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Romanian 2016 Public Holidays Extended

Source: Mediafax (Bucharest)
Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015


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 (2015-11-29), 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 (2014-02-23, 2013-02-25, and 2012-11-13), 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 (2008-03-18), and the Dormition of the Holy Mary (2008-10-09) 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 (2012-06-27 and 2012-05-22), 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 (2014-12-18, 2014-12-03 and 2014-04-17).


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