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Syrian Arab Republic : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Syrian Arab Republic : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months


Currency: Pound (SYP)
Internet domain: .sy - Telephone code: +963 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +2 (DST: yes)
Weekend: Friday & Saturday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 13, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday January 23, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday January 30, 2022Three Holy Hierarchscards/flowers
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Tuesday March 8, 2022Revolution's DayNational Day
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Monday March 21, 2022Mothers DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday March 22, 2022Noruzcards/flowers
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Wednesday March 30, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Sunday April 17, 2022Evacuation DaySecular holiday
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Thursday April 21, 2022Teachers' DayEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday April 24, 2022Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Wednesday May 4, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Friday May 6, 2022Martyrs' DaySecular holiday
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Saturday May 7, 2022Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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Tuesday May 31, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Tuesday June 21, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday July 10, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday July 11, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday July 12, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Friday July 29, 2022El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Thursday January 13, 2022
School holidays : Https://www.zarkachat.com/
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
Schooling mandatory till age 12
Teaching language: Arabic
schools are closed on Friday & Saturday
school uniforms may be required

dates confirmed till June 2022

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Mid-term holiday (end)

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Sunday January 23, 2022
School holidays :

Three Holy Hierarchs

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Sunday January 30, 2022
cards/flowers : Refers to Basil the Great (also known as Basil of Caesarea), Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus) and John Chrysostom. They were highly influential bishops of the early church who played pivotal roles in shaping Christian theology. Wikipedia

Revolution's Day

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Tuesday March 8, 2022
Secular holiday : Anniversary of the National Council of Revolution's assumption of power in 1963

Mothers Day

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Monday March 21, 2022
Secular holiday :

Noruz

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Tuesday March 22, 2022
cards/flowers : From 2012 onwards

Daylight Saving Time

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Wednesday March 30, 2022
Special Events :

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Evacuation Day

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Secular holiday : Celebrates the anniversary of the final evacuation of all French troops in 1946

Teachers' Day

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Thursday April 21, 2022
Culture :

Orthodox Easter

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Sunday April 24, 2022
Orthodox : Paid holiday

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Martyrs' Day

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Friday May 6, 2022
Secular holiday : On May 6, 1916, the Ottomans hanged Syrian national fighters who were seeking independence of the Arab states from the Ottoman Empire.

Ramadan holiday (end)

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Saturday May 7, 2022
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Summer holiday (beginning)

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Tuesday May 31, 2022
School holidays :

Fathers' Day

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Tuesday June 21, 2022
cards/flowers :

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday July 11, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday July 12, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Friday July 29, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad.