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Orthodox Christmas Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.

Local names

NameLanguage
Pravoslavni BožićBosnian
Orthodox Christmas DayEnglish
Orthodoxe WeihnachtenGerman
Pravoslavni BožićCroatian
Православни БожићSerbian (cyrillic)
Pravoslavni BožićSerbian (latin)

Orthodox Christmas Day 2014

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Orthodox Christmas Day 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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

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.

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About Orthodox Christmas Day

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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 71993Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
FriJan 71994Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SatJan 71995Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SunJan 71996Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
TueJan 71997Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
WedJan 71998Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
ThuJan 71999Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
FriJan 72000Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SunJan 72001Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
MonJan 72002Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
TueJan 72003Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
WedJan 72004Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
FriJan 72005Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SatJan 72006Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
SunJan 72007Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
MonJan 72008Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
WedJan 72009Orthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday
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

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