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Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2018

Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2018

Date NameType
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21WednesdayNaw RozPublic Holiday
Apr 28SaturdayAfghan Victory DayPublic Holiday
May 16WednesdayRamadan startsPublic Holiday
Jun 15FridayEid al-FitrPublic Holiday
Jun 16SaturdayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jun 17SundayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 19SundayIndependence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
Aug 21TuesdayDay of ArafatPublic Holiday
Aug 22WednesdayEid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
Aug 23ThursdayEid al-Qurban Day TwoPublic Holiday
Aug 24FridayEid al-Qurban Day ThreePublic Holiday
Sep 9SundayMartyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud DayPublic Holiday
Sep 21FridayAshuraPublic Holiday
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 30TuesdayArba'eenObservance
Nov 21WednesdayThe Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Dec 22SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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