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Syrian Arab Republic has a total of 20 holidays in 2020. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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||Wednesday, January 1, 2020||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Friday, March 20, 2020||March Equinox in Syria (Aleppo)|
||Saturday, March 21, 2020||Mothers' Day is a public holiday in Syria|
|Daylight Saving Time starts
||Thursday, March 26, 2020||Daylight Saving Time starts in Syria|
||Sunday, April 12, 2020||Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.|
||Friday, April 17, 2020||Independence Day is a public holiday in Syria|
|Orthodox Easter Day
||Sunday, April 19, 2020||Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.|
||Friday, May 1, 2020||May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Wednesday, May 6, 2020||Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Syria|
||Sunday, May 24, 2020||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.|
||Saturday, June 20, 2020||June Solstice in Syria (Aleppo)|
||Friday, July 31, 2020||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.|
|Armed Forces Day
||Saturday, August 1, 2020||Armed Forces Day is a observance in Syria|
||Thursday, August 20, 2020||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
||Tuesday, September 22, 2020||September Equinox in Syria (Aleppo)|
|October Liberation Day
||Tuesday, October 6, 2020||October Liberation Day is a public holiday in Syria|
|Daylight Saving Time ends
||Thursday, October 29, 2020||Daylight Saving Time ends in Syria|
|The Prophet's Birthday
||Thursday, October 29, 2020||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Monday, December 21, 2020||December Solstice in Syria (Aleppo)|
||Friday, December 25, 2020||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|