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Romania : 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: Leu (RON)
The Romanian Orthodox Church does not recognize the Pope as head of the Church. However, The Greek Catholic Church, especially in Transylvania, is Orthodox, but recognizes the Pope. Catholics are also numerous (especially within the Hungarian minority).
Internet domain: .ro - telephone code: +40 - International dialing code: 00 - Trading : 10.15 am to 14.15 pm - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
European Truck Ban: Sundays & vacations departures/returns
The Labor Code also provides two days off for each religion other than Christian
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, 2022Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022Epiphanycards/flowers
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Monday January 10, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday January 24, 2022Unification DaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 30, 2022Three Holy Hierarchscards/flowers
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday February 19, 2022Restoration DayEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday February 20, 2022Abolition of SlaveryEvents, celebrations...
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Thursday February 24, 2022Dragobetecards/flowers
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Monday February 28, 2022MaslenitsaEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday March 1, 2022MãrțișorEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday March 15, 2022Anniversary of the Revolution 1848-49cards/flowers
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Sunday March 27, 2022Union Daycards/flowers
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Sunday March 27, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Friday April 1, 2022April Fools Daycards/flowers
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Thursday April 14, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday April 22, 2022Passovercards/flowers
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Friday April 22, 2022Orthodox Good FridayOrthodox
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Sunday April 24, 2022Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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Monday April 25, 2022Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
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Sunday May 1, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday May 8, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Thursday May 26, 2022Ascensioncards/flowers
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Wednesday June 1, 2022Children's DaySecular holiday
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Friday June 10, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 12, 2022Orthodox PentecostSecular holiday
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Monday June 13, 2022Whit MondayOrthodox
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Friday June 17, 2022Transilvania International Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday June 26, 2022Flag DayEvents, celebrations...
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Friday July 29, 2022National Anthem DayEvents, celebrations...
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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

2nd January

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Sunday January 2, 2022
Secular holiday : IN Romania, 2 January marks the celebration of Basil of Caesarea also called Basil the Great, and all the people how have this name. The Eastern Orthodox Church considers him a saint and one of the Three Holy Hierarchs, together with Gregory Nazianzus and John Chrysostom. Basil, Gregory Nazianzus, and Basil's brother Gregory of Nyssa are called the Cappadocian Fathers. The Roman Catholic Church considers him a saint and a Doctor of the Church.

Civil Servants holiday

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Monday January 3, 2022
Secular holiday :

Epiphany

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Thursday January 6, 2022
cards/flowers :

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Www.didactic.ro
Official Education Department calendar
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
Number of teaching days: 167
PISA ranking (average 493): 435
The education system resembles the French one
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required

Dates confirmed till July 2022

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Unification Day

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Monday January 24, 2022
Secular holiday : January 24, 1859, the two principalities of Moldova and Wallachia had a moment of brilliance- the type that makes history: both of them elected general Alexandru Ioan Cuza as prince or 'domnitor' therefore becoming The United Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia.

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

Valentine's Day

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Monday February 14, 2022
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Restoration Day

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Saturday February 19, 2022
Culture : To repair the moral refusal and humiliation imposed on great Romanian migrants, such as painter Brancusi.

Abolition of Slavery

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Sunday February 20, 2022
Culture : To mark when the slavery of Gypsies (or Roma) ended on Feb. 20, 1856. There are believed to be 1,5 million Roma in Romania, although the last census only recorded 500,000.

Dragobete

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Thursday February 24, 2022
cards/flowers : Dragobete was the son of Baba Dochia, which stands for the main character in the pagan myth related to spring arrival and the end of the harsh winter. Due to his endless kindness he was chosen – according to some sources, by Virgin Mary – to be the Guardian of Love. The day is particularly known as the day when the birds are betrothed . It is around this time that the birds begin to build their nests and mate. On this day, considered locally the first day of spring, boys and girls gather vernal flowers and sing together. [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.

Mãrțișor

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Tuesday March 1, 2022
Culture : According to the old calendar was considered as the beginning of the new year. Symbolically, it is correlated to women and to fertility as a means of life and continuity. [Wikipedia]

Anniversary of the Revolution 1848-49

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Tuesday March 15, 2022
cards/flowers : Hungarian revolt against the Austrian rule Only observed by the Hungarian community (Transylvania)

Union Day

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Sunday March 27, 2022
cards/flowers : March 27, 1918, is one of the most significant days in the Romanian history. At that moment, after 106 years of Tsarist occupation, Bessarabia returned to its natural borders, being the first Romanian province that united with Romania

Daylight Saving Time

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

April Fools Day

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Friday April 1, 2022
cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.

Spring holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 14, 2022
School holidays :

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

Orthodox Good Friday

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Friday April 22, 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 bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place: Midnight Office... 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 is cracked on the wall of the church (and this is the first egg eaten The ritual of cracking the eggs takes place before the Easter lunch. Each person selects his/her egg. Then people take turns tapping their egg against the eggs of others, and the person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.

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.

Mothers' Day

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Sunday May 1, 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 .

Spring holiday (end)

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Monday May 2, 2022
School holidays :

Fathers' Day

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Sunday May 8, 2022
cards/flowers : Ziua Tatălui

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
cards/flowers : not a public holiday

Children's Day

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Wednesday June 1, 2022
Secular holiday : From 2017

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 10, 2022
School holidays :

Orthodox Pentecost

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Sunday June 12, 2022
Secular holiday : Paid holiday

Whit Monday

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Monday June 13, 2022
Orthodox : From 2009

Transilvania International Film Festival

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Friday June 17, 2022
Culture : Www.tiff.ro lasts 10 days - in Cluj 2022 edition confirmed

Flag Day

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Sunday June 26, 2022
Culture : It was on this day in 1848 that Decree no. 1 of the Wallachian Provisional Government was issued, making the red-yellow-blue tricolour the national flag. On Flag Day, public authorities and other state institutions are obliged by law to organize cultural/educational programs and events, with a patriotic or scientific character, devoted to Romanian history, as well as specific military ceremonies, organized within units of the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of the Internal Affairs. [Wikipedia]

National Anthem Day

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Friday July 29, 2022
Culture : Deșteaptă-te, române : variously translated as Awaken thee, Romanian! , Awaken, Romanian! , or Wake Up, Romanian! [Wikipedia]