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Bosnia (Rep. Srpska) : 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 next 3 months

  • Currency: Convertible Marka (BAM)
  • Internet extension: .ba - Telephone code: +387 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Friday December 30, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 20232nd JanuarySecular holiday
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    Friday January 6, 2023Orthodox Christmas EveOrthodox
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    Saturday January 7, 2023Orthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
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    Monday January 9, 2023Republic DayNational Day
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    Saturday January 14, 2023Orthodox New YearSecular holiday
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    Monday January 23, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday January 27, 2023Saint SavaSchool holidays
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    Monday February 20, 2023MaslenitsaEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday March 26, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Friday April 7, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday April 9, 2023Palm SundayEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday April 14, 2023Orthodox Good FridayOrthodox
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    Sunday April 16, 2023Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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    Monday April 17, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday April 17, 2023Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 2, 2023Public holidaySecular holiday
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    Saturday May 6, 2023Orthodox St. George's DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday May 9, 2023Victory DaySecular holiday
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    Friday June 9, 2023Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday June 9, 2023Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday June 28, 2023VidrovdanSecular holiday
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    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday December 30, 2022
    School holidays :

    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    2nd January

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Orthodox Christmas Eve

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    Friday January 6, 2023
    Orthodox : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Orthodox Christmas Day

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    Saturday January 7, 2023
    Orthodox : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Republic Day

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    Secular holiday : On 9 January 1992, Bosnian Serb authorities declared the creation of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, now called Republika Srpska

    Orthodox New Year

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    Saturday January 14, 2023
    Secular holiday : Called Saint Sava in Serbia and Republika Srpska. Saint Sava is celebrated as the founder of the independent Serbian Orthodox Church and as patron saint of education and medicine among Serbs. His day is observed on January 27th of the Gregorian calendar (January 14th of the Julian calendar still observed by the Serbian Church). Since the 1830's, Saint Sava has become the patron saint of Serb schools. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday January 23, 2023
    School holidays : Www.cip.gov.ba
    official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Schooling is mandatory till age 15
    many study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process and the Lisbon Convention
    Number of teaching days: 170-175
    No school on Saturday
    No uniform required

    We carry confirmed dates till July 2023

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    Saint Sava

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    Friday January 27, 2023
    School holidays : (1175 - January 14, 1235), originally the prince Rastko Nemanjić (Serbian: Растко Немањић) (son of the Serbian ruler and founder of the Serbian medieval state Stefan Nemanja and brother of Stefan Prvovenčani, first Serbian king), is the first Archbishop of Serbia (1219-1233), the most important saint in the Serbian Orthodox Church (Wikipedia)

    Maslenitsa

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    Monday February 20, 2023
    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.

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday March 26, 2023
    Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 7, 2023
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    Palm Sunday

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
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    Orthodox Good Friday

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    Friday April 14, 2023
    Orthodox : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter (or Pascha) The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy. The Easter bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place: Midnight Office... After the service the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home. The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days. One egg is cracked on the wall of the church (and this is the first egg eaten The ritual of cracking the eggs takes place before the Easter lunch. Each person selects his/her egg. Then people take turns tapping their egg against the eggs of others, and the person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.

    Orthodox Easter

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    Sunday April 16, 2023
    Orthodox : Paid holiday

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday April 17, 2023
    School holidays :

    Orthodox Easter Monday

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    Monday April 17, 2023
    Orthodox : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter(or Pascha).The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy.The Easter breads are a worldwide Orthodox tradition as well.This bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place:Midnight Office,Rush Procession,Matins & Divine Liturgy.After the service,the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home.The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days.One egg takes place before the Easter lunch.Each person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of good luck.The traditional Orthodox Paschal greeting is: Christ is Risen! .The answer is: Indeed He is Risen . May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Public holiday

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    Tuesday May 2, 2023
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    Orthodox St. George's Day

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    Saturday May 6, 2023
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    Victory Day

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    Tuesday May 9, 2023
    Secular holiday : Capitulation of Nazi forces to the Allies (the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and other principal Allied nations) in Berlin on May 8, 1945. It is celebrated in the successor states to the Soviet Union on May 9, because when the German Instrument of Surrender was signed (in the midnight), it was already May 9 in the USSR and Eastern Europe.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday June 9, 2023
    School holidays : For students of the eighth grade

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Friday June 9, 2023
    School holidays : For students from the first to the seventh grade
    one week later for other grades

    Vidrovdan

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    Wednesday June 28, 2023
    Secular holiday : Memorial day to Saint Prince Lazar and the Serbian holy martyrs who gave their lives to defend their faith during the epic Battle of Kosovo against Ottoman Empire on June 28, 1389.