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International Women's Day in Romania

Quick Facts

Many people in Romania celebrate Women’s Day on March 8.

Local names

NameLanguage
Ziua Internațională a FemeiiRomanian
International Women's DayEnglish
Internationaler FrauentagGerman

International Women's Day 2014

Saturday, March 8, 2014

International Women's Day 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015
List of dates for other years

Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements and raises awareness of equal rights and opportunities for women. It is a popular observance in Romania on March 8, but it is also celebrated worldwide.

Women's Day in Romania recognizes the achievements made by women across the country.

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What do people do?

Many women are given cards, flowers, and other gifts on Women’s Day in Romania. Women’s Day social events, including parties, dinners, and concerts, are held on March 8. Some Romanians celebrate the day in a similar fashion as Mother’s Day but Romanian law maintains that the official Mother’s Day is observed on the first Sunday of May.

Public life

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

Background

Women’s Day is celebrated both within Romania and in many other countries. The first International Women’s Day occurred on March 19 in 1911. The inaugural event, which included rallies and organized meetings, was a big success in some countries in Europe.

Symbols

Flowers, chocolates and other gifts symbolize one’s appreciation for women on Women’s Day.

International Women's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
ThuMar 81990International Women's DayObservance
FriMar 81991International Women's DayObservance
SunMar 81992International Women's DayObservance
MonMar 81993International Women's DayObservance
TueMar 81994International Women's DayObservance
WedMar 81995International Women's DayObservance
FriMar 81996International Women's DayObservance
SatMar 81997International Women's DayObservance
SunMar 81998International Women's DayObservance
MonMar 81999International Women's DayObservance
WedMar 82000International Women's DayObservance
ThuMar 82001International Women's DayObservance
FriMar 82002International Women's DayObservance
SatMar 82003International Women's DayObservance
MonMar 82004International Women's DayObservance
TueMar 82005International Women's DayObservance
WedMar 82006International Women's DayObservance
ThuMar 82007International Women's DayObservance
SatMar 82008International Women's DayObservance
SunMar 82009International Women's DayObservance
MonMar 82010International Women's DayObservance
TueMar 82011International Women's DayObservance
ThuMar 82012International Women's DayObservance
FriMar 82013International Women's DayObservance
SatMar 82014International Women's DayObservance
SunMar 82015International Women's DayObservance
TueMar 82016International Women's DayObservance
WedMar 82017International Women's DayObservance
ThuMar 82018International Women's DayObservance
FriMar 82019International Women's DayObservance
SunMar 82020International Women's DayObservance

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Other holidays in March 2014 in Romania

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