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.
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Orthodox Christmas Day ObservancesNote: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.
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Quick FactsMany 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 2016Thursday, January 7, 2016
Orthodox Christmas Day 2017Saturday, January 7, 2017
Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.
Other holidays in January 2016 in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- New Year's Day – Friday, January 1, 2016
- New Year's (Day 2) – Saturday, January 2, 2016
- Orthodox Christmas Eve – Wednesday, January 6, 2016
- Day of the Republika Srpska – Saturday, January 9, 2016