Public holidays in Syria

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These are the public holidays of Syria.

Date English name Local name Remarks
January 1 New Year's Day عيد راس السنة الميلادية
‘Īd Ra’s as-Sanät al-Mīlādīyä
 
March 8 March 8 Revolution ثورة الثامن من اذار
Ṯaurät aṯ-Ṯāmin min Āḏār
Celebrates seizure of power by Baath Party
March 21 Mother's Day عيد الأم
‘Īd al-’Umm
 
April 17 Evacuation Day عيد الجلاء
‘Īd al-Ğalā’
Celebrates evacuation of last French troops
variable Gregorian Easter عيد الفصح غريغوري
‘Īd al-Fiṣḥ Ġrīġūrī
According to the Gregorian calendar
variable Julian Easter عيد الفصح اليوليوسي
‘Īd al-Fiṣḥ al-Yūliyūsī
According to the Julian calendar
May 1 Labour day عيد العمال
‘Īd al-‘Ummāl
 
May 6 Martyrs' Day عيد الشهداء
‘Īd aš-Šuhadā’
Anniversary of execution of Syrian nationalists in Damascus by the Turks
August 1 Armed Forces Day ذكرى تأسيس الجيش العربي السوري Establishment of the Syrian Armed Forces
October 6 October Liberatory War حرب تشرين التحريرية
Harb Teshreen Al-Tahririyyah
Celebrating Yom Kippur War
December 25 Christmas عيد الميلاد المجيد
‘Īd al-Mīlād al-Mağīd
 
Dates following the lunar Islamic calendar
Dhul Hijja 10 Eid al-Adha عيد الأضحى
‘Īd al-’Aḍḥà
 
Shawwal 1 Eid al-Fitr عيد الفطر
‘Īd al-Fiṭr
 
Rabi`-ul-Awwal 12 Mawlid المولد النبوي
al-Maulid an-Nabawī
Prophet Muhammad's birthday
Muharram 1 Hijri New Year's Day عيد راس السنة الهجرية
‘Īd Ra’s as-Sanät al-Hījrīyä

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