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Holiday Schedule

2015 U.S. and Turkmen Holidays

U.S. Embassy Ashgabat will observe the following United States and Turkmen holidays in calendar year 2015. The embassy will be closed to the public on these days.

January 1

Thu

US/Turkmen

New Year’s Day

January 19

Mon

US

Martin Luther King Day

February 16

Mon

US

Washington’s Birthday

February 19

Thu

Turkmen

Turkmen Flag Day

March 9*

Mon

Turkmen

Women’s Day

March 23*

Mon

Turkmen

National Spring Holiday

May 18

Mon

Turkmen

Constitution Day of Turkmenistan and Poetry of Magtymguly Pyragy

May 25

Mon

US

Memorial Day

July 3

Fri

US

Independence Day

July (1 day)**

Turkmen

Oraza Bayramy

September 7

Mon

US   

Labor Day

September (2 days)**

-

Turkmen

Kurban Bayramy

October 6

Tue

Turkmen

National Commemoration Day

October 12

Mon

US

Columbus Day

October 27-28

Tue - Wed

Turkmen

Independence Day of Turkmenistan

November 11

Wed

US

Veterans’ Day

November 26

Thu

US

Thanksgiving Day

December 25

Fri

US

Christmas Day

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

**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.

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