International Women's Day in Romania
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.
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.
Women’s Day is an observance and not a public holiday in Romania.
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.
Flowers, chocolates and other gifts symbolize one’s appreciation for women on Women’s Day.
International Women's Day Observances
|Mon||Mar 8||2010||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Tue||Mar 8||2011||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Thu||Mar 8||2012||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Fri||Mar 8||2013||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Sat||Mar 8||2014||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Sun||Mar 8||2015||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Tue||Mar 8||2016||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Wed||Mar 8||2017||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Thu||Mar 8||2018||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Fri||Mar 8||2019||International Women's Day||Observance|
|Sun||Mar 8||2020||International Women's Day||Observance|
Quick FactsMany people in Romania celebrate Women’s Day on March 8.
International Women's Day 2016Tuesday, March 8, 2016
International Women's Day 2017Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Name in other languages
|Ziua Internațională a Femeii||Romanian|
|International Women's Day||English|
- Mother's Day – Sunday, May 1, 2016
Other holidays in March 2016 in Romania
- Mărțișor – Tuesday, March 1, 2016