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Holidays and Observances in Iran in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Iran in 2023

Date NameType
Feb 4SaturdayBirthday of Imam Ali and Father's Day (Tentative Date)National holiday
Feb 11SaturdayRevolution DayNational holiday
Feb 18SaturdayProphet's AscensionNational holiday
Mar 8WednesdayImam Mahdi's birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Mar 20MondayOil Nationalization DayNational holiday
Mar 21TuesdayNorooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
Mar 21TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 22WednesdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 23ThursdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 23ThursdayRamadan StartObservance
Mar 24FridayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Apr 1SaturdayIslamic Republic DayNational holiday
Apr 2SundayNature DayNational holiday
Apr 12WednesdayMartyrdom of Imam Ali (Tentative Date)National holiday
Apr 22SaturdayEid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
Apr 23SundayEid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday)National holiday
May 15MondayMartyrdom of Imam SadeqNational holiday
Jun 4SundayDemise of Imam KhomeiniNational holiday
Jun 5MondayKhordad National UprisingNational holiday
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 29ThursdayEid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Jul 7FridayEid-e-Ghadir (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jul 27ThursdayTassouaNational holiday
Jul 28FridayAshuraNational holiday
Aug 2WednesdayPublic Holiday for Extreme WeatherNational holiday
Aug 3ThursdayPublic Holiday for Extreme WeatherNational holiday
Sep 6WednesdayArbaeen (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 14ThursdayDemise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 15FridayMartyrdom of Imam Reza (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24SundayMartyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Askari (Tentative Date)National holiday
Oct 3TuesdayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq (Tentative Date)National holiday
Dec 17SundayMartyrdom of Hazrat Fatima (Tentative Date)National holiday
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason

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