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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Serbia public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of November 2018, and covering calendar year 2019 Serbia 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 Serbia public holidays news and updates.

2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Serbian 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has released its annual list of official 2019 non-working public holidays in Serbia and Serbian bank holidays for the calendar year 2019.
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2017

  • Oct
  • 28
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  • Serbian 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has released its annual list of official 2018 non-working public holidays in Serbia and Serbian bank holidays for the calendar year 2018.
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2016

  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Serbian 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has released its annual list of official 2017 non-working public holidays in Serbia and Serbian bank holidays for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Feb
  • 11
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  • Serbian Public Holidays February 15-16

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs in the field of Labour, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, February 15 and 16, 2016, would be observed as non-working public holidays in Serbia on account of Serbia's Statehood Day which coincides with the "Sretenje" (Candlemas using the Julian calendar).
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2015

  • Nov
  • 28
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  • Serbian 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Serbia for the calendar year 2016.
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  • Jan
  • 12
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  • Serbian 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Serbia for the calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Serbian 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has released the list of annual non-working public holidays in Serbia for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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  • Mar
  • 27
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  • Serbian May 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has confirmed that May 1st to May 6th, 2013, would be official non-working public holidays in Serbia.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Serbia Confirms Julian New Year Public Holiday

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has confirmed that the upcoming Julian calendar (Orthodox) New Year on Monday, January 14, 2013, would be an official non-working public holiday in Serbia.
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2012

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Serbian Julian New Year Public Holiday

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has announced that, at the request of the Serbian Orthodox Church, it had declared that the upcoming Julian calendar (Orthodox) New Year on Monday, January 14, 2013, would be an official non-working public holiday in Serbia.
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Serbian Public Holidays November 11-12

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - An official at the Serbian Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Ivana Mrkic-Lekic, has confirmed that the upcoming World War One Armistice Day on November 11 would be an official non-working public holiday in Serbia.
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  • Feb
  • 10
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  • Serbian Public Holidays February 15-19

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian government has declared a one-off non-working public holiday for Friday, February 17, 2012, to extend the upcoming National Day non-working public holidays into the following weekend.
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Serbian Weeklong Public Holidays Under Consideration

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - Serbia's government advisor for energy issues, Petar Skundric, has announced that he would recommend to the government of Serbia that it declare the period of February 15-20, 2012, as non-working public holidays in Serbia in an effort to conserve energy in the midst of the current cold spell blanketing Europe.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Serbian 2012 Public Holidays Clarified

    Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade) - The Serbian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has announced the list of official non-working public holidays in January 2012 in Serbia, following the recent changes in Serbian public holidays legislation.
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  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Serbian Public Holidays Legislation Amended

    National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia (Belgrade) - The Serbian Parliament has approved amending the "Law on State Holidays" by extending the list of annual non-working public holidays in Serbia, beginning in 2012.
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  • Jul
  • 15
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  • Serbia Considering October 21 Public Holiday

    Telegraphic Agency of New Yugoslavia (TANJUG) - Serbia's ruling coalition is contemplating declaring October 21st as a new annual non-working public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 19
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  • Serbia Announces April-May Public Holidays

    Telegraphic Agency of New Yugoslavia (TANJUG) - Serbia's Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has announced the dates of the upcoming Easter and Labour Day public holidays.
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2009

  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Serbia Declares 3-Day Mourning

    B92 (Belgrade) - The government of Serbia has proclaimed three days of mourning, from November 16-18, 2009, following yesterday afternoon's death of Serbian Orthodox Church head, Patriarch Pavle.
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Serbia Extends School Holidays Till November 11

    Deutsche Presse-Agentur (Belgrade) - Serbia's Education Minister, Zarko Obradovic, has announced that it had decided to extend the autumn school holidays, for another 3 days, until Wednesday, November 11, 2009.
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2008

  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Serbia Partial Public Holiday Today

    Reuters - The Government of Serbia is organizing a demonstration against Kosovo's independence, later this afternoon. To that end, it has decreed that all schools and educational institutions would be closed for the day, and urged businesses to give the day off to their workers.
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2007

  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Serbia Public Holidays News Update

    Ministry of Work, Health and Social Afairs - On March 29, 2007, as a corollary to the June 2006 separation of Montenegro, the Serbian Government announced that Constitution Day (April 27) will no longer be a public holiday in Serbia, as that date referred to the constitution of the former entity.
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  • Jan
  • 29
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  • UN Plan Paves Way for Kosovo Independence

    Hufvudstadsbladet - If the United Nations Security Council approves the plan, Kosovo is expected to quickly declare its independence and could expect swift recognition from its American and European supporters, even if Serbia rejected such a move.
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Serbia Public Holidays News Update

    Belgrade Stock Exhange (BELEX) - The Belgrade Stock Exhange (BELEX) will be closed until January 8, 2007.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Serbia Public Holidays News Update

    IFES Election Guide - Next parliamentary elections - January 21, 2007.
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2002

  • May
  • 2
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  • Serbia Number Of Public Holidays Under Fire

    Tanjug News Agency (Novinska agencija Tanjug) - Serbian Finance Minister, Bozidar Djelic, has asked for a full review of the number of non-working public holidays being observed in Serbia.
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See also: Serbia bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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