Holidays and weekends in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2021 Printable versionLast update: 29.12.2020
* 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 2 Saturday slips to January 4 Monday)|
|March, 8||International Women’s Day|
|March, 21-23||Nauryz holiday (March 21 Sunday slips to March 24)|
|May, 1||Kazakhstan's People Solidarity Holiday (Saturday slips to May 3)|
|May, 7||Defenders’ day|
|May, 9||Victory Day (Sunday slips to May 10)|
|July, 6||Capital Day|
|August, 30||Constitution Day of the RK|
|December, 1||First President Day|
|December, 16 - 17||Kazakhstan Independence Day|
First day of Qurban Ait, celebrated by Muslim calendar, the 7th of January - Orthodox Christmas are nonworking days (without extending).
In 2021 the first day of Qurban Ait is on July 20.