Public Holidays in Macedonia

1 January New Year

8 January Christmas Day (Orthodox)

6 April Good Friday (Orthodox)

9 April Easter Monday (Orthodox)

1 May Labour Day

24 May Saints Cyril and Methodius Day

15 June Eid al-Fitr

2 August Day of the Republic

8 September Independence Day

11 October Revolution Day

23 October Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle

8 December Saint Clement of Ohrid Day

 

Several separate major religious and ethic holidays are observed by the member of their communities as well:

 

6 January Christmas Eve – Orthodox Christians

19 January Baptism of Jesus – Orthodox Christians

27 January Saint Sava Day – Ethnic Serbs

8 April International Romani Day – Ethnic Romani people

23 May National Day of the Aromanians – Ethnic Aromanians

28 August Assumption of Mary – Orthodox Christians

28 September International Bosniaks Day – Ethnic Bosniaks

1 November All Saints’ Day – Catholics and Protestants

22 November Albanian Alphabet Day – Ethnic Albanians

21 December Turkish Language Education Day – Ethnic Turks

25 December Christmas – Catholics and Protestants

6 April Good Friday – Catholics and Protestants

9 April Easter Monday – Catholics and Protestants

25 May Pentecost – Orthodox Christians

19 September Yom Kippur – Jews

21 August Eid al-Adha – Muslims