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Holiday Schedule

2014 U.S. and Turkmen Holidays

Embassy Ashgabat will observe the following United States and Turkmen holidays in calendar year 2014. The embassy will be closed to the public on these days.

1.

Jan 1

Wed

US/Turkmen

New Year’s Day

2.

Jan 13*

Mon

Turkmen

Memorial Day (Jan 12)

3.

Jan 20

Mon

US

Martin Luther King Day

4.

Feb 17

Mon

US

Presidents’ Day

5.

Feb 19

Wed

Turkmen

Turkmen Flag Day

6.

Mar 21

Fri

Turkmen

National Spring Holiday

7.

May 9

Fri

Turkmen

Victory Day

8.

May 26

Mon

US

Memorial Day

9.

Jul 4

Fri

US

Independence Day

10.

July(1day)**

-

Turkmen

Oraza Bayramy

11.

Sep 1

Mon

US

Labor Day

12.

Oct 6

Mon

Turkmen

National Commemoration Day

13.

Oct 13

Mon

US

Columbus Day

14.

Oct (1day)**

-

Turkmen

Kurban Bayramy

15.

Oct 27- 28

Mon - Tue

Turkmen

Independence Day of Turkmenistan

16.

Nov 11

Tue

US

Veterans’ Day

17.

Nov 27

Thu

US

Thanksgiving Day

18.

Dec 12

Fri

Turkmen

Neutrality Day

19.

Dec 25

Thu

US

Christmas Day

* The dates of Kurban Bayramy and Oraza Bayramy are determined by the lunar calendar. Therefore, the exact dates for these holidays cannot be announced with any certainty at this time. When notified, an announcement will be sent out to identify the specific dates.

** Turkmen holidays falling on weekends (Sunday) are observed on the subsequent workday.

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