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Armenia bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the remainder of 2014, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers. The information on this page is provided for private, non-professional, use.

April ⇒ Dec. 2014

Holiday Name
Mon Easter Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Apr. 26)
Thu Armenian Remembrance Day
Thu Labour Day
Fri Public Holiday (workday moved to Sat. May 31)
Fri Victory and Peace Day
Wed 1st Republic Day
Sat Constitution Day
Mon Vardavar / Transfiguration Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Aug. 2)
Mon Dormition Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Aug. 23)
Mon Exhaltation of the Cross Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Sept. 20)
Sun Independence Day
Wed New Year's Eve
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Recent News and Updates

12 Jan 2014 Armenian Public Holidays January 27-28 (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Government of Armenia has confirmed the amendments to the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Armenia for the calendar year 2014, so that Armenia will benefit from public holidays on Monday and Tuesday, January 27 and 28, 2014, as well as on the previous weekend.  22 Nov 2013 Armenian 2013-2014 Public Holidays Amended (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Government of Armenia has announced amendments to the recently-released annual list of official non-working public holidays in Armenia for the upcoming calendar year 2014, as well as the list of official non-working public holidays in Armenia for the calendar year 2013, announced earlier this year.  19 Nov 2013 Armenian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Government of Armenia has announced the annual list of official public holidays in Armenia for the upcoming calendar year 2014.  18 Aug 2013 Armenian Public Holiday August 19 (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Armenian Government has announced that it had declared Monday, August 19, 2013, as another, one-off, non-working public holiday in Armenia on account of the upcoming Feast of the Assumption of Mary.  15 May 2013 Armenian Public Holiday May 27 (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Prime Minister of Armenia, Tigran Sargsyan, has announced that the Armenian Government had declared Monday, May 27, 2013, the day before the upcoming First Republic Day annual public holiday, as another one-off non-working public holiday so "that the citizens will have the opportunity to rest for four days".  02 May 2013 Armenian Public Holiday May 10 (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Prime Minister of Armenia, Tigran Sargsyan, has announced that the Armenian Government had declared Friday, May 10, 2013, the day after the upcoming Victory and Peace annual public holiday, as a one-off non-working public holiday so "that the citizens will have the opportunity to rest for four days".  14 Feb 2013 Armenian Election Public Holiday February 18 (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) Armenian Prime Minister, Tigran Sargsyan, has announced that Monday, February 18, 2013, the date of the upcoming presidential election in Armenia, would once again be a non-working public holiday in Armenia.  09 Jan 2013 Armenia Considering June 15 Public Holiday (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Armenian government will introduce a draft decision at tomorrow's Cabinet Session to declare June 15 as a new annual non-working public holiday, tentatively named the "Day of State Symbols".  21 Dec 2012 Armenian 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Government of Armenia, through its Chief of Staff, Davit Sargsyan, has announced the list of 2013 official public holidays in Armenia.  07 Sep 2012 Armenian Public Holiday September 17 (Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) The Armenian Government has announced that it had declared Monday, September 17, 2012, as another, one-off, non-working public holiday in Armenia on account of the upcoming Exhaltation of the Cross feast.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Armenia public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Constitution Day: This public holiday was set forth by article 117 of the first version of the constitution of the Republic of Armenia.  Weekends: are Saturdays and Sundays.  Republic Day (may 28) is also known as First Republic Day, and commemorates the day when Armenian statehood was restored in 1918, but it is not Armenia's national day, which is Independence Day, celebrated on September 21, the date when a referendum was held in 1991 on the republic’s independence .  Elections: According to Part 3 of Article 88 of Electoral Code of the Republic of Armenia, the day of an election is declared a day-off (ie. public holiday, or non-working day).  Easter is celebrated but there are no public holidays based on the date of Easter.  The following are observances but are not public holidays (ie. not days off): • February 21: Mother Language Day • April 7: Mothers' and Beauty Day • May 8: People’s Volunteer Corps Day • June 1: Children’s Defense Day • Vardavar (The Transfiguration): 98 days after Easter, always a Sunday, but an additional day is sometimes given on the following Monday. • September 1: Knowledge Day • The first Sunday of October: Teachers’ Day • The second Saturday of October: Holy Translators’ Day • December 7: Memorial day of the victims of the Earthquake • Saint Vardanants Day: 8 weeks before the Easter, on Thursday.  Armenian Christmas is celebrated on January 6th around the world, except in Jerusalem - where the church continues to use the old calendar (ie. January 6 of the Orthodox calendar).  Armenia International Codes AM and ARM (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .am (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Armenia information and news: Central Bank of Armenia (Armenia central bank), ASI Hot Spots (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Armenia maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Armenia), and Wikipedia (includes Armenia commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Armenia, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Armenia, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Armenia. For more information, see our pages on the religious calendars of the world.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2014 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Armenia, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Armenia, before planning any trip to Armenia. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.



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