The national and state holidays of Tajikistan
People have always treated holidays with respect and reverence since time immemorial. Tajiks love to enjoy life, and every holiday, whether it is an anniversary, wedding, or formal event, is held with the whole scale of cheerful music, concerts, local food, and a great crowd of people.
When winter ends and the first snowdrops begin to appear, it is time to start the holidays. By tradition, the first person who finds the very first snowdrop is lucky.
Women attach flowers to their eyes, and, of course, thank God that they have survived until spring. The children are treated to sweets and fruits. This ancient tradition is called "Guldardoni." Preparation for the great spring holiday of Navruz
After the snowdrops, the tulips begin their bloom. The local inhabitants call this feast "Sairam Lola." This festival coincides with the collection of the first harvest.
The central events of the holiday are dostarkhan and competitions in national wrestling, which are called "gushtingiri."
Feast of Sacrifice.
The Feast of Sacrifice is a religious festival for Muslims, which is celebrated 70 days after the end of Ramadan.
On the holiday, believers wear elegant clothes, cut the sacrificial lamb, and attend the mosque.
People always prepare in advance for Navruz. On the eve of Navruz, Tajiks become organized, cleaning out debris, thereby symbolizing the quarrels, insults, and disease.
They also carry out various rituals with fire and make festive dostarkhan. There are dishes that begin with the letter "C" on the tables. Such as sumanak, sambusa, Sabzi, and others. These ritual meals, which have been present in every home in Tajikistan since ancient times,
The customs and traditions of commemorating this historic day have been passed down from the Tajiks, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Tatars, and Uyghurs celebrate generation to generation.It.
The holiday is deeply rooted in ancient pagan rites and has both a spiritual and moral sense.
According to ancient chronology, the holiday fell on March 21, which is the day of the vernal equinox.
International Women's Day
March 8 in the Republic of Tajikistan is celebrated as Mother's Day.
The holiday of lovely women falls at a wonderful time, at the very moment when nature awakes. The flowers bloom, and the air is filled with their wonderful aroma.
By tradition, the Palace of Culture hosts concerts featuring the stars of the domestic variety, which are dedicated to women.
This is an international festival that is celebrated in Tajikistan. In the main square of the Republic of Tajikistan, presidential fir-trees are placed, and the streets are decorated with garlands and Christmas balls.
Restaurants are trying to come up with an interesting and exciting program, as are theaters with New Year's performances for children.
This day is a holiday in light memory of the fallen heroes. In addition, it is a holiday of reverence, gratitude, and pride.
For the Tajik people, who lost in the Great Patriotic War over 300,000, the date of May 9 is sacred!
On that day, the entire population of Tajikistan congratulates its veterans.In the city, a large number of concerts, promotions, and fairs are held. presents awards, diplomas, and prizes.
National Reconciliation Day
For those who lived through the civil war (1993–1998), the National Reconciliation Festival is considered very important! Everyone remembers the five years during which more than 100,000 people died.
On March 27, 1998, President Emomali Rahmon signed a decree declaring this date as the "National Day of Reconciliation." On this day, events, promotions, and entertainment shows are held throughout the Republic of Tajikistan.
The Republic of Tajikistan's Independence Day is the most important national holiday in the country.The whole country is bright and fun as it marks the anniversary of the state.
Tajiks always prepare a festive program in advance. On this day, there are sports, performances by folk groups, variety shows, fairs, and much more. In addition, in the evening, you are able to watch the fireworks over the city.