshuraNational holiday
Dec 2WednesdayArbaeenNational holiday
Dec 10ThursdayDemise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam HassanNational holiday
Dec 12SaturdayMartyrdom of Imam RezaNational holiday
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 29TuesdayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam SadeqNational holiday

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