Holidays and weekends in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2023 Printable versionLast update: 29.08.2023
* Extending the holidays
In the event that a national holiday falls on weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the days-off shall be extended by one day.
|January, 1 - 2||New Year (from January 1 Sunday slips to January 3 Tuesday)|
|March, 8||International Women’s Day|
|March, 21-23||Nauryz holiday|
|May, 1||Kazakhstan's People Solidarity Holiday|
|May, 7||Defenders’ day (from May 7 Sunday slips to May 8 Monday)|
|May, 9||Victory Day|
|July, 6||Capital Day (from July 1 Saturday slips to July 7 Friday)|
|August, 30||Constitution Day of the RK|
|October, 25||Republic Day|
|December, 16||Kazakhstan Independence Day (from December 16 Saturday slips to October December 18)|
First day of Qurban Ait, celebrated by Muslim calendar, the 7th of January - Orthodox Christmas are nonworking days (without extending).
In 2023 the first day of Qurban Ait is on June 28.
According to paragraph 3 of Article 85 of the Labor Code of the RK for efficient usage of working in the period of holidays the Government has a right to carry days-off to other working days.