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Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017

Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayPublic holiday 
Jan 2MondayNew Year's (Day 2)Public holiday 
Jan 3TuesdayNew Year HolidayLocal holidayAll except RS
Jan 6FridayOrthodox Christmas EveOptional Holiday 
Jan 7SaturdayOrthodox Christmas DayOptional Holiday 
Jan 9MondayDay of the Republika SrpskaLocal holidayRS
Jan 14SaturdayOrthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRS
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1WednesdayIndependence DayLocal holidayBiH
Mar 8WednesdayMothers' DayObservance 
Mar 8WednesdayBrčko District Establishment DayLocal holidayBrčko
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 14FridayOrthodox Good FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 14FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 15SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 15SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 16SundayOrthodox Easter SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 16SundayEaster SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 17MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOptional Holiday 
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday 
May 1MondayLabor DayPublic holiday 
May 2TuesdayLabor Day (Day 2)Public holiday 
May 9TuesdayVictory DayWorking holidayBiH
May 9TuesdayVictory DayLocal holidayRS
Jun 18SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 26MondayEnd of RamadanOptional Holiday 
Sep 2SaturdayFeast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday 
Sep 22FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 31TuesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayLocal holidayBiH*
Nov 21TuesdayDayton Peace Agreement DayLocal holidayRS
Nov 25SaturdayStatehood DayLocal holidayBiH
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveOptional HolidayAll except Brčko
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayOptional Holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this state.

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