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Moldova Public Holidays News and Updates

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

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 6
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  • Moldova 2019 Public Holidays Extended

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The Cabinet of Ministers of Moldova has decided to declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday to link the annual, August 27, Independence Day, public holiday of Molova with the preceding weekend.
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2018

  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Moldova Gazettes Europe Day Public Holiday

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The legislative amendment making May 9, Europe Day, an annual public holiday in Moldova was published earlier this week in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Moldova.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Moldova 2019 Public Holidays Confirmed

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has confirmed its earlier draft of the official list of non-working public holidays, and bridge public sector holidays, in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Moldova 2019 Public Holidays Preview

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection of the government of Moldova has released a draft of its annual official list of non-working public holidays, and bridge public sector holidays, in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Aug
  • 20
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  • Moldovan 9-Day Public Holidays

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Cabinet has decided to declare Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, August 28-29-30, 2018, as a one-off bridge public sector holidays in Moldova to link one weekend and the annual August 27 public holiday and the next weekend and the annual August 31 public holiday of Moldova.
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  • May
  • 16
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  • Moldova Renews June 1st Public Holiday For 2018

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The Moldavian Cabinet has once again approved a decree on the declaration of Friday, June 1st, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Moldova, on account of International Children's Day.
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Moldovan Public Holiday April 30

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Cabinet has decided to declare Monday, April 30, 2018, as a one-off bridge public sector holiday in Moldova to link the weekend to the annual May 1 International Day of Workers public holiday of Moldova.
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  • Jan
  • 24
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  • Moldova 2018 Public Holidays Extension Official

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has approved the draft version of the extension to the list of 2018 annual non-working public holidays in Moldova ("Proiect H.G. Cu privire la transferul unor zile de odihnă în anul 2018"), which will add 4 one-off 2018 non-working public holidays in Moldova to the annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Moldova 2018 Public Holidays Extension Draft

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has posted an online draft version of the extension to the list of 2018 annual non-working public holidays in Moldova ("Proiect H.G. Cu privire la transferul unor zile de odihnă în anul 2018"), which would add 4 one-off 2018 non-working public holidays in Moldova to the annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Moldova Abandons Public Holidays Amendments

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Under pressure from trade unions, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection of the government of Moldova has announced that it was abandoning its earlier proposal to amend Article 111 of the Labor Code of the Republic of Moldova and cancel 2 of Moldova's current annual public holidays.
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  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Moldova Mulls Public Holidays Amendments

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection of the government of Moldova has announced a proposal to amend Article 111 of the Labor Code of the Republic of Moldova, whereby December 31 to January 2 would become new annual non-working public holidays in Moldova, to be compensated by the cancellation of 2 of Moldova's current annual public holidays.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Moldova 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has released its initial annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Aug
  • 15
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  • Moldova Mulls September 1 Public Holiday

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Cabinet has yet to decide whether or not to declare Friday, September 1, 2017, as a one-off bridge public sector holiday in Moldova to link the weekend to the annual August 31 National Language Day public holiday of Moldova.
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  • May
  • 24
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  • Moldova Renews June 1st Public Holiday

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The Moldavian Cabinet has once again approved a decree on the declaration of June 1st, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Moldova, on account of International Children's Day.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Moldovan Public Holidays May 8-9

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Cabinet has decided to declare Monday, May 8, 2017, as a one-off bridge public sector holiday in Moldova to link the weekend to the annual May 9 Victory Day public holiday of Moldova.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Moldova 2017 Public Holidays Extension On Hold

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova bill of last autumn, containing an extension to the list of 2017 annual non-working public holidays in Moldova ("cu privire la zilele de odihna în anul 2017"), has been stalled by opposition to it from Deputy Education Minister, Christine Boag, and has been placed on hold "sine die".
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Moldova 2017 Public Holidays Extended

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has announced an extension to the list of 2017 annual non-working public holidays in Moldova ("cu privire la zilele de odihna în anul 2017"), by adding 3 one-off 2017 non-working public holidays in Moldova to the annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Aug
  • 25
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  • Moldovan Public Holidays August 27-31

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Cabinet of Ministers has approved the Government Resolution 1005 of August 24, 2016, which declared Monday and Tuesday, August 29 and 30, 2016, as one-off bridge public holidays in Moldova, to link the upcoming, August 31, Romanian Language Day, annual public holiday of Moldova, with the preceding weekend (which also includes the, August 27, Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova annual public holiday of Moldova.
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  • Jul
  • 21
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  • Moldova Adds Europe Day Public Holiday

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The Moldavian government executive, at yesterday's Cabinet meeting, has approved the declaration of Europe Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova.
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  • May
  • 30
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  • Moldova Public Holiday June 1st

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Sources within the Moldavian executive have informed us that a draft decree on the declaration of June 1st, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova, as voted late last week by Moldova's Parliament, would be considered at tomorrow's, May 31st, Cabinet meeting, and that it is expected that the Cabinet of the Government of Moldova will approve the declaration of International Children's Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova.
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  • May
  • 27
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  • Moldova Votes June 1st Public Holiday

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Parliament has voted the recent bill, introduced by Liberal MP, Alina Zotea, that would make June 1st, International Children's Day, a new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova, beginning this year.
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  • Mar
  • 1
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  • Moldovan Public Holidays March 7-8

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Protection, Nighina Azizov, has announced that Monday, March 7, 2016, had been declared a one-off bridge public sector holiday in Moldova to link the weekend to the annual March 8 International Women's Day public holiday of Moldova.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Moldova 2016 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The Government of Moldova has gazetted the "Moldovan Government Decision Nr. 867 of December 18, 2015", signed by the Interim Prime Minister of Moldova, Gheorghe Brega, thus officializing, in the "Official Gazette no. 347-360 of December 25, 2015", the expanded and later amended list of one-off 2016 non-working public holiday in Moldova and annual non-working public holidays in Moldova, for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Moldova 2016 Public Holidays Amended

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has amended the previously-released list of 2016 annual non-working public holidays in Moldova ("cu privire la zilele de odihna în anul 2016" and the later "Cu privire la transferul zilei de odihnă în anul 2016"), by changing the compensation day for the one-off 2016 non-working public holiday in Moldova added to the annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Moldova 2016 Public Holidays Extended

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has announced an extension to the list of 2016 annual non-working public holidays in Moldova ("cu privire la zilele de odihna în anul 2016"), by adding a one-off 2016 non-working public holiday in Moldova to the annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Aug
  • 15
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  • Moldova Public Holidays August 27-28

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has confirmed the declaration of Friday, August 28, 2015, as a one-off bridge non-working public holiday in Moldova, on account of the upcoming Independence Day annual non-working public holiday of Moldova.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Moldova Extends 2015 Public Holidays

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has announced the list of the annual additional non-working public holidays in 2015 in Moldova ("cu privire la zilele de odihna în anul 2015"), thus completing its previously-released its initial annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Aug
  • 26
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  • Moldova Double Christmas Public Holidays Approved

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has approved the change to Moldavian public holidays legislation declaring Western Christmas as a new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova, in addition to the current Orthodox Christmas annual non-working public holiday in Moldova.
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  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Moldovan 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has released its initial annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Moldova Adds Christmas Public Holiday

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The bill introduced by the government of Moldova, to declare Western Christmas as an annual non-working public holiday in Moldova, has been passed by a majority of legislators from the current ruling coalition.
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  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Moldovan 2014 Public Holidays Extended

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova (Monitorul Oficial Nr. 291-296, art Nr. 1099) has extended its previously-announced official list of annual non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Moldovan 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has released its initial annual official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Moldovan 2013 Public Holidays Extended

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has extended its previously-announced official list of annual non-working public holidays in Moldova for the calendar year 2013.
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2012

  • Nov
  • 14
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  • Moldovan 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2013.
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  • Apr
  • 11
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  • Moldovan May Day Public Holidays Extended

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Labour, Social Protection and Family Minister, Valentina Buliga, has announced that Monday, April 30, 2012, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Moldova on account of the upcoming International Labor Day public holiday.
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  • Feb
  • 22
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  • Moldovan Public Holidays March 8-9

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - Moldova's Labour, Social Protection and Family Minister, Valentina Buliga, has announced that Friday, March 9, 2012, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Moldova on account of the upcoming International Women's Day public holiday.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Moldovan 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Jurnal (Chisinau) - The government of Moldova has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Moldova for the upcoming calendar year 2012.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Moldovan Public Holiday August 30

    Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) - The government of Moldova announced that it had once declared Monday and Tuesday, August 29-30, 2011, as additional one-off non-working public holidays throughout Moldova.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Moldova Declares March 7 Public Holiday

    Jurnal (Chisinau) - The government of Moldova has declared Monday, March 7, 2011, as a one-off bridge public sector holiday to link the weekend to the annual March 8 International women's Day public holiday.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Moldovan Extended January Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Jurnal (Chisinau) - An adviser to the Moldovan Prime Minister, Igor Volnitchi, has announced that no additional non-working public sector holiday would be given to public sector employees to compensate the fact that one of the upcoming Christmas public holidays falls on a weekend.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Moldova Declares Public Holiday August 30

    Jurnal (Chisinau) - Earlier this afternoon, the government of Moldova announced that it had declared Monday, August 30, 2010, as an additional one-off non-working public holiday throughout Moldova.
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Moldova Creates June 28 National Holiday

    RIA Novosti (Chisinau) - Moldova's interim president, Mihai Ghimpu, has signed a decree declaring that June 28 as "Day of Soviet Occupation".
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  • May
  • 5
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  • Moldova Announces May 15 Public Holiday

    UNIMEDIA (Chisinau) - Moldova's Minister of Labour, Social Welfare and Family, Valentina Buliga, has announced that May 15 would henceforth be a public holiday in Moldova, to be included in the list of holidays and days of rest as Family Day.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Moldovan Public Holidays Law Introduced

    Parlamentul Republicii Moldova (Chisinau) - The Moldovan government has introduced a draft law "On holidays, commemorative days and days of rest in Moldova" (nr. 262, 13 aprilie 2010).
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2009

  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Moldova Declares Western Christmas Public Holiday

    Jurnal (Chisinau) - Moldova's Prime Minister, Vladimir Filat, has announced that his government had decided to declare Friday, December 25, 2009, Western Christmas, for the first time as a non-working public holiday.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Moldova July 29 Public Holiday Update

    Interlic (Chisinau) - The government of Moldova has confirmed that Wednesday, July 29, 2009, the date of the upcoming elections, would be a day of rest (public holiday).
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Moldova Likely To Declare July 29 Public Holiday

    ProTV (Chisinau) - Moldova's President, Vladimir Voronin, has dissolved the Legislature, and announced early legislative elections on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, a date which is expected to be declare a one-off public holiday.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Moldova Announces 11-Day Public Holidays In January

    Info-Prim (Chisinau) - The Government of Moldova has approved the declaration of 4 days, January 2, 5, 6 and 9, 2009, as one-off public holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 18
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  • Moldova Public Holiday In Gagauzia

    Infotag (Chisinau) - Gagauzia, an autonomy in southern Moldova, has declared Tuesday, August 19, 2008, a public holiday to mark the 18th anniversary of the proclamation of the Gagauz Republic.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Moldova Year-End Public Holidays To Last 10 Days

    All Moldova News Agency - Moldova's Vice Minister of Economy and Trade, Sergiu Sainciuc, has announced that the Government of Moldova had declared 4, one-off, public holidays for the upcoming end of the year; December 31, 2007, and January 2, 3, and 4, 2008.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Moldova's Transdniester Votes

    IHT Europe - Residents in the self-proclaimed separatist republic of Trans-Dniester in eastern Moldova cast ballots in a presidential election.
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2005

  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Moldova Declares March 7 Bridge Public Holiday

    Novosti-Moldova (Chisinau) - The Cabinet of Ministers of Moldova has decided that Monday, Macrh 7, 2005, would be a one-off public holiday.
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2003

  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Moldova Codifies Official Public Holidays List

    Parlamentul Republicii Moldova (Chisinau) - The recently approved amended Labour Code of Moldova (Codul Muncii al Republicii Moldova), Nr.154-XV, includes in its article 111, the official list of public holidays in Moldova.
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See also: Moldova bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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