Festivals & Public Holidays

List of public, and national holidays observed in Iran in 2021.

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Public Holidays in Iran 2021

All National holidays in Iran are observed as per government declaration of public holidays. All banks, government offices and education institutions remains closed in Iran during these national holidays. Iran holiday calendar for year 2021.


National Holidays in Iran 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Sunday Martyrdom Of Hazrat Fatimah Jumada al-Thani 3
Thursday Islamic Revolution Day National Day
Friday Imam Ali's Birthday Rajab 13
Thursday The Prohet's Ascension Rajab 27
Saturday Oil Nationalisation Day Esfand 29
Sunday Nowruz Iranian New Year
Monday Nowruz Holiday
Tuesday Nowruz Holiday
Wednesday Nowruz Holiday
Monday Imam Mahdi's Birthday Sha'aban 15
Thursday Islamic Republic Day Farvardin 12
Friday Nature Day Farvardin 13
Tuesday Martyrdom of Imam Ali Ramadan 21
Thursday Eid e-Fitr End of Ramadan
Friday The Day after Eid-e-Fitr Shawwal 2
Friday Demise of Imam Khomeini Khordad 14
Saturday Khordad National Uprising Khordad 15
Monday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq Shawwal 25
Tuesday Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Thursday Eid-e-Ghadir Dhu al-Hijjah 18
Wednesday Tasoua Hosseini Muharram 9
Thursday Ashoura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Tuesday Arbaeen Safar 20
Wednesday Death of Prophet Muhammed / Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Safar 28
Friday Martyrdom of Imam Reza Safar 30
Friday Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8
Tuesday Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17

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