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Holidays & Observances in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a Middle Eastern country with much conflict. Most of the holidays celebrated in Afghanistan are Muslim holidays, in fact many non-Muslim holidays were banned during Taliban rule. Today, some of those holidays are celebrated once more. This includes holidays of independence and remembrance along with the New Year’s celebration of Navruz, celebrated on March 21st by many Islamic countries.


Upcoming Popular Holidays

Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Eid al-Fitr Religious/Beliefs Islam / Muslim
Eid al-Adha Religious/Beliefs Islam / Muslim
Afghan Independence Day Public