Kazakhstan will celebrate Nauryz for five days
Mar 18. Kazakhstan Today
This year Kazakhstan will celebrate Nauryz for five days, March 19 – 23, 2011, Kazakhstan Today reports.
The President of Kazakhstan signed the Law on the amendmnets to the Law on Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan on April 22nd, 2009. The law increases the number of celebration days of Nauryz meyramy from March 21 until March 23 and cancells celebration of the Day of the Republic, which earlier was celebrated on October 25.
Kazakhstan did not celebrate Nauryz in 1926 – 1988. Nauryz has been declared a state holiday since 2001.