Public Holidays 2014

Public holidays are observed in the Republic of Macedonia for a number of reasons, including for religious religious and national significance. They are generally accompanied by celebrations

Date English name Macedonian name
1 January New Year Нова Година, Nova Godina
7 January Christmas Day(Orthodox) Прв ден Божиќ, Prv den Bozik
21 April Easter Monday(Orthodox) Втор ден Велигден, Vtor den Veligden
1 May Labour Day Ден на трудот, Den na trudot
24 May Saints Cyril and Methodius Day "Св. Кирил и Методиј, Ден на сесловенските просветители; Sv. Kiril i Metodij, Den na sеslovenskite prosvetiteli"
28 July Eid al-Fitr Рамазан Бајрам, Ramazan Bajram
2 August Day of the Republic Ден на Републиката, Den na Republikata
8 September Independence Day Ден на независноста, Den na nezavisnosta
11 October Revolution Day Ден на востанието, Den na vostanieto
23 October Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle Ден на македонската револуционерна борба,Den na makedonskata revolucionarna borba
8 December Saint Clement of OhridDay Св. Климент Охридски, Sv. Kliment Ohridski

Besides these, there are several major religious & ethic communities holidays

Date English name Macedonian name
6 January Christmas Eve Бадник, Badnik
19 January Baptism of Jesus Водици, Vodici
18 April Good Friday Велики Петок, Veliki Petok
6 June Pentecost Духовден, Duhovden
28 August Assumption of Mary Успение на Пресвета Богородица, Uspenie na Presveta Bogorodica
25 December Christmas Католички божиќ, Katolicki bozic
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