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Christmas Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Christmas Day, on December 25, is one of the most festive Christian holidays in many countries around the world. It celebrates Jesus' birth.

Is Christmas Day a Public Holiday?

Christmas Day is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in Bosnia and Herzegovina allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Many people celebrate Christmas Day with a festive meal.

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About Christmas Day

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Christmas Day Observances

Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015FriDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2016SunDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2017MonDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2018TueDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2019WedDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2020FriDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2021SatDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2022SunDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2023MonDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2024WedDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska
2025ThuDec 25Christmas DayOptional HolidayRepublika Srpska

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