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Lithuania Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Lithuania public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of June 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Lithuania 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 Lithuania public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Lithuania Mulls New November Public Holiday

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - Members of the Lithuanian Seimas (parliament) have introduced a bill to declare a new annual non-working public holiday in Lithuania on November 2, for All Souls' Day.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Lithuanian 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Lithuanian 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Jan
  • 7
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  • Lithuanian 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Lithuanian 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Lithuanian 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the calendar year 2015.
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2014

  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Lithuanian 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Lithuanian 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the dates of official public holidays in Lithuania for the calendar year 2013.
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2012

  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Lithuanian 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the dates of official public holidays in Lithuania for the calendar year 2012.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Lithuanian 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Lietuvos Respublikos Vyriausybe (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the dates of official public holidays in Lithuania for the upcoming calendar year 2011.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Lithuania Adds Christmas Eve As Public Holiday

    Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced that it had finally reached an agreement with the Seimas (Lithuania's parliament) on the terms under which December 24, Christmas Eve, would become a new annual public holiday in Lithuania.
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Lithuania Christmas Eve Public Holiday Update

    Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas (Vilnius) - Lithuanian Prime Minister, Andrius Kubilius, has indicated that he would block the adoption of Christmas Eve as a new public holiday, unless people were ready to cancel another of the current Lithuanian public holidays.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Lithuania Considering Christmas Eve Public Holiday

    Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas (Vilnius) - Lithuania's Social Democratic Party has introduced legislation in the Seimas (Parliament) that would declare December 24, Christmas Eve, an annual non-working public holiday.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Lithuanian 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Bank of Lithuania (Vilnius) - The Government of Lithuania has announced the dates of official public holidays in 2010 in Lithuania.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Lithuania Days In Lieu Public Holidays Officially Canceled

    Bank Of Lithuania (Private Communication) - The announced cancellation of days in lieu (giving a Monday public holiday when a fixed date public holiday falls on a weekend) has now been officially confirmed, beginning in 2009.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Lithuania Considering Abolishing Day In Lieu Public Holidays

    The Baltic Course (Vilnius) - The government of Lithuania has announced that as part of its plans to fend off the current economic crisis, it was planning to abolish the system of declaring an additional, day in lieu, public holiday on the Monday following any public holiday occurring on a weekend.
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2007

  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Lithuania Corrects Its Published List Of Official Public Holidays

    Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania - There was a discrepancy between the list of Lithuanian public holidays on the official website of the Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, and the Lithuania public holidays published on the Q++ Studio web site.
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2005

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Lithuania Formalizes Rules For Public Holidays That Occur On A Weekend

    International Journal of Baltic Law - According to articles 161 and 162 of the Lithuanian Labour code, as amended on December 20, 2005, beginning with 2006, all holidays in Lithuania falling on a Saturday or Sunday are moved to the next Monday.
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Lithuania Declares October 31 One-Off Bridge Public Holiday

    Baltic Business News - The government of Lithuania has decided to create a 3-day All Saints' public holiday by moving the non-working day of Saturday, October 29, 2005, to Monday, October 31, 2008, so that Lithuanians will be off from Sunday, October 30, to Monday, November 1, 2008, inclusively.
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2001

  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Lithuania Reestablishes May 1st Public Holiday

    Lithuanian News Agency (ELTA) - The Parliament of Lithuania, by a vote of 63 to 24 with 10 abstentions, approved a proposal by the Social Democrats to make May 1st (International Labor Day) a public holiday, once again.
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See also: Lithuania bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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