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North Macedonia (Rep. of) : 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: Denar (MKD)
Internet domain: .mk - Telephone code: +389 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
Each religious community has its own set of holidays, on top of national holidays
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022Optional holidayOrthodox
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Friday January 7, 2022Orthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
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Wednesday January 19, 2022Orthodox EpiphanyOrthodox
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Thursday January 20, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday January 30, 2022Three Holy Hierarchscards/flowers
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Monday February 28, 2022MaslenitsaEvents, celebrations...
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Saturday March 12, 2022Arbor DayEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday March 27, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Friday April 8, 2022Optional holidaySecular holiday
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Friday April 8, 2022International Day of the RomaEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday April 12, 2022Parliament recess (end)Special Events
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Sunday April 17, 2022Palm SundayEvents, celebrations...
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Monday April 18, 2022Optional holidayCatholic
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Friday April 22, 2022Passovercards/flowers
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Friday April 22, 2022Optional holidayOrthodox
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Sunday April 24, 2022Orthodox EasterEvents, celebrations...
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Monday April 25, 2022Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Public holidaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday May 23, 2022Optional holidaySecular holiday
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Tuesday May 24, 2022St Cyrilus and St MethodiusOrthodox
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Friday June 10, 2022Optional holidayBanks only
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Friday June 10, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday July 10, 2022Optional holidayMuslim, Sufi
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Saturday July 30, 2022El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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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. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Optional holiday

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Orthodox : Orthodox Christmas Eve only observed by the Orthodox community

Orthodox Christmas Day

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Friday January 7, 2022
Orthodox : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Orthodox Epiphany

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Wednesday January 19, 2022
Orthodox : Also called Vodici

Winter holiday (end)

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Thursday January 20, 2022
School holidays : Http://orcenikolov.edu.mk
Official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of education
study programs are not aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 384
Languages: Macedonian, Serbian, Albanian, Romani, Bosnian, Turkish, Aromanian
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
number of teaching days: 180
Some classes work on Saturday
School uniform may be required required

Dates confirmed till Oct 2022; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Three Holy Hierarchs

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Sunday January 30, 2022
cards/flowers : Refers to Basil the Great (also known as Basil of Caesarea), Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus) and John Chrysostom. They were highly influential bishops of the early church who played pivotal roles in shaping Christian theology. Wikipedia

Maslenitsa

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Monday February 28, 2022
Culture : Maslenitsa (also known as Butter Week, Pancake week, or Cheesefare Week) has its origins in both pagan and Christian traditions. In Slavic mythology, Maslenitsa is a sun festival, celebrating the imminent end of the winter. corresponds to the Western Christian Carnival.

Arbor Day

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Saturday March 12, 2022
Culture : From 2008 onwards

Daylight Saving Time

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Sunday March 27, 2022
Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

Optional holiday

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Friday April 8, 2022
Secular holiday : Commemorates the First Rom World Congress in London in 1971. Marks the beginning of the first International Roma organization and the introduction of the name Rom (instead of Gypsy), and of the Romani anthem and flag, observed by the Roma community only

International Day of the Roma

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Friday April 8, 2022
Culture : Celebrated by the Roma community only

Parliament recess (end)

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Tuesday April 12, 2022
Special Events :

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Palm Sunday

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Culture :

Optional holiday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic : Easter Monday only observed by the Catholic community

Passover

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Friday April 22, 2022
cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday

Optional holiday

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Friday April 22, 2022
Orthodox : Orthodox Good Friday only observed by the Orthodox community

Orthodox Easter

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Sunday April 24, 2022
Culture : not a paid holiday

Orthodox Easter Monday

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Monday April 25, 2022
Orthodox : Vtor den Veligden

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 .

Public holiday

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Monday May 2, 2022
Secular holiday :

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

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.

Optional holiday

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Monday May 23, 2022
Secular holiday : National Day of the Vlachs

St Cyrilus and St Methodius

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Tuesday May 24, 2022
Orthodox : Commemorates the creation of the Slavic Glagolitic and Cyrillic alphabets by the brothers Saints Cyril and Methodius. The celebration also commemorates the introduction of literacy and the preaching of the gospels in the Slavonic language by the brothers.

Optional holiday

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Friday June 10, 2022
Banks only : All Souls' Day only observed by the Orthodox community

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 10, 2022
School holidays :

Optional holiday

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Eid Al-Adha also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. The Prophet Muhammad called Eid Al-Adha the best day of the year, since it is the last and biggest day of the annual pilgrimage. observed by the Muslim community

El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 30, 2022
cards/flowers :