Romania Public Holidays 2018


 
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Romania bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2018, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Romania Public Holidays in 2018 Observance*
Jan.    Mon New Year's Day (Anul nou)
        Tue Second Day of the New Year
        Wed Union of the Romanian Principalities (Ziua Micii Uniri)
Apr.    Fri Good Friday (Vinerea Mare)
        Sun Orthodox Easter (Pastele)
        Mon Orthodox Easter Monday (Doua zi de Pasti)
        Mon Public Sector Holiday (workday moved to Sat. May 5) Government
May     Tue Labour Day (Ziua muncii)
        Sun Pentecost (Rusalii)
        Mon Pentecost Monday (Doua zi de Rusalii)
June    Fri International Children's Day
Aug. 15 Wed Dormition of the Virgin Mary (Adormirea Maicii Domnului)
     16 Thu Public Sector Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Aug. 25) Government
     17 Fri Public Sector Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Sep. 1) Government
     18 Sat Public Sector Holiday Government
     19 Sun Public Sector Holiday Government
Nov. 30 Fri Feast of Saint Andrew (Sfântul Andrei)
Dec.  1 Sat National Day (Ziua unirii)
     25 Tue Christmas Day (Craciunul)
     26 Wed Second Day of Christmas
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

02 Aug 2018 Romanian Public Holidays August 15-19 (Mediafax-Bucharest) The Romanian Government has announced that Thursday and Friday, August 16 and 17, 2018, had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the August 15 public holiday with the subsequent weekend.  23 May 2018 Romania Rules-Out Extended May Public Holidays (Mediafax-Bucharest) The Romanian Ministry of Labor and Communication has denied rumours that May 29, 30 and 31, would be declared as one-off bridge public holidays in Romania, to link the upcoming Pentecost Monday public holiday of Romania with the June 1, Children's Day, public holiday of Romania.  12 Apr 2018 Romanian Public Holiday April 30 (Mediafax-Bucharest) Following today's Cabinet meeting, the Romanian Government announced that it had declared Monday, April 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the May 1st public holiday of Romania with the preceding weekend.  09 Apr 2018 Romania Mulls April 30 Public Holiday (Mediafax-Bucharest) The Romanian Government has announced it was considering the declaration of Monday, April 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the May 1st public holiday of Romania with the preceding weekend.  12 Mar 2018 Romanian Good Friday Public Holiday Update (Senatului României-Bucharest) Ealier today, Romanian President, Klaus Iohannis, promulgated a law to add a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, as well as bank holiday in Romania, on Good Friday (Vinerea Mare).  28 Feb 2018 Romanian Good Friday Public Holiday Update (Senatului României-Bucharest) Following on the heels of last week's vote in Romania's Senate, the Labor Commission of the Romanian Lower House of Parliament (Camera Deputa?ilor), has approved and sent to the full floor for a vote, the bill introduced last year by a coalition of UDMR, PSD, PNL and PMP parliamentarians which would add a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, as well as bank holiday in Romania, on Good Friday (Vinerea Mare).  25 Feb 2018 Romanian Senate Votes Good Friday Public Holiday (Senatului României-Bucharest) Romania's Senate has approved, with 86 votes in favour, one against, and one abstention, the bill introduced last year by a coalition of UDMR, PSD, PNL and PMP parliamentarians which would add a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, as well as bank holiday in Romania, on Good Friday (Vinerea Mare).  10 Feb 2018 Romania Mulls May 10 Public Holiday (Senatului României-Bucharest) A draft bill that would declare May 10th as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, to be called "National Independence Day" was approved tacitly by the Romanian Senate.  31 Dec 2017 Romanian 2018 Public Holidays Announced (Mediafax-Bucharest) The Government of Romania has released its annual official list of 2018 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).  20 Dec 2017 Romania Rules-Out Extended Christmas Public Holidays (Ministerul Muncii ?i Justi?iei Sociale-Bucharest) The Labor Minister of the Romanian Government, Lia Olguta Vasilescu, has issues a statement, on the facebook page of her ministry, ruling-out any extension of the upcoming December 25 and 26 public holidays in Romania ("27, 28 and 29 December will not be free days").  11 Dec 2017 Romania Mulls Good Friday Public Holiday (Senatului României-Bucharest) A bill has been introduced in Romania's lower house of parliament (Camera Deputa?ilor) by a coalition of UDMR, PSD, PNL and PMP parliamentarians which would add a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, as well as bank holiday in Romania, on Good Friday (Vinerea Mare).  08 Jan 2017 Romanian 2018 Bank Holidays Announced (Banca Nationala a României-Bucharest) The Central Bank of Romania (Banca Nationala a României) has released its annual official list of 2018 bank holidays in Romania, based on the current Labour Law of Romania which regulates the list of annual non-working public holidays in Romania.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Romania public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Official public holidays in Romania are governed by Article 134, Title III, Chapter 2, Section 3, of the Romanian Labour Code (Codului Muncii). The lower house of Parliament (Camerei Deputatilor) has the final authority to amend the list of public holidays in Romania.  Unirii Day: is Romania's national day public holiday, commemorating the unification of Transylvania with the rest of Romania at the end of World War I, in 1918.  Religious Holidays: The Romanian Labour Code allows for "two days for each of the two annual religious holidays, declared as such by legal religious denominations, other than Christian, for the persons belonging to those religious denominations".  Several religious holidays including feasts of St. John (January 7), St. George (April 23), Sts. Peter & Paul (June 29), St. Mary (August 15), St. Michael (November 8) and St. Nicholas (December 6) are observed in rural areas .  Romania International Codes RO and ROU (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .ro (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Romania information and news: National Bank of Romania (Romania central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Romania maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Romania), and Wikipedia (includes Romania commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Romania, the holiday may be regional or non-official or limited to certain religious and/or linguistic groups, or begin at a time other than midnight. Note that religious holidays are included only if they are national public holidays, or if the national labour code has specific holiday allowances for employees of specific religions.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2018 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Romania, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Romania, before planning any trip to Romania. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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