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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Romania public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of August 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Romania 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 Romania public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 1
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  • Romania August 16 Public Holiday Declared

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government, upon the proposal of the Ministry of Labor and Social Justice, and as expected, has agreed to declare Friday, August 16, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday, throughout Romania, to link the August 15, feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, public holiday of Romania, with the following weekend.
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  • Jul
  • 30
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  • Romania Mulls August 16 Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that it was considering the declaration of Friday, August 16, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday, throughout Romania, to link the August 15, feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, public holiday of Romania, with the following weekend.
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  • Jul
  • 25
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  • Romanian Public Holidays Amendments Signed Into Law

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - Romania's President, Klaus Iohannis, has signed into law, the public holidays amendments ("Law no. 156/2019 for the completion of art. 139 of Law no. 53/2003 regarding the Labor Code") which will force the Romanian government to announce by January 15th, at the latest, any and all one-off public holidays it intends to declare for the year.
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Romanian Lower House Votes Public Holidays Amendments

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - Chamber of Deputies has, in turn, approved a bill which would oblige the Romanian Government to announce, no later than January 15, all the one-off public holidays it intended to declare for the year.
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  • May
  • 3
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  • Romania Add October National Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The declaration of a new national holiday, the National Day Of Gastronomy And Romanian Wine was published as Law no. 79/2019 in yesterday's Official Gazette and will take effect on May 5, 2019.
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  • Mar
  • 29
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  • Romanian Public Holiday April 26-May 1st

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Following today's Cabinet meeting, the Romanian Government announced that it had declared Tuesday, April 30, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the May 1st public holiday of Romania with the preceding 4-day Easter weekend.
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  • Mar
  • 16
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  • Romanian Senate Votes Public Holidays Amendments

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - Romania's Senate has approved a bill which would oblige the Romanian Government to announce, no later than January 15, all the one-off public holidays it intended to declare for the year.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Romanian 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released its annual official list of 2019 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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2018

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Romanian Public Holidays December 24 and 31

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that both Mondays, December 24 and 31, 2018, had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the Christmas and New Year public holidays of Romania with the preceding weekend.
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  • Aug
  • 2
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  • 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.
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  • May
  • 23
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  • 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.
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  • Apr
  • 12
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  • 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.
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  • Apr
  • 9
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  • 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.
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  • Mar
  • 12
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  • 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).
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  • Feb
  • 28
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  • 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 Deputaților), 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).
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  • Feb
  • 25
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  • 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).
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  • Feb
  • 10
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  • 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.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • 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).
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  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Romania Rules-Out Extended Christmas Public Holidays

    Ministerul Muncii și Justiției Sociale (Bucharest) - The Labor Minister of the Romanian Government, Lia Olguţa 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").
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  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Romania Mulls Good Friday Public Holiday

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - A bill has been introduced in Romania's lower house of parliament (Camera Deputaților) 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).
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Romanian Senate Rejects March 15 Public Holiday

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - The Romanian Senate has rejected a bill to make March 15, a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania to have been named "The Day of the Hungarian Community".
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  • Jul
  • 21
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  • Romanian Public Holiday August 14

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that Monday, August 14, 2017, had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the August 15 public holiday with the preceding weekend.
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  • May
  • 16
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  • Romanian Public Holiday June 2

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that it would declare Friday, June 2, 2017, as a one-off bridge public holiday in Romania, to link the annual Romanian public holiday of International Children's Day on June 1st, with the subsequent weekend.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Romanian Public Holiday January 23

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romanian Prime Minister, Sorin Grindeanu, has announced that the Romanian government Cabinet had decided to declare Monday, January 23, 2017, as a one-off bridge public holiday in Romania, to link the new annual Romanian public holiday of January 24, commemorating the Day of Unification of the Romanian Principalities, with the preceding weekend.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • 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.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Romanian 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released its annual official list of 2017 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Romanian Public Holiday December 2

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has published the "Government Decision no. 871/2016 on the establishment day of December 2, 2016 as a day off" (Official Gazette, Part I, no. 950) which declares Friday, December 2, 2016, as a one-off bridge public holiday in Romania, to link the annual Romanian public holidays of Saint Andrew's on November 30 and the National Day on December 1st, with the subsequent weekend.
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  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Romanian June 1 Public Holiday Promulgated

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - Romanian President, Klaus Johannis, has signed into law, the law declaring June 1st, Children's Day, as another new annual non-working public holiday in Romania for both the private and public sectors, which had earlier been approved by the Romanian Senate and the Romanian Chamber of Deputies.
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  • Oct
  • 18
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  • Romanian June 1 Public Holiday Passes Lower House

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - Romania's Chamber of Deputies has passed by 237 votes for (unanimity, if our count is correct), a bill passed by the Senate already, and which would amend the Romanian Labour Code and make June 1st, Children's Day, as another new annual non-working public holiday in Romania for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Romanian January 24 Public Holiday Promulgated

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romanian President, Klaus Johannis, has signed into law the recently-voted bill declaring January 24 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, for both the public and private sectors, to commemorate the reunification of Wallachia and Moldavia.
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  • Sep
  • 15
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  • Romanian June 1 Public Holiday Passes Senate

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - Romania's upper house of parliament, the Senatului României (Senate) has approved amendments to Article 139 of the Romanian Labour Code, with the aim of declaring June 1, Children's Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Romania Extends January 24 Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romania's Chamber of Deputies has passed a bill by 209 votes for, four against, and two abstentions, which makes January 24, the day when Romania celebrates the Union of the Romanian Principalities, a non-working public holiday in Romania for both the private and public sectors, by amending the Romanian Labour Code.
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  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Romanian June 1 Public Holiday Update

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has approved a legislative proposal to amend Article 139 of Law No. 53/2003, the Romanian Labour Code, with the aim of declaring June 1, Children's Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Romania Mulls June 1 Public Holiday

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - A bill has been introduced in Romania's upper house of parliament (Senatului României) which would add a new, June 1st, annual non-working public holiday in Romania, as well as bank holiday in Romania, to mark International Children's Day.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Romanian February 19 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has reminded the population that the new annual holiday in Romania, starting on February 19, 2016, to mark the birth anniversary of the Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi, was not a non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Romanian 2017 Bank Holidays Announced

    Banca Nationala a României (Bucharest) - The Central Bank of Romania (Banca Nationala a României) has released its annual official list of 2017 bank holidays in Romania, based on the current Labour Law of Romania which regulates the list of annual non-working public holidays in Romania.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Romanian 2016 Public Holidays Extended

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has announced that Romanian President, Klaus Johannis, had promulgated a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, starting on February 19, 2016, to mark the birth anniversary of the Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Romanian 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released its annual official list of 2016 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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  • Apr
  • 23
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  • Romanian May 10 Public Holiday Approved

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Chamber of Deputies has voted by 294 to 1, with 6 abstentions, to override the previous no vote of the Senate of the addition of a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania on May 10.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Romanian 2016 Bank Holidays Announced

    Banca Nationala a României (Bucharest) - The Central Bank of Romania (Banca Nationala a României) has released its annual official list of 2016 bank holidays in Romania, based on the current Labour Law of Romania.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Romania Gazettes January 24 Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romania's outgoing president, Traian Basescu, has signed a decree promulgating the recently-voted law ("LEGEA nr. 171/2014 pentru modificarea art. 139 alin. (1) din Legea nr. 53/2003 – Codul Muncii"), published in the Monitorul Oficial nr. 922 din 18 decembrie 2014, declaring January 24 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania to mark the anniversary of the Romanian Principalities' Union.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Romania Extends 2014 Public Holidays

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that it had declared Wednesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 31, 2014, as additional, one-off non-working public sector holidays in Romania.
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  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Romanian January 24 Public Holiday Official

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Chamber Of Deputies has voted its final approval to the Senate Bill that would declare January 24 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania to mark the Union of Romanian Principalities.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Romanian 2015 Religious Holidays Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Patriarchate has released its annual official list of religious holidays and observances in Romania for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Romanian January 24 Public Holiday Final Vote

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Following the recent favorable opinion of the Committee On Employment And Social Protection of the Romanian Chamber Of Deputies, the bill to declare January 24 as a new annual non-working public holiday, passed by the Romanian Senate, has been included on the agenda of the Chamber of Deputies for an upcoming final vote.
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Romania Mulls Official Bridge Public Holidays

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - The Romanian Senate is considering a new bill that would automatically declare a bridge public sector holiday in Romania, whenever an annual official non-working public holiday in Romania, falls within 1 day of a nearby weekend (ie. on a Tuesday or Thursday).
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  • Apr
  • 24
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  • Romanian Senate Approves January 24 Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Senate has approved the recently-announced new annual non-working Romanian public holiday on January 24, to commemorate the reunification of Wallachia and Moldavia.
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  • Apr
  • 17
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  • Romanian January 24 Public Holiday Approved

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that it had finally approved the long-expected new annual non-working Romanian public holiday on January 24, to commemorate the reunification of Wallachia and Moldavia with Romania.
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Romania May 2 Public Holiday Update

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that civil servants would work on Saturday, April 26, 2014, to compensate the recently-approved declaration of another one-off non-working bridge public sector holiday on Friday, May 2, 2014, to tie the annual May 1st public holiday in Romania with the following weekend.
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  • Apr
  • 3
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  • Romania May 2 Public Holiday Official

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has approved, as expected, the declaration of another one-off non-working bridge public sector holiday on Friday, May 2, 2014, to tie the annual May 1st public holiday in Romania with the following weekend.
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  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Romania May 2 Public Holiday Update

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta, has announced that he would most likely "succumb" to the mounting recent pressure to declare another one-off non-working bridge public holiday on Friday, May 2, 2014, to tie the annual May 1st public holiday in Romania with the following weekend.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • Romania Mulls May 2 Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romanian associations for the promotion of tourism (Asociatia de Promovare Litoral-Delta Dunarii si Federatia Asociatiilor de Promovare Turistice din Romania) has asked the Romanian government to amend the previously-announced list of official non-working public holidays in Romania for the calendar year 2014, with the declaration of another one-off non-working bridge public holiday on Friday, May 2, 2014.
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  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Romanian 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released its annual official list of 2015 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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2013

  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Romania Extends 2013-2014 Year-End Public Holidays

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta, has announced an extended resolution declaring Friday, December 27, 2013, Tuesday, December 31, 2013, and Friday, January 3, 2014, as additional one-off non-working public sector holidays in Romania for the upcoming year-end 2013-2014.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Romanian 2013-2014 Year-End Public Holidays

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta, has announced a resolution declaring Friday, December 27, 2013, and Friday, January 3, 2014, as additional one-off non-working public sector holidays in Romania.
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  • Oct
  • 8
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  • Romanian To Consider Ascension Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Patriarchate has announced that it would soon sent a draft bill to Parliament to declare Ascension Day as an additional annual non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Romanian Public Holiday August 16

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Freshly returned from holidays, Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta, announced that Friday, August 16, 2013, had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the recently-added August 15 public holiday with the subsequent weekend.
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  • Jun
  • 19
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  • Romanian May 10 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Commission tasked with revising the Romanian Constitution has submitted a draft for approval to the Romanian Parliament which rules-out the addition of a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania on May 10.
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  • May
  • 25
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  • Romanian Good Friday Public Holiday Bill

    Camera Deputatilor (Bucharest) - A bill has been introduced in the Romanian legislature to declare the third day of Easter (Orthodox Good Friday) as an additional non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Romanian Public Holidays May 2 and 3

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has adopted a resolution declaring Thursday and Friday, May 2 and 3, 2013, as additional one-off non-working public holidays in Romania.
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  • Feb
  • 25
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  • Romanian 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released the official list of 2014 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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2012

  • Nov
  • 28
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  • Romania Adds Year-End Public Holidays

    Camera Deputatilor (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government adopted yesterday a resolution declaring Monday, December 24, and Monday December 31, 2012, as additional one-off non-working public holidays in Romania.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Romanian 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Banca Nationala a Romaniei (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released the official list of 2013 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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  • Jun
  • 27
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  • Romanian New Public Holiday November 30

    Camera Deputatilor (Bucharest) - The Romanian Chamber of Deputies (Camerei Deputatilor), has approved a bill which declares Saint Andrew, as a new annual, November 30, non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • May
  • 22
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  • Romanian Senate Approves New Public Holiday

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - The Romanian Senate has approved a draft bill which would declare the Feast of Saint Andrew, as a new annual, November 30, non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Romanian April 30 Public Holiday Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romania's Prime Minister, Mihai Razvan Ungureanu, has announced that Monday, April 30, 2012, would be declared a one-off bridge public holiday, to link the weekend of April 28-29 with the annual May 1st Labour Day non-working public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Romania April 30 Public Holiday Considered

    Ziare (Bucharest) - The Romanian Government has announced that it will decide next week whether to declare Monday, April 30, 2012, as a one-off bridge public holiday, as it did a few years ago.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Romanian Bank Holiday January 3

    Banca Nationala a Romaniei (Bucharest) - The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has announced that Tuesday, January 3, 2012, would be a non-working bank holidays and financial sector holiday (zi bancara nelucratoare).
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  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Romanian November 30 Public Holiday Bill

    Camera Deputatilor (Bucharest) - A bill has been introduced, as expected, in the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, which would declare Saint Andrew, as a new annual, November 30, non-working public holiday in Romania.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Romania New Public Holidays Ruled-Out

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - The Romanian Senate has rejected legislation that would have created 2 new non-working public holidays in Romania; on March 21 and May 6.
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  • Aug
  • 21
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  • Romanian 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Banca Nationala a Romaniei (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released the official list of 2012 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Romania Christens New August 15 Public Holiday

    Camera Deputatilor (Bucharest) - Romania's media has begun reporting that the upcoming August 15, feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, will be a non-working public holiday in Romania for the first time.
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  • Jun
  • 7
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  • Romanian Calls For November 30 Public Holiday

    Bucarest Hebdo (Bucharest) - The Romanian Orthodox Church Patriarch has petitioned the Romanian Chamber of Deputies for it to declare November 30, the feast of St. Apostle Andrew, as a new annual legal public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 22
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  • Romania To Vote On January 24 Public Holiday

    Camera Deputatilor (Bucharest) - The Romanian Chamber of Deputies is set to finally vote, tomorrow, on the proposed new January 24 public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 12
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  • Romania Declares February 20 Roma Holiday

    Infolegal.ro (Bucharest) - Romania's president, Traian Basescu, has finally signed a law making February 20 an annual official holiday to mark the end of Roma slavery.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Romanian January 24 Public Holiday Unlikely In 2011

    Infolegal.ro (Bucharest) - The Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies Commission in charge of reviewing proposed public holidays, Claudia Boghicevici, has announced that the bill making January 24 an annual public holiday would not be approved in time for 2011.
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2010

  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Romania January 24 Public Holiday Update

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - Earlier today, the Romanian Senate approved a draft law which would declare January 24, the anniversary of the reunification of Wallachia and Moldavia, as a new annual legal public holiday in Romania.
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  • Sep
  • 22
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  • Romania Rejects Roma Public Holiday

    Senatului României (Bucharest) - The Romanian Senate has rejected legislation that would have created a new, February 20, national public holiday commemorating the emancipation of the country's Roma.
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Romanian 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Banca Nationala a Romaniei (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released the official list of 2011 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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  • Jan
  • 25
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  • Romania January 24 Public Holiday Update

    Financiarul (Iasi) - At yesterday's celebrations of the 151st anniversary of the reunification of Wallachia and Moldavia, the President of Romania, Traian Basescu, went on record as supporting the addition of January 24 to the list of official public holidays in Romania.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Romania Rules-Out Year-End Public Sector Holidays in 2010

    Romaniapress (Bucharest) - Romania's Minister of the Economy, Adriean Videanu, has announced that, in 2010, public sector employees would no longer be forced into unpaid, year-end, public sector holidays.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Romania Announces Year-End Financial Markets Holidays

    Bucharest Stock Exchange (BSE) - The Bucharest Stock Exchange has announced that it would be closed from December 25, 2009, until January 3, 2010, inclusively.
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Romania Announces November 30 School Closings

    Ziarul de Iasi (Botosani) - Romania's Ministry of Education has announced that all educational institutions would be closed on Monday, November 30, 2009, the day before Romania's National Day public holiday.
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Romania To Announce 8-Day Public Sector Holidays Before Year-End

    Informatia Zilei (Bucharest) - Romania's Secretary of State, Fatuloiu Valentin, has announced that it will force public sector employees to take eight days of unpaid public sector holidays, at the end of the year in a bid to cut the budget deficit.
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  • Aug
  • 31
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  • Romania Rules-Out Electoral Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - Romania's Interior Minister, Deputy Dan Nica, has announced the dates of the upcoming Presidential elections (November 22 and December 6) and has implicitly ruled-out the declaration of a one-off public holiday on that occasion.
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  • Aug
  • 28
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  • Romanian 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Banca Nationala a Romaniei (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released the official list of 2010 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Romania Could Declare 4-Day Public Holidays

    Citinews (Cluj) - The Romanian media are reporting that an electoral bridge public holiday is likely on Monday, November 30, 2009.
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  • Jan
  • 20
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  • Romania Considering January 24 Public Holiday

    Ziare (Bucharest) - Romania's Social Democratic Party (PSD, or Pesedistii) has prepared a draft law that would create a new annual official public holiday, ziua Micii Uniri, on January 24, the date when Wallachia and Moldavia were reunified in 1859.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Romania 2009 Public Holidays Announced

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has released the official list of 2009 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale).
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Romania Adds August 15 Public Holiday

    Mediafax - Romania's lower house of Parliament passed a law making August 15 (the feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, also know as the Assumption) a public holiday, starting in 2009.
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  • Aug
  • 19
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  • Romania To Consider Adding Dormition Public Holiday

    The Press Bureau Of The Romanian Patriarchate - His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, announced that he had filed a request with the Romanian Parliament to make August 15 one of the Romanian legal public holidays.
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  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Romania's Parliament To Consider Adding 2 New Public Holidays

    Mediafax - A draft law published in Part I, no. 217/ 21.III.2008 of Romania's Official government Gazette, would create 2 additional annual public holidays.
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  • Apr
  • 21
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  • Romania Declares May 2nd Bridge Public Holiday

    Mediafax - The Romanian Government has now announced that Friday, May 2, 2008, would be a one-off, full national public holiday, to bridge the gap between the public holiday of Labor Day and the weekend.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Romania Considering Adding a 3rd New Annual Public Holiday

    De Jure (Chisinau) - The President of Romania, Traian Basescu, sent the request for a review of the recent law amending the Labor Code, asking for the introduction of an additional annual public holiday on August 15, the date of the Assumption.
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  • Mar
  • 19
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  • Romania April 2-4 Government And School Holiday For NATO Summit

    Balkan Insight - The government announced a special 3-day municipal holiday to coincide with the upcoming NATO Summit. From Wednesday, April 2-4, 2008, Bucharest school pupils, students and most civil servants in the Romanian capital will be on holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • Romania Adds 2 Days Of Pentecost As Public Holidays

    Adevarul - Romania's lower house of parliament (Camerei Deputatilor) has adopted a law that adds the 2 days of Pentecost, Whitsunday and Whitmonday, to the official list of public holidays in Romania.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Romania Declares December 31 Bank Holiday

    Mediafax - A one-off bridge bank holiday has been declared for Monday, December 31, 2007. Banks and financial institutions in Romania will be closed on that day.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Romania Public Sector Holiday On December 24

    Mediafax - Romania's Prime Minister announced yesterday that Monday, December 24, 2007, would be a one-off, bridge public holidays for the public sector.
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  • Aug
  • 1
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  • Romania August 3 Day Of National Mourning

    International Herald Tribune - The government has declared a day of national mourning on Friday, August 3, 2007, the day of the funeral of the head of the Romanian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Teoctist.
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  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Romania Declares April 30 Public Holiday

    Mediafax (Bucharest) - The government of Romania declared that Monday, April 30, 2007, had been declared as a one-off bridge public holiday in Romania.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Romania Financial Sector Year-End Holidays

    Bucharest Stock Exchange - The Bucharest Stock Exchange will be closed from December 20, 2006 until January 2, 2007, inclusively.
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2004

  • Feb
  • 24
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  • Romania Considering Adding Pentecost Public Holidays

    Dezbateri parlamentare (Monitorul Oficial) - Romania's Senate has approved modifications to Article 134-1 of the Labour Code 53/2003, which would make Pentecost Sunday and Pentecost Monday (sarbatoare a Rusaliilor) additional official public holidays in Romania.
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2001

  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Romania Declares 2 Year-End Public Holidays

    Adevarul (Bucharest) - The Government of Romania has announced that Monday, December 24, and Monday, December 31, 2001, had been declared one-off bridge public holidays.
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See also: Romania bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Romania)