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Albania : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Lek (ALL)
  • Days when banks, administrations, businesses, schools are closed in Albania
    Iso Code: AL - Internet domain: .al - Telephone code: 355 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset (CET): +1 (DST: yes 30/03/2014 - 26/10/2014)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Monday November 28, 2022Independence DayNational Day
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    Tuesday November 29, 2022Liberation DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 20232nd JanuarySecular holiday
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    Tuesday January 3, 2023Public holidaySecular holiday
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    Thursday January 5, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday March 7, 2023Teachers' DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Wednesday March 8, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Tuesday March 14, 2023Summer DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday March 22, 2023NoruzZoroastrian
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    Sunday March 26, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Friday March 31, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday April 9, 2023EasterCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday April 16, 2023Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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    Monday April 17, 2023Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
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    Tuesday April 18, 2023Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 21, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday April 24, 2023Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 23, 2023National Day of the VlachsEvents, celebrations...
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    Independence Day

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    Monday November 28, 2022
    Secular holiday : Turkish rule of Albania was ended with the Balkan War. Independence was proclaimed in 1912.

    Liberation Day

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    Tuesday November 29, 2022
    Secular holiday : Withdrawal of German troops in 1944.

    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    2nd January

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Public holiday

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    Tuesday January 3, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Thursday January 5, 2023
    School holidays : Www.arsimi.gov.al
    https://www.portalishkollor.al
    official calendar provided by the Ministry of Education
    PISA ranking (average 493): 427

    Education is compulsory till age 16
    number of instructional days per year in lower secondary education: between 201 days
    No school on Saturday
    No uniform required

    We carry confirmed dates till July 2023

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    Teachers' Day

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    Tuesday March 7, 2023
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    Mothers' Day

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    Wednesday March 8, 2023
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    Summer Day

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    Tuesday March 14, 2023
    Secular holiday : Dita e Veres: the country's largest pagan festival. It is intended to celebrate the end of Winter, the rebirth of nature, and a rejuvenation of spirit among the Albanians. Although the epicenter of this festival is around Shkumbin region in Elbasan, the festival is widely celebrated in Tirana and as far afield as the Arbëresh colonies in Italy. [Wikipedia]

    Noruz

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    Wednesday March 22, 2023
    Zoroastrian : no means new and rouz means day in Persian. Celebrates new year in Iran and various Central Asian countries (as well as among the Kurds). Considered as the beginning of the Baha'í year

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday March 26, 2023
    Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday March 31, 2023
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    Easter

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday April 10, 2023
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    Orthodox Easter

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    Sunday April 16, 2023
    Orthodox : Paid holiday

    Orthodox Easter Monday

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    Monday April 17, 2023
    Orthodox : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter(or Pascha).The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy.The Easter breads are a worldwide Orthodox tradition as well.This bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place:Midnight Office,Rush Procession,Matins & Divine Liturgy.After the service,the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home.The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days.One egg takes place before the Easter lunch.Each person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of good luck.The traditional Orthodox Paschal greeting is: Christ is Risen! .The answer is: Indeed He is Risen . May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.

    Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday April 18, 2023
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    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Monday April 24, 2023
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    National Day of the Vlachs

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    Tuesday May 23, 2023
    Culture :