Source: 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.
Recall that, last week (29-Nov-2015), the Government of Romania had released its annual official list of 2016 non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale), as per custom (23-Feb-2014, 25-Feb-2013, and 13-Nov-2012), with the 2016 official non-working public holidays in Romania listed in the aforementioned announcement stemming from the Romanian Labour Code, without the aforementioned declaration of a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania on February 19, beginning in 2016.
The aforementioned new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, starting on February 19, 2016, is in addition to the addition, 6 years ago, of 3 new annual public holidays; Pentecost Sunday and Monday (18-Mar-2008), and the Dormition of the Holy Mary (09-Oct-2008) as well as the new November 30 Saint Andrew non-working public holiday which was added and later gazetted as "Legii nr. 147 din 23.07.2012" 2 years ago (27-Jun-2012 and 22-May-2012), and of the, January 24, new annual non-working public holiday in Romania to mark the anniversary of the Romanian Principalities' Union, added last year (18-Dec-2014, 03-Dec-2014 and 17-Apr-2014).
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