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Children's Day in Romania

Like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Children’s Day (Ziua Copilului) is an observance that is celebrated in Romania. It is held on June 1 every year.

Woman presenting a flower to a child.
Children's Day is a time to appreciate and value children in society.

What Do People Do?

Many schools have special events to celebrate Children’s Day in Romania. Some teachers give out certificates as a way of showing their appreciation for each child on this day. Community events, including art exhibitions displaying children’s work, are held to celebrate Children’s Day. Children’s Day is also promoted through newspapers, blogs, social media, television, and radio journalists in Romania. Some families have special dinners to celebrate Children’s Day at home.

Public Life

Children’s Day is an observance and not a public holiday in Romania.


Children’s Day is not just an event in Romania but it is also celebrated in many different countries and is an official UN global observance. The Romanian Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection held a special Children’s Day celebration in 2012. Nearly 100 elementary and secondary school children who attended the event received a Minister of Children diploma. Parents and grandparents were also at the celebration.


Children’s paintings and other forms of artwork are often displayed in schools and public places as a way of promoting Children’s Day.

Children's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
TueJun 12010Children's DayObservance
WedJun 12011Children's DayObservance
FriJun 12012Children's DayObservance
SatJun 12013Children's DayObservance
SunJun 12014Children's DayObservance
MonJun 12015Children's DayObservance
WedJun 12016Children's DayObservance
ThuJun 12017Children's DayObservance
FriJun 12018Children's DayObservance
SatJun 12019Children's DayObservance
MonJun 12020Children's DayObservance

Quick Facts

Children’s Day (Ziua Copilului) is annually celebrated on June 1 in Romania.

Children's Day 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Children's Day 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017


Name in other languages

Ziua CopiluluiRomanian
Children's DayEnglish

List of dates for other years

Related holidays

Other holidays in June 2017 in Romania

United Nation Holiday on June 1, 2017

Fun Holiday on June 1, 2017

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