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Bulgaria : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations


Bulgaria : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months

Internet domain: .bg - Telephone code: +359 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

Bulgarian-Macedonian (10 million speakers), Turkish family (90 million speakers) ...
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New Year's DayWednesday January 1, 2020Secular holiday 
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Christmas holiday (end)**Monday January 6, 2020School holidays 
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Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games**Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Friday January 31, 2020School holidays 
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Trifon Zarezan (Wine Day)*Friday February 14, 2020Culture 
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Valentine's Day*Friday February 14, 2020cards/flowers 
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mid-term holiday (end)Tuesday February 18, 2020School holidays 
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Maslenitsa*Monday February 24, 2020Culture 
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Liberation Day**Tuesday March 3, 2020National Day 
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Horse Easter (Todorovden)*Saturday March 7, 2020Culture 
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Mothers' DaySunday March 8, 2020cards/flowers 
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Holocaust Remembrance DayTuesday March 10, 2020Culture 
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Sofia International Film Festival**Thursday March 12, 2020Culture 
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Daylight Saving Time*Sunday March 29, 2020Special Events 
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April Fools Day**Wednesday April 1, 2020cards/flowers 
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spring holiday (beginning)Friday April 3, 2020School holidays 
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Palm SundaySunday April 12, 2020Culture 
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spring holiday (end)Monday April 13, 2020School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday April 17, 2020Orthodox 
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Orthodox Holy Saturday**Saturday April 18, 2020Orthodox 
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Orthodox Easter**Sunday April 19, 2020Orthodox 
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Orthodox Easter MondayMonday April 20, 2020Orthodox 
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New Year's Day -
Wednesday January 1, 2020

Secular holiday : .

Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 6, 2020

School holidays :
official calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
may vary according to the academic level

study programs are not aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 446
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
number of instructional weeks per year in lower secondary education: 44-45
No school on Saturday
No uniform required
We carry all confirmed dates till Dec 2019
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Midwives' Day -
Friday January 8, 2021

Culture : 'Babinden' - of the greatest female folk festivals dedicated to the grandmas (the Bulgarian word for midwives) - women who help at birth - and young brides and women who have given birth. Rituals during this day are mainly governed by the desire to manifest honour and respect for older women who have helped young mothers at birth.

Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games -
Saturday January 25, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 days - in Pernik 2020 edition confirmed

Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday January 31, 2020

School holidays :

Trifon Zarezan (Wine Day) -
Friday February 14, 2020

Culture : In tribute to Saint Trifon, assassinated in 248 in Apemia, considered a major wine center.

Valentine's Day -
Friday February 14, 2020

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Mid-term holiday (end) -
Tuesday February 18, 2020

School holidays :

Maslenitsa -
Monday February 24, 2020

Culture : Maslenitsa (also known as Butter Week, Pancake week, or Cheesefare Week) has its origins in both pagan and Christian traditions. In Slavic mythology, Maslenitsa is a sun festival, celebrating the imminent end of the winter. corresponds to the Western Christian Carnival.

Liberation Day -
Tuesday March 3, 2020

Secular holiday : Restoration of the third Bulgarian kingdom after almost 500 years of Ottoman rule. The treaty of San Stefano, signed on March 3 1878, was the milestone of this process and the day remains one of the most celebrated in Bulgaria’s history. The San Stefano treaty ended the Russo-Turkish war, which started in 1877. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Horse Easter (Todorovden) -
Saturday March 7, 2020

Culture : The Day of St Theodore, celebrated by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, also known as Horse Easter.

Mothers' Day -
Sunday March 8, 2020

cards/flowers :

Holocaust Remembrance Day -
Tuesday March 10, 2020

Culture :

Sofia International Film Festival -
Thursday March 12, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days inn Sofia 2020 edition confirmed

Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 29, 2020

Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

April Fools Day -
Wednesday April 1, 2020

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.

Spring holiday (beginning) -
Friday April 3, 2020

School holidays :

Palm Sunday -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Culture :

Spring holiday (end) -
Monday April 13, 2020

School holidays :

Good Friday -
Friday April 17, 2020

Orthodox : In Bulgaria, together with Christmas, Good Friday and Easter are the holiest days in the Orthodox calendar, and are observed with great solemnity. Churches all over the country are serving masses to mourn the crucified son of God. Fasting is especially strict on this day - the Church advises believers not to have any food at all, and to not even drink water. Few Bulgarians, however, are usually that strict. from 2010 onwards

Orthodox Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 18, 2020

Orthodox : Not a paid holiday

Orthodox Easter -
Sunday April 19, 2020

Orthodox : Paid holiday

Orthodox Easter Monday -
Monday April 20, 2020

Orthodox :