Tuesday March 21, 2023
Zoroastrian : Naw Ruz--Zoroastrian New Year and celebration of Righteousness Divine Spirit Asha Vahishta, creator of fire. Feast of Ahura Mazda, Spring Equinox Also spelled Newroz, Nauruz, Nauryz, Noe-Rooz, Nawroz, Norooz, Noruz, Novruz (in Azerbaijan and Turkey), Noh Ruz, Nauroz, Nav-roze, Navroz, Naw-Rúz, Nevruz, Sultan Nevruz, Наврӯз, Navruz, or Nowrouz [Wikipedia]
Friday April 7, 2023
Secular holiday : Marks the 2010 revolution that swept Kurmanbek Bakiyev from power and made way for the presidency of Almazbek Atambayev.
On April 7, 2010, mass antigovernment protests in Bishkek turned violent, with nearly 100 people killed by security forces. (from 2016) Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Tuesday May 9, 2023
Secular holiday : Capitulation of Nazi forces to the Allies (the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and other principal Allied nations) in Berlin on May 8, 1945. It is celebrated in the successor states to the Soviet Union on May 9, because when the German Instrument of Surrender was signed (in the midnight), it was already May 9 in the USSR and Eastern Europe.