Public holidays in Uzbekistan

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Public holidays in Uzbekistan:[1]

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Date Uzbek name Russian name English name / Brief info
January 1 Yangi Yil Bayrami Новый Год New Year's Day
January 14 Vatan himoyachilari kuni День защитника родины Day of Defenders of the Motherland. The day when the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan were established. Military men in full dress are lined up on the main square of the country in order to accept congratulations and awards from the leader of the country. The representatives of the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, National Security Service and other institutions participate in this ceremony. Participants in the parade also lay wreaths at the Independence Monument.
March 8 Xalqaro Xotin-Qizlar Kuni Международный Женский День International Women's Day
March 21 Navro'z Bayrami Навруз Nowruz (Persian New Year)
May 9 Xotira va Qadirlash Kuni День Памяти и Почестей Memorial/Remembrance Day - Introduced by President Islam Karimov as a commemoration of those who suffered in the war against fascism during World War II and who sacrificed their lives for freedom of the country.[2]
September 1 Mustaqillik Kuni День Независимости Independence Day
October 1 O'qituvchi va Murabbiylar Kuni День Учителя и Наставника Teacher's Day
December 8 Konstitutsiya Kuni День Конституции Constitution Day

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