Russia Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Russia year 2023
New Year's Day (01 Jan) : Russians celebrate New Year’s Day in accordance with the Gregorian calendar on January 1.
New Year Holiday (02 Jan) : New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
New Year Holiday (03 Jan) : New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
New Year Holiday (04 Jan) : New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
New Year Holiday (05 Jan) : New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
New Year Holiday (06 Jan) : New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
Orthodox Christmas Day (07 Jan) : Many Russians celebrate Christmas Day on January 7 in the Gregorian calendar, which corresponds to December 25 in the Julian calendar.
Old New Year (14 Jan) : Old New Year is a observance in Russia
Valentine's Day (14 Feb) : Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Isra and Mi'raj (18 Feb) : Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Defender of the Fatherland Day (23 Feb) : Many Russians celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day on February 23, when they honor military forces and veterans.
Special Operations Forces Day (27 Feb) : Special Operations Forces Day in Russia falls on February 27.
International Women's Day (08 Mar) : Many Russians pay tribute to women’s role in Russian society by celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8.
March Equinox (21 Mar) : March Equinox in Russia (Moscow)
Ramadan starts (23 Mar) : Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Orthodox Easter Day (16 Apr) : Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Lailat al-Qadr (17 Apr) : Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
Eid al-Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Spring and Labor Day (01 May) : For many Russians, Spring and Labor Day, which falls on May 1, is a family holiday and a time for relaxation.
Victory Day (09 May) : One of the biggest Russian holidays, Victory Day, marks Germany’s surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945, ending one of the bloodiest wars in Russia’s history.
Russia Day (12 Jun) : Russia Day, annually celebrated on June 12, marks the beginning of democratic reforms in Russia and is one of the newest holidays in the Russian Federation.
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Russia (Moscow)
Eid al-Adha (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Muharram (19 Jul) : Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Day of Knowledge (01 Sep) : Day of Knowledge is a observance in Russia
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Russia (Moscow)
The Prophet's Birthday (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Unity Day (04 Nov) : Unity Day, which is on November 4, is one of the newest and the most controversial holidays in Russia.
Day off for Unity Day (06 Nov) : Unity Day, which is on November 4, is one of the newest and the most controversial holidays in Russia.
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Russia (Moscow)