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Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016

Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayPublic holiday 
Jan 2SaturdayNew Year's (Day 2)Public holiday 
Jan 6WednesdayOrthodox Christmas EveOptional Holiday 
Jan 7ThursdayOrthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday 
Jan 9SaturdayDay of the Republika SrpskaLocal holidayRS
Jan 14ThursdayOrthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRS
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1TuesdayIndependence DayPublic holidayBiH
Mar 8TuesdayMothers' DayObservance 
Mar 8TuesdayBrčko District Establishment DayLocal holidayBrčko
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday 
Mar 26SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Mar 27SundayEaster SundayOptional Holiday 
Mar 28MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday 
Apr 29FridayOrthodox Good FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 30SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
May 1SundayLabor DayPublic holiday 
May 1SundayOrthodox Easter SundayOptional Holiday 
May 2MondayLabor Day observedPublic holiday 
May 2MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOptional Holiday 
May 3TuesdayLabor Day (Day 2)Public holiday 
May 9MondayVictory DayLocal holidayRS
May 9MondayVictory DayWorking holidayBiH
Jun 19SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 7ThursdayEnd of RamadanOptional Holiday 
Sep 13TuesdayFeast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday 
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayLocal holidayBiH*
Nov 21MondayDayton Peace Agreement DayLocal holidayRS
Nov 25FridayStatehood DayLocal holidayBiH
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveOptional HolidayAll except Brčko
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayOptional Holiday 
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this state.

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