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Mongolia : 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: Tughrik (MNT)
  • Internet domain: .mn - Telephone code: +976 - International dialing code: 001 - GMT offset: +8 (Uvs: +7) (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Friday september 29, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Sunday november 26, 2023Freedom DayNational Day
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    Monday november 27, 2023Optional holidaySecular holiday
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    Friday december 29, 2023Reinstatement day of National liberty and independenceSecular holiday
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    Monday january 1, 2024New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday january 8, 2024Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday january 13, 2024Constitution DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday february 9, 2024BituunBanks only
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    Saturday february 10, 2024Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar)Buddhism (Theravada)
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    Sunday february 11, 2024Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar)Buddhism (Theravada)
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    Monday february 12, 2024Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar)Buddhism (Theravada)
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    Wednesday march 6, 2024Thousand camels festivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday march 8, 2024Womens' DaySecular holiday
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    Friday march 22, 2024Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Daylight Saving Time

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    Friday september 29, 2023
    Special Events :

    Freedom Day

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    Sunday november 26, 2023
    Secular holiday : Naadam (also called Eriin Gurvan Naadam meaning men's three variety of games. ) is the national festival of Mongolia. The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery.

    Optional holiday

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    Monday november 27, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Reinstatement day of National liberty and independence

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    Friday december 29, 2023
    Secular holiday : On Dec. 29, 1911, Mongolia declared its independence from the Manchu King Dynasty Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    New Year's Day

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    Monday january 1, 2024
    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

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday january 8, 2024
    School holidays : Www.mecss.gov.mn
    https://www.isumongolia.edu.mn/
    calendars vary according to rural regions
    classes 1 to 5 start holidays a few days earlier
    Schooling is mandatory till age 12
    Teaching languages: Mongolian, Russian
    Schools close on Sunday
    Number of instructional days: 170-185
    School uniforms not required

    We carry confirmed dates till July 2024 (international school)

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    Constitution Day

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    Saturday january 13, 2024
    Culture : To pay respect to former People’s Great Khural deputies in the province, capital, soum and district level who adopted the Constitution

    Bituun

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    Friday february 9, 2024
    Banks only : The day before New Years Day is known as Bituun, meaning “to close down”. At the eve of the old year there is a celebration called Bituuleg. There is a big amount of “covered food”, where the meat is covered by for instance a layer of dough. Also the Ul Boov is created: a pile of ceremonial bread (boov) in an odd number of layers. Later traditional games can be played, and oral histories are told. It is said that at Bituun Baldanlham, a local god, is riding her mule during this time. She would be coming by three times so every family puts three pieces of ice on the top of the door of the ger, or on the balcony for people living in an apartment, for the mule to drink. http://mongoluls.net/tsagaansar.shtml

    Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar)

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    Saturday february 10, 2024
    Buddhism (Theravada) : The festival of the lunar New Year, Tsagaan Sar, is celebrated in or around February depending on the Mongolian lunar calendar. It generally coincides with other lunar New Year celebrations, like the Chinese. Often, however, Mongolians deny any Chinese origin or influence. In the 1960s, the communist government tried to transform it into Cattle Breeders` Day and official celebration was stopped. On the day of Tsagaan Sar increased checks on employee presence would occur. Neverthless, like with other traditionsand religious activities, some families remain a surreptious practise, especially in countryside. When the party tries to reaffirm traditional values in the late eighties it again becomes a public holiday. Still the festival has its pre-revolutionary character of reaffirming kin ties. Tsagaan Sar, meaning White Month or Moon, is one the main two big public annual events, next to the Nadaam. It marks the end of Winter and the beginning of spring and the new year´s cycle. Reverted to Tibetan calendar in 2005. in Kalmykia-Khalm Tangch, Buryatia, Tyva http://mongoluls.net/tsagaansar.shtml

    Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar)

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    Sunday february 11, 2024
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar)

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    Monday february 12, 2024
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Thousand camels festival

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    Wednesday march 6, 2024
    Culture : in Bulgan (Gobi desert) 2024 edition confirmed

    Womens' Day

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    Friday march 8, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Friday march 22, 2024
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