The National Day of Kyrgyzstan is on the 31st August (Independence Day, declaration of independence from the USSR in 1991). Independence Day in Kyrgyzstan celebrates the country’s independence from the Soviet Union, which occurred on the 31st August 1991.
National Day of Kyrgyzstan
Independence Day is a public holiday in Kyrgyzstan, and the celebrations usually involve parades, concerts, and other public events. The day is an opportunity for the people of Kyrgyzstan to celebrate their culture, history, and national identity.
The independence process included political movements as well as protests. This was followed by negotiations and then there was a call for a declaration of independence.
See also the National Day of Georgia as well as the National Day of Kazakhstan and the National Day of Turkmenistan.
Public Holidays in Kyrgyzstan
Here are the public holidays in Kyrgyzstan:
- New Year’s Day – January 1
- Constitution Day – May 5
- Victory Day – May 9
- Independence Day – August 31
- Kurman Ait (Feast of Sacrifice) – Date varies based on the Islamic lunar calendar
- Orozo Ait (End of Ramadan) – Date varies based on the Islamic lunar calendar
- National Flag Day – November 3
- Independence Day 2 – December 31
Note that the dates for Kurman Ait and Orozo Ait vary every year based on the Islamic lunar calendar.