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Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2023

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 DayPublic holidayBiH
Mar 8WednesdayMothers' DayObservance 
Mar 8WednesdayBrčko District Establishment DayLocal holidayBrčko
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23ThursdayRamadan StartObservance 
Apr 7FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 8SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday 
Apr 14FridayOrthodox Good FridayOptional Holiday 
Apr 15SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 16SundayOrthodox Easter SundayOptional Holiday 
Apr 17MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOptional Holiday 
Apr 21FridayEnd of RamadanOptional Holiday 
Apr 22SaturdayEnd of Ramadan HolidayOptional Holiday 
May 1MondayLabor DayPublic holiday 
May 2TuesdayLabor Day (Day 2)Public holiday 
May 9TuesdayVictory DayLocal holidayRS
May 9TuesdayVictory DayWorking holidayBiH
Jun 18SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 28WednesdayFeast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday 
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 31TuesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayLocal holidayBiH*
Nov 21TuesdayDayton Peace Agreement DayLocal holidayRS
Nov 25SaturdayStatehood DayLocal holidayBiH
Dec 22FridayDecember 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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