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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Croatia public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of October 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Croatia public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Croatia public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Oct
  • 10
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  • Croatia Public Holidays Amendments Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Croatian government has announced the details of its plans to amend the Croatan law on public holidays to declare a new Vukovar Remembrance Day national non-working public holiday in Croatia, and shift the dates of the Independence Day and Statehood Day holidays of Croatia.
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Croatia Mulls Public Holidays Amendments

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Croatian government has announced that it plans to amend the Croatan law on public holidays to declare Vukovar Remembrance Day as a new national non-working public holiday in Croatia, to commemorate "all victims of the Homeland War".
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Croatia 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Government of Croatia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Croatia for the calendar year 2019, once again unchanged in the number of holidays as compared to previous years.
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2018

  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Croatia 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Government of Croatia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Croatia for the calendar year 2018, once again unchanged in the number of holidays as compared to previous years.
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2017

  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Croatia 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Government of Croatia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Croatia for the calendar year 2017, once again unchanged in the number of holidays as compared to previous years.
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2016

  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Croatia 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Government of Croatia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Croatia for the calendar year 2016, once again unchanged in the number of holidays as compared to previous years.
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2015

  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Croatia 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Government of Croatia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Croatia for the upcoming calendar year 2015, once again unchanged in the number of holidays as compared to previous years.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Croatia 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Government of Croatia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Croatia for the upcoming calendar year 2014, unchanged in the number of holidays as compared to previous years.
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2012

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Croatia 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - The Government of Croatia has released the list of official non-working public holidays in Croatia for the upcoming calendar year 2013, unchanged in the number of holidays as compared to previous years.
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  • Mar
  • 6
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  • Croatians Support Public Holidays Cut

    CRO Demoskop (Zagreb) - A recent poll by the Croatian polling institute CRO Demoskop shows that almost half of the people questioned supported the recent government's proposal to reduce the number of non-working public holidays in Croatia.
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  • Feb
  • 9
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  • Croatian Public Holidays Cancellations Under Consideration

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - Following today's cabinet meeting, the Government of Croatia has announced that it was considering the elimination of 3 annual non-working public holidays.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Croatian Electoral Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - Croatian President, Ivo Josipovic, has finally decided to announce the date of the upcoming elections on a regular non-working day, more specifically, Sunday, December 4, 2011.
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  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Croatian Public Holiday Possible December 5 or 6

    Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb) - Croatian President, Ivo Josipovic, is pushing for the upcoming elections to be held on Monday or Tuesday, December 5 or 6, 2011, which would mean the declaration of a one-off non-working public holiday in Croatia on the chosen date.
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2010

  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Croatia Sued To Drop August 5 Public Holiday

    Balkan Insight (The Hague) - Serbia has issued a counter-suit against Croatia in front of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), demanding, among other things, that Croatia remove the August 5, "Day of Victory and Homeland Gratitude and the Day of Croatian Defenders", from its list of public holidays.
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2007

  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Croatia Declares September 3 Day Of National Mourning

    AFP - The government of Croatia proclaimed Monday, September 3, 2007, a day of national mourning, following the death, last night, of a seventh of the firemen that had recently battled the wildfire on the Adriatic island of Kornat.
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Serbs Criticize Croatia Over August 5 National Public Holiday

    RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - This year, once again, Serb groups throughout the Balkan States have launched campaigns criticizing Croatia's observance of the August 5 public holiday.
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2002

  • Jan
  • 29
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  • Croatia Restores Epiphany Public Holiday

    Croatian Radio (Zagreb) - The Croatian National Assembly has passed a law making Epiphany a public holiday again, beginning in 2003.
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2000

  • Feb
  • 2
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  • Croatia One-Off Public Holiday On February 7

    Croatian Radio (Zagreb) - Following the election of a new government and of Zlatko Tomcic as new Assembly speaker and acting president, Monday, February 7, 2000, has been declared a one-off public holiday throughout Croatia.
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See also: Croatia bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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