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Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

These are the public holidays of Syria.

DateEnglish nameLocal nameRemarks
January 1New Year's Dayعيد راس السنة الميلادية
‘Īd Ra’s as-Sanät al-Mīlādīyä
 
March 8March 8 Revolutionثورة الثامن من اذار
Ṯaurät aṯ-Ṯāmin min Āḏār
Celebrates seizure of power by Baath Party
March 21Mother's Dayعيد الأم
‘Īd al-’Umm
 
April 17Evacuation Dayعيد الجلاء
‘Īd al-Ğalā’
Celebrates evacuation of last Frenchtroops in 1946
variableGregorian Easterعيد الفصح غريغوري
‘Īd al-Fiṣḥ Ġrīġūrī
According to the Gregorian calendar
variableJulian Easterعيد الفصح اليوليوسي
‘Īd al-Fiṣḥ al-Yūliyūsī
According to the Julian calendar
May 1 MaysLabour dayعيد العمال
‘Īd al-‘Ummāl
 
May 6Martyrs' Dayعيد الشهداء
‘Īd aš-Šuhadā’
Anniversary of execution of Syrian nationalists in Damascus by the Turks
August 1Armed Forces Dayذكرى تأسيس الجيش العربي السوريEstablishment of the Syrian Armed Forces
October 6October Liberatory Warحرب تشرين التحريرية
Harb Teshreen Al-Tahririyyah
Celebrating Yom Kippur War
December 25Christmasعيد الميلاد المجيد
‘Īd al-Mīlād al-Mağīd
 
Dates following the lunar Islamic calendar
Dhu al-Hijjah 10Eid al-Adhaعيد الأضحى
‘Īd al-’Aḍḥà
 
Shawwal1Eid al-Fitrعيد الفطر
‘Īd al-Fiṭr
 
Rabi' al-awwal 12Mawlidالمولد النبوي
al-Maulid an-Nabawī
Prophet Muhammad's birthday
Muharram1Hijri New Year's Dayعيد راس السنة الهجرية
‘Īd Ra’s as-Sanät al-Hījrīyä

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