Public Holidays in Armenia in 2023

In 2023, Armenia has 12 public holidays, and four of them fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Armenian Christmas Day
Christmas Day is a holiday to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is a public holiday celebrated worldwide. Most Christians celebrate on December 25, but it is observed on January 6 in Armenia.

Army Day
The holiday is in honor of the troops of the Armed Forces of Armenia, when it was established on January 28, 1992. It is observed on January 28, 2023.

International Women's Day
The holiday is one of the most important days to recognize the achievements made by women and to raise awareness about women's equality. It is observed on March 8, 2023.

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is a public holiday in Armenia. The holiday is observed on April 24, 2023 and commemorates the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2023, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Victory and Peace Day
Observed on May 9, 2023, the holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the German Instrument of Surrender was signed. It was a legal document effected the extinction of Nazi Germany and ended World War II in Europe.

Republic Day
Observed on May 28, the holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the First Armenian Republic was established in 1918.

Constitution Day
The holiday is observed on July 5, 2023, and commemorates the anniversary when the Constitution was adopted on July 5, 1995.

Independence Day
The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when Armenia regained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, and it is observed on September 21, 2023.

The following is the list of public holidays in Armenia in 2023.

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Armenian Christmas DayJan 06, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Army DayJan 28, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
International Women's DayMar 08, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Armenian Genocide
Remembrance Day
Apr 24, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Victory and Peace DayMay 09, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Republic DayMay 28, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Constitution DayJul 05, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Independence DaySep 21, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
New Year's EveDec 31, 2023SundayPublic Holiday

Please also check working days in Armenia in 2023.

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