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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!
Weekend: Thursday & Friday

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Islamic Republic Day*Sunday April 1, 2018National Day 
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April Fools Day**Sunday April 1, 2018cards/flowers 
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Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz)*Monday April 2, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Day of Nature*Monday April 2, 2018Secular holiday 
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new year holiday (end)Friday April 6, 2018School holidays 
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National Day of Nuclear TechnologySunday April 8, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Birthday of Imam Ali*Wednesday April 11, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Ascension of MohammedWednesday April 25, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Birthday of Imam Mahdi*Saturday May 12, 2018Secular holiday 
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Omar Khayyam Day*Thursday May 17, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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presidential electionSaturday May 19, 2018Special Events 
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Iran Food & Bev Tec**Wednesday May 23, 2018Tradeshows 
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Islamic Republic Day -
Saturday April 1, 2017

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 -
Sunday April 1, 2018

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.

Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz) -
Sunday April 2, 2017

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.

Day of Nature -
Sunday April 2, 2017

Secular holiday : Sizdah-Bedar

New year holiday (end) -
Thursday April 6, 2017

School holidays (please double check) :

National Day of Nuclear Technology -
Sunday April 8, 2018

Culture :

Birthday of Imam Ali -
Tuesday April 11, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Ali ibn Abi Talib (599 - 661) is an early Islamic leader. He is seen by Sunni Muslims as the last of the four Rightly Guided Caliphs. Shi'a Muslims consider him the First Imam appointed by the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the first rightful caliph. Ali was the cousin of Muhammad, and after marriage to Fatima Zahra, he also became Muhammad's son-in-law. Wikipedia

Ascension of Mohammed -
Tuesday April 25, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :

Birthday of Imam Mahdi -
Friday May 12, 2017

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 -
Wednesday May 17, 2017

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).

Presidential election -
Friday May 19, 2017

Special Events :

Iran Food & Bev Tec -
Tuesday May 23, 2017

Tradeshows : Lasts 4 days - in Tehran 2017 edition confirmed