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  National Holidays in Iran 

Date National Holiday

March 21-25th NOROOZ (New Year's  holidays ).

April 2nd, 13th Day of now Ruz. On this day everyone stays out of doors thus repulsing evil according to an ancient tradition  

April 1st  Islamic Republic Day

June 4th Death of Imam Khomeini

June 5th National Uprising, 1963

February 11th  Victory of Islamic Revolution

March 19th  1950 Oil Industry Nationalized,

RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

13th Rajab Iman Ali's Birthday.

27th Rajab Mission of Holy Prophet.

15th Sha'ban Bithday of Twelfth Imam

21st Ramazan Imam Ali's Martyrdom.

1st Shavval End of Fasting Month.

25th Shavval Martyrdom of Imam Saadeq

11th Zi-Qa'deh Birthday of Imam Reza

10th Zi-Hajeh The Festival of Sacrifices (Qadir)

9th Moharram Taasou'a

10th Moharram Ashura

20th Safarr Arba'in-e Hosseini

28th Safar Death of Prophet, Martyrdom of Imam Hassan.

17th Rabi ol-Avval Birth of Prophet and Imam Saadeq.

Christian, Jewish, and Zoroastrian minorities have their own holidays.
December 25 (Christmas) is not a national holiday in Iran.

 

 

 
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