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Serbia : 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

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    Wednesday February 15, 2023Serbia National DayNational Day
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    Thursday February 16, 2023Serbia National DayNational Day
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    Thursday February 23, 2023Belgrade fairTradeshows
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    Friday February 24, 2023Belgrade Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday March 24, 2023Anniversary of the 1999 NATO bombingSpecial Events
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    Sunday March 26, 2023Novi Sad MarathonSports events
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    Sunday March 26, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Saturday April 1, 2023April Fools Daycards/flowers
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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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    Wednesday April 12, 2023Passovercards/flowers
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    Friday April 14, 2023Orthodox Good FridayOrthodox
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    Saturday April 15, 2023Orthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox
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    Sunday April 16, 2023Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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    Monday April 17, 2023Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
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    Monday April 17, 2023Tennis OpenSports events
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    Tuesday April 18, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Sunday April 23, 2023Belgrade MarathonSports events
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 2, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 9, 2023Victory DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday May 23, 2023National Day of the VlachsEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday June 20, 2023Summer holiday (beginning) - primarySchool holidays
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    Wednesday June 21, 2023Summer holiday (beginning) - secondarySchool holidays
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    Wednesday June 28, 2023Saint Vitus' DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday June 29, 2023Optional holidayMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday July 5, 2023St Cyrilus and St Methodiuscards/flowers
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    Thursday July 6, 2023EXIT FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday July 21, 2023Palic European Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Wednesday August 2, 2023Guca Brass Band FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Serbia National Day

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    Wednesday February 15, 2023
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804 and the first Serbian Constitution in 1835

    Serbia National Day

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    Thursday February 16, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Belgrade fair

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    Thursday February 23, 2023
    Tradeshows : Lasts 3 days - http://sajam.co.rs in Belgrade (tourism, wine, agriculture) 2023 edition confirmed

    Belgrade Film Festival

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    Friday February 24, 2023
    Culture : Www.fest.rs/ lasts 2 weeks - in Belgrade 2023 edition confirmed

    Anniversary of the 1999 NATO bombing

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    Friday March 24, 2023
    Special Events :

    Novi Sad Marathon

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    Sunday March 26, 2023
    Sports events : Www.marathon.org.rs 2023 edition confirmed

    Daylight Saving Time

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

    April Fools Day

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    Saturday April 1, 2023
    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)

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    School holidays :

    Palm Sunday

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
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    Passover

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    Wednesday April 12, 2023
    cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus

    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 Holy Saturday

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    Saturday April 15, 2023
    Orthodox :

    Orthodox Easter

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    Sunday April 16, 2023
    Orthodox : Paid holiday

    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.

    Tennis Open

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    Monday April 17, 2023
    Sports events : lasts 9 days -- in Belgrade 2023 edition confirmed

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Tuesday April 18, 2023
    School holidays :

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

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    cards/flowers : The month of Ramadan is that in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the criterion (of right and wrong). And whosoever of you is present, let him fast the month, and whosoever of you is sick or on a journey, a number of other days. Allah desires for you ease; He desires not hardship for you; and that you should complete the period, and that you should magnify Allah for having guided you, and that perhaps you may be thankful [Wikipedia]

    Belgrade Marathon

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    Sunday April 23, 2023
    Sports events : Www.bgdmarathon.org 2023 edition confirmed

    Labour 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 .

    Labour Day

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    Tuesday May 2, 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 .

    Victory Day

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    Tuesday May 9, 2023
    Culture : WW2 celebration

    National Day of the Vlachs

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    Tuesday May 23, 2023
    Culture :

    Summer holiday (beginning) - primary

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    Tuesday June 20, 2023
    School holidays :

    Summer holiday (beginning) - secondary

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    Wednesday June 21, 2023
    School holidays :

    Saint Vitus' Day

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    Wednesday June 28, 2023
    Culture : N memory of the Battle of Kosovo in 1389

    Optional holiday

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    Thursday June 29, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid Al-Adha also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. 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. observed by the Muslim community

    St Cyrilus and St Methodius

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    Wednesday July 5, 2023
    cards/flowers : Cyril and Methodius were two brothers born in Thessaloniki in the Byzantine Empire in the 9th century, who became missionaries of Christianity in Khazaria and Great Moravia. They both perfected a Slavonic alphabet which is now known as the Cyrillic alphabet and translated the liturgy into this language.

    EXIT Festival

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    Thursday July 6, 2023
    Culture : Http://exitfest.org last 3 days - in Novi Sad 2023 edition CONFIRMED

    Palic European Film Festival

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    Friday July 21, 2023
    Culture : Www.palicfilmfestival.com/ lasts 1 week -- in Palic 2023 edition NOT confirmed

    Guca Brass Band Festival

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    Wednesday August 2, 2023
    Culture : Probably the greatest European brass band festival http://guca.rs/ in Guca