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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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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 2, 20222nd JanuarySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday January 4, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday January 4, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday March 7, 2022Teachers' DayEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday March 8, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Monday March 14, 2022Summer DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday March 22, 2022NoruzZoroastrian
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Sunday March 27, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday April 24, 2022Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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Monday April 25, 2022Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
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Thursday April 28, 2022Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Saturday May 7, 2022Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday May 23, 2022National Day of the VlachsEvents, celebrations...
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Wednesday June 8, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 19, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday July 11, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
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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Sunday January 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

New Year's Day

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Monday January 3, 2022
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

New Year's Day

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Tuesday January 4, 2022
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

Winter holiday (end)

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Tuesday January 4, 2022
School holidays : Www.arsimi.gov.al
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

Dates confirmed till July 2022

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Teachers' Day

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Monday March 7, 2022
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Mothers' Day

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Tuesday March 8, 2022
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Summer Day

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Monday March 14, 2022
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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Tuesday March 22, 2022
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 27, 2022
Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
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.

Orthodox Easter

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Sunday April 24, 2022
Orthodox : Paid holiday

Orthodox Easter Monday

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Monday April 25, 2022
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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Thursday April 28, 2022
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Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Ramadan holiday (end)

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Saturday May 7, 2022
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National Day of the Vlachs

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Monday May 23, 2022
Culture :

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday June 8, 2022
School holidays :

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 19, 2022
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Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday July 11, 2022
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