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Kazakhstan : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months


Currency: Tenge (KZT)
Internet extension: .kz - Telephone code: +7 - International dialing code: 8-10 - GMT offset: +5 (Western) +6 (Eastern) (DST: no)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 20222nd JanuarySecular holiday
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Tuesday January 4, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Wednesday January 5, 2022State of emergencySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday January 7, 2022Orthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
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Monday January 10, 2022Day of MourningSpecial Events
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Monday January 17, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday March 5, 2022WORKING DAYSecular holiday
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Monday March 7, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Tuesday March 8, 2022Womens' DaySecular holiday
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Friday March 18, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday March 21, 2022NowruzZoroastrian
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Tuesday March 22, 2022NoruzZoroastrian
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Wednesday March 23, 2022NowruzZoroastrian
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Sunday April 17, 2022MarathonSports events
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Wednesday April 20, 2022International Tourism FairTradeshows
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Sunday May 1, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022Day of the PeopleSecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Day of the PeopleSecular holiday
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Saturday May 7, 2022Defence of the MotherlandSecular holiday
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Monday May 9, 2022Victory DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday May 10, 2022Defence of the MotherlandSecular holiday
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Thursday May 26, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday June 24, 2022Day of culture and art workersEvents, celebrations...
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Wednesday July 6, 2022Day of the CapitalSecular holiday
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

2nd January

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Monday January 3, 2022
Secular holiday :

Public holiday

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Tuesday January 4, 2022
Secular holiday :

State of emergency

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Wednesday January 5, 2022
Secular holiday :

Banks are closed

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Banks only :

Orthodox Christmas Day

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Friday January 7, 2022
Orthodox : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Day of Mourning

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Monday January 10, 2022
Special Events : In tribute to riots victims

Winter holiday (end)

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Monday January 17, 2022
School holidays : Https://www.rumsdokz.org
published by the Ministry of Education
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Teaching languages: Kazakh, Russian
schools close on Saturday
school uniforms not required

Dates confirmed till Aug 2022

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Valentine's Day

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Monday February 14, 2022
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

WORKING DAY

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Saturday March 5, 2022
Secular holiday :

Public holiday

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Monday March 7, 2022
Secular holiday :

Womens' Day

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Tuesday March 8, 2022
Secular holiday :

Spring holiday (beginning)

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Friday March 18, 2022
School holidays :

Nowruz

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Monday March 21, 2022
Zoroastrian : Naw Ruz--Zoroastrian New Year and celebration of Righteousness Divine Spirit Asha Vahishta, creator of fire. Feast of Ahura Mazda, Spring Equinox Also spelled Newroz, Nauruz, Nauryz, Noe-Rooz, Nawroz, Norooz, Noruz, Novruz (in Azerbaijan and Turkey), Noh Ruz, Nauroz, Nav-roze, Navroz, Naw-Rúz, Nevruz, Sultan Nevruz, Наврӯз, Navruz, or Nowrouz [Wikipedia]

Noruz

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Tuesday March 22, 2022
Zoroastrian : Naw Ruz--Zoroastrian New Year and celebration of Righteousness Divine Spirit Asha Vahishta, creator of fire. Feast of Ahura Mazda, Spring Equinox

Nowruz

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Wednesday March 23, 2022
Zoroastrian :

Marathon

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Sports events : Https://www.almaty-marathon.kz/ In Alma Ata 2022 edition confirmed

International Tourism Fair

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Wednesday April 20, 2022
Tradeshows : Kazakhstan International Tourism Fair - lasts 2 days
www.kitf.kz In Almaty 2022 edition confirmed

Spring holiday (end)

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Sunday May 1, 2022
School holidays :

Day of the People

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates the Day of Peoples' Unity. When Kazakhstan was a Soviet Republic May 1 was known as International Day of the Workers' Solidarity but it was re-named the Day of Peoples' Unity by Kazakh Presidential Decree in 1995. Both former and current capitals (Almaty and Astana) organize festivities on that day. Wikipedia

Day of the People

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Monday May 2, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates the Day of Peoples' Unity. When Kazakhstan was a Soviet Republic May 1 was known as International Day of the Workers' Solidarity but it was re-named the Day of Peoples' Unity by Kazakh Presidential Decree in 1995. Both former and current capitals (Almaty and Astana) organize festivities on that day. Wikipedia

Defence of the Motherland

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Saturday May 7, 2022
Secular holiday : 20th anniversary of the Armed Forces of independent Kazakhstan

Victory Day

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Monday May 9, 2022
Secular holiday : Capitulation of Nazi forces to the Allies (the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and other principal Allied nations) in Berlin on May 8, 1945. It is celebrated in the successor states to the Soviet Union on May 9, because when the German Instrument of Surrender was signed (in the midnight), it was already May 9 in the USSR and Eastern Europe.

Defence of the Motherland

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Tuesday May 10, 2022
Secular holiday : 20th anniversary of the Armed Forces of independent Kazakhstan

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Thursday May 26, 2022
School holidays :

Day of culture and art workers

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Friday June 24, 2022
Culture : 2022 edition NOT confirmed

Day of the Capital

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Wednesday July 6, 2022
Secular holiday : To symbolize the transfer of old capital city of Alma-Ata to Astana. From 2008 onwards

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.