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Syrian Arab Republic : 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

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  • Internet domain: .sy - Telephone code: +963 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +2 (DST: yes)
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    Sunday february 18, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday march 8, 2024Revolution's DayNational Day
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    Thursday march 21, 2024Mothers DaySecular holiday
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    Friday march 22, 2024Noruzcards/flowers
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    Saturday march 30, 2024Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Sunday march 31, 2024EasterCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday april 9, 2024Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday april 10, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday april 11, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday april 12, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday april 14, 2024Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday april 17, 2024Evacuation DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday april 18, 2024Teachers' DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday may 5, 2024Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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    Monday may 6, 2024Martyrs' DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday june 6, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday june 18, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday june 19, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday june 21, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Sunday july 7, 2024El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday july 10, 2024Damascus International FairTradeshows
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    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Sunday february 18, 2024
    School holidays :

    Revolution's Day

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    Friday march 8, 2024
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of the National Council of Revolution's assumption of power in 1963

    Mothers Day

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    Thursday march 21, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Noruz

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    Friday march 22, 2024
    cards/flowers : From 2012 onwards

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Saturday march 30, 2024
    Special Events :

    Easter

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    Sunday march 31, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

    Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday april 9, 2024
    School holidays :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday april 10, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday april 11, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Friday april 12, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Sunday april 14, 2024
    School holidays :

    Evacuation Day

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    Wednesday april 17, 2024
    Secular holiday : Celebrates the anniversary of the final evacuation of all French troops in 1946

    Teachers' Day

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    Thursday april 18, 2024
    Culture :

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Orthodox Easter

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    Sunday may 5, 2024
    Orthodox : Paid holiday

    Martyrs' Day

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    Monday may 6, 2024
    Secular holiday : On May 6, 1916, the Ottomans hanged Syrian national fighters who were seeking independence of the Arab states from the Ottoman Empire.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday june 6, 2024
    School holidays :

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

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

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    Tuesday june 18, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Wednesday june 19, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Fathers' Day

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    Friday june 21, 2024
    cards/flowers :

    El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday july 7, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad.

    Damascus International Fair

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    Wednesday july 10, 2024
    Tradeshows : Https://www.damascusfair.org/ 2023 edition confirmed