National Day -
Monday January 1, 2018
Secular holiday : Celebrates the day when American forces returned the presidential palace to the Iraqi authorities on Dec. 31, 2008.
Army Day -
Saturday January 6, 2018
Secular holiday : Anniversary of the establishment of the Iraqi army, and founded the first units Iraqi armed forces during the British Mandate of Iraq in 1921, where a regiment Musa al-Kazim, and took command of armed force headquarters in Baghdad, and after the fall of the Iraqi regime in 2003, issued civil administrator for Iraq Paul Bremer’s decision to disband the Iraqi army, was then re-formed in stages.
Three Holy Hierarchs -
Monday January 30, 2017
cards/flowers : Refers to Basil the Great (also known as Basil of Caesarea), Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus) and John Chrysostom. They were highly influential bishops of the early church who played pivotal roles in shaping Christian theology. Wikipedia
Winter holiday (beginning) -
Thursday February 2, 2017
School holidays (please double check) : Official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education confirmed till Sep 2017
Winter holiday (end) -
Sunday February 19, 2017
School holidays (please double check) :