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Martyrs’ Day in Azerbaijan- 20 January 2024

Martyrs’ Day is a remembrance day for every Azerbaijani people. People are searching for Martyrs’ Day in Azerbaijan- 20 January 2024. The Day is held on 20 January every year. It is a national holiday in Azerbaijan, and the government closed educational institutes.

Martyrs’ Day is one of the most critical events in Azerbaijan. It is the Day when people celebrate with sorrow and get rid of martyrs who sacrificed their lives to gain freedom from the Soviet Union.

Though it is a pandemic, the Govt. and Non- Govt organizations have taken the necessary steps to observe the Day similarly to the previous year.

History of Martyrs’ Day in Azerbaijan

Facing many problems, Azerbaijan was separated from America. The Azerbaijani people have celebrated the remembering event since 2006.

On 19-20 January 1990, the Red Army entered Baku and shot dead over 130 civilians in Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani people weren’t ready to fight against the Military of America.

In 1991, an election was held between Azerbaijan and America. At last, Azerbaijan won by the Soviet Union’s decision. On 18 October 1991, the Azerbaijan parliament restored the country’s independence and declared that Myrter’s Day on 20 January would be observed as the Black January. As in the war, more than 133 civilians died, and up to 800 people were injured, as well as five people missing; the Azerbaijani people remember the Day with the most sorrows nationwide.

Activities of Martyrs’ Day in Azerbaijan

Though it is a public holiday, it is observed in Azerbaijan with more activities to respect the masters. Radio, TV, Newspapers, magazines, and most importantly, online Media take the necessary steps to watch Black January. We have included some activities that the Azerbaijani follow people.

Myrter's day in Azerbaijan 2021

Activities-

  1. Respect Myrter’s by decorating a bundle of flowers
  2. Prayer for Myrtus
  3. Schools, Colleges, and Govt. Offices celebrate the Day by taking a black base.
  4. Attend any Myrters remembering conference.
  5. Hear & see many programs on any device about the Myrter’s Day

Why is Martyrs’ Day in Azerbaijan important?

Every Day is essential, but someday it is more critical for a country. Azerbaijan also has a vital day, Ma, martyrs Day. Can you say why the Day is important? Some of the Azerbaijani people sacrificed their lives to get independence from America. It is the main reason for remembering the Martyrs’ Day in Azerbaijan.

As Martyrs’ Day plays a vital role in the country, the Day is so remembered as other national days. It is time to observe the Day with a sorrowful mind and remind broad people.

Times of Martyrs’ Day in Azerbaijan

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2015 Tue 20 January Martyrs’ Day Public holiday
2016 Wed 20 January Martyrs’ Day Public holiday
2017 Fri 20 January Martyrs’ Day Public holiday
2018 Sat 20 January Martyrs’ Day Public holiday
2018 Mon 22 January Martyrs’ Day Observed Public holiday
2019 Sun 20 January Martyrs’ Day Public holiday
2019 Mon 21 January Martyrs’ Day Observed Public holiday
2020 Mon 20 January Martyrs’ Day Public holiday
2024 Wed 20 January Martyrs’ Day Public holiday

Finally, Myrter’s Day is one of the best events worldwide. Dear, if you find any wrong info on the site, please inform us, and we will update these as soon as possible. Thanks.

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Md Jahidul Islam

Hi! I am Md Jahidul Islam. Love To Travel Around The world and find out Culture and Celebrate. and My Team as Well. We believe that every day should be celebrated and that today is the day! Our aim is to bring all of the world’s National Day under one roof and to create the ultimate guide to celebrating each and every day.

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