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Bosnia & Herzegovina (Federation) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Bosnia & Herzegovina (Federation) : 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: Euro (EUR)
Internet extension: .ba - Telephone code: +387 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 2, 20222nd JanuarySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Saturday January 29, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Tuesday March 1, 2022Independence DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday March 8, 2022Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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Tuesday March 8, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday March 15, 2022Sarajevo WinterEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday March 27, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Sunday April 3, 2022Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Friday May 27, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Saturday July 9, 2022Kurban BayramMuslim, Sufi
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Monday July 11, 2022Day of MourningSpecial Events
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
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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Sunday January 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

Public holiday

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Monday January 3, 2022
Secular holiday :

Christmas holiday (end)

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Saturday January 29, 2022
School holidays : Http://mon.ks.gov.ba/
Official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
number of teaching days: 165-170
No school on Saturday
Uniform mostly required

Dates confirmed till June 2022 - some variations from school to school

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Independence Day

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Tuesday March 1, 2022
Secular holiday : On March 1st, 1992, Bosnia and Herzegovina was recognized as a multireligious, multicultural, and multiethnic country, separate from what was Yugoslavia.

Civil Servants holiday

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Tuesday March 8, 2022
Secular holiday : Only concerns female employees

Mothers' Day

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Tuesday March 8, 2022
cards/flowers :

Sarajevo Winter

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Tuesday March 15, 2022
Culture : Http://www.sarajevskazima.ba/ lasts 1 week - in Sarajevo 2022 edition confirmed

Daylight Saving Time

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Sunday March 27, 2022
Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday April 3, 2022
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Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Considered as a public holiday since 2017 not a paid holiday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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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Monday May 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday May 27, 2022
School holidays :

Kurban Bayram

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. Information1: It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. The Prophet Muhammad called Eid Al-Adha the best day of the year, since it is the last and biggest day of the annual pilgrimage.

Day of Mourning

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Monday July 11, 2022
Special Events : Remembrance of the 1995 fights in Srebrenica