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Orthodox Christmas Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Many Orthodox Christians annually celebrate Christmas Day on or near January 7 to remember Jesus Christ’s birth, described in the Christian Bible. This date works to the Julian calendar that pre-dates the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly observed.

Some Orthodox Christians visit a church to pray or reflect on inner thoughts in the lead up to the Orthodox Christmas Day.
Some Orthodox Christians visit a church to pray or reflect on inner thoughts in the lead up to the Orthodox Christmas Day.
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About Orthodox Christmas Day

Read more about Orthodox Christmas Day.

Orthodox Christmas Day Observances

Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuJan 72010Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
FriJan 72011Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SatJan 72012Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
MonJan 72013Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
TueJan 72014Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
WedJan 72015Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
ThuJan 72016Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SatJan 72017Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SunJan 72018Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
MonJan 72019Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
TueJan 72020Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday

Quick Facts

Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.

Orthodox Christmas Day 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Orthodox Christmas Day 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017

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Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in January 2017 in Bosnia and Herzegovina

World Holiday on January 7, 2017

Fun Holiday on January 7, 2017

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