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Iran (Islamic Republic of) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Iran (Islamic Republic of)



Iran holds a world record as far as of non working days (132 yearly, week-ends incl.).
Internet domain: .ir - Telephone code: +98 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3:30 (DST: no)
Currency: Rial (IRR) ... Convert here!
Week-end: Thursday afternoon & Friday




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Islamic Republic Day*Saturday April 1, 2017National Day 
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April Fools Day**Saturday April 1, 2017cards/flowers 
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new year holiday (end)Saturday April 1, 2017School holidays 
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Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz)*Sunday April 2, 2017Events, celebrations... 
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Day of Nature*Sunday April 2, 2017Secular holiday 
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National Day of Nuclear TechnologySaturday April 8, 2017Events, celebrations... 
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Ascension of MohammedFriday April 14, 2017Muslim, Sufi 
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Birthday of Imam Mahdi*Tuesday May 2, 2017Secular holiday 
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Omar Khayyam Day*Wednesday May 17, 2017Events, celebrations... 
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Islamic Republic Day -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Secular holiday : On April 1, 1979, after a landslide victory in a national referendum in which only one choice was offered (Islamic Republic: Yes or No), Ayatollah Khomeini declared an Islamic republic with a new Constitution reflecting his ideals of Islamic government. Ayatollah Khomeini became supreme spiritual leader (Valy-e-Faqih) of Iran.


April Fools Day -
Monday April 1, 2019

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.


New year holiday (end) -
Sunday April 1, 2018

School holidays :


Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz) -
Monday April 2, 2018

Culture : The thirteenth day of the Persian New Year marks the end of the Noruz break. This tradition is called Sizdah Bedar (sizdah means thirteen) which in English translates to getting rid of thirteen . The concept of avoiding the number thirteen is mainly to symbolize the will and power to deal with all evil in the new year. http://www.farhangsara.com/13bedar.htm


Day of Nature -
Monday April 2, 2018

Secular holiday : Sizdah-Bedar


National Day of Nuclear Technology -
Monday April 8, 2019

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Ascension of Mohammed -
Saturday April 14, 2018

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Birthday of Imam Mahdi -
Wednesday May 2, 2018

Secular holiday : Muhammad al-Mahdī (born 868) is the twelfth and final Shi'a Imam. He is the person believed by Shi'as to be the Mahdi; a figure considered by both Sunnis and Shias to be the ultimate saviour of humankind. Shi'as believe that he was born in 868 and has been hidden by God to later emerge to fulfill his mission. They believe that in the future he will bring absolute peace and justice throughout the world by establishing Islam as the global religion. Wikipedia


Omar Khayyam Day -
Thursday May 17, 2018

Culture : Omar Khayyam (1048-1131), a Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet, was renowned in his own country and in his own lifetime for his scientific achievements, but is chiefly known to English-speaking readers through the translation by the English writer Edward Fitzgerald of a collection of his Rubaiyat (“quatrains”) in “The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam” (1859).