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Spring and Labor Day Holiday in Russia

Russians will enjoy two extra days days of holiday during May. The Spring and Labor Day Holiday will begin on May 1 and end on May 5.

Changes in the Spring and Labor Day Holidays

In October 2012, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medevdev signed a decree that has extended the Spring and Labor Day holidays by two days. The Spring and Labor Day Holidays will start on May 1 and end on May 5.

Other Holidays Affected

Russians will now have a 10 day New Year break starting December 30 and ending the day after the Russian Orthodox Christmas Day on January 8.

Victory Day celebrations and holidays have also been extended by an additional day. Russians will have a day off on May 10 in addition to having a holiday on May 9.

Spring and Labor Day Holiday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
MonApr 302012Spring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday
ThuMay 22013Spring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday
FriMay 22014Spring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday
MonApr 302018Spring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday
ThuMay 22019Spring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday

Quick Facts

A 2012 decree has changed the number of days, and the dates for the Spring and Labor Day Holidays.

Spring and Labor Day Holiday 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Spring and Labor Day Holiday 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

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Name in other languages

NameLanguage
Праздник Весны и ТрудаRussian
Spring and Labor Day HolidayEnglish
Tag des Frühlings und der Arbeit (zus. Feiertag)German
Fridag for Arbeidernes dag / vårdagNorwegian

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in April 2018 in Russia

United Nation Holiday on April 30, 2018

Fun Holiday on April 30, 2018

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