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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)
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Week-end: Thursday afternoon & Friday




Name Date Kind
El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Saturday August 10, 2019cards/flowers 
Tasu’a*Sunday August 18, 2019Secular holiday 
Ashura*Monday August 19, 2019Muslim, Sufi 
Iran Food & Bev Tec**Monday September 2, 2019Tradeshows 
summer holiday (end)Monday September 16, 2019School holidays 
National Day of Poetry and Literature*Tuesday September 17, 2019Events, celebrations... 
Daylight Saving TimeMonday September 23, 2019Special Events 
Arba’in-e Hosseini*Friday September 27, 2019Secular holiday 
Death of the Prophet & Martyrdom of Imam HassanSaturday October 5, 2019Secular holiday 
Martyrdom of Imam Reza*Monday October 7, 2019Muslim, Sufi 
Martyrdom of Hasan al-Askari*Tuesday October 15, 2019Secular holiday 
Prophet’s Birthday and Imam Sadeq*Thursday October 24, 2019Secular holiday 
national day of resistance against global arrogance*Monday November 4, 2019Events, celebrations... 

El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday August 10, 2021

cards/flowers :


Tasu’a -
Wednesday August 18, 2021

Secular holiday : Tasu'a is the day when army of Yazid besieged Hazret-e-Imam Hosein and His companions to fight against them. In remembrance of the great sacrifices of Hazret-e-Imam Hosein and his 72 friends, processions persist across Iran. Mourners attend religious ceremonies.


Ashura -
Thursday August 19, 2021

Muslim, Sufi : Husayn ibn Ali martyrdom day, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) fighting injustice.


Iran Food & Bev Tec -
Thursday September 2, 2021

Tradeshows : Www.iran-foodbevtec.com lasts 4 days - in Tehran 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Summer holiday (end) -
Thursday September 16, 2021

School holidays :


National Day of Poetry and Literature -
Friday September 17, 2021

Culture : Commemorates poet Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (1906-1988)


Daylight Saving Time -
Thursday September 23, 2021

Special Events :


Arba’in-e Hosseini -
Monday September 27, 2021

Secular holiday : The name simply means 40 in Arabic, and celebrates the 40th and last day of the mourning period for Imam Hussein, killed on the flat plain outside Karbala in 680 CE. Since Ashura is the date of his martyrdom, Arbain is always observed 40 days after Ashura. http://www.cbi.ir/about/holidays.asp


Death of the Prophet & Martyrdom of Imam Hassan -
Tuesday October 5, 2021

Secular holiday :


Martyrdom of Imam Reza -
Thursday October 7, 2021

Muslim, Sufi : Imam Reza (766 - 818) 8th shia, Imam Reza ( 766-818) was poisoned caliph Al-Ma'mun. Buried in Mashhad.


Martyrdom of Hasan al-Askari -
Friday October 15, 2021

Secular holiday : (c. 846 – 874) was the 11th Imam of Twelver Shia Islam, after his father Ali al-Hadi. He was also called Abu Muhammad and Ibn al-Ridha. Because Samarra, the city where he lived, was a garrison town, he is generally known as al-Askari (Askar is the word for military in Arabic). Al-Askari married Narjis Khatun and was kept under house arrest or in prison for most of his life, until, according to some Shia sources, he was poisoned at the age of 28 on the orders of the Abbasid caliph Al-Mu'tamid and was buried in Samarra. It was known that many Shia were looking forward to the succession of his son, Muhammad al-Mahdi, as they believed him to be the twelfth Imam, who was destined to remove injustice from the world. [Wikipedia]


Prophet’s Birthday and Imam Sadeq -
Sunday October 24, 2021

Secular holiday : Sadegh Khalkhali (July 27, 1926 – November 26, 2003) was a Twelver Shi'a cleric of the Islamic Republic of Iran who is said to have brought to his job as Chief Justice of the revolutionary courts a relish for summary execution that earned him a reputation as Iran's hanging judge .


National day of resistance against global arrogance -
Thursday November 4, 2021

Culture : On 4 November 1978 the Shah troops opened fire inside Tehran University, killing several student protestors