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Macedonian 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Macedonia (Skopje)
Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Updated: Monday, October 22, 2018


Macedonia's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Macedonia and Macedonian bank holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2017.

As usual (2015-10-27, 2015-01-05, 2014-01-11, 2013-01-01, 2012-12-03, 2011-11-03, 2010-10-22 and 2009-10-26), the aforementioned announcement, of the list of official non-working public holidays in Macedonia and Macedonian bank holidays for the calendar year 2017, follows the 2007 Bill on Amending the Law on State Holidays (2007-02-08), always with the possible addition of last-minute public holidays, most commonly the frequent tree planting public holidays (2013-11-28, 2013-11-23, 2012-11-15, 2011-03-28, 2010-11-17, 2010-03-28, 2009-11-12, 2008-11-18, and 2008-03-12).

As was the case 2 years ago (2015-01-05), a second day of public holiday in Macedonia has been added for the Ramazan Bajram (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday of Macedonia in 2017, as was the case in 2015.

In addition to the 11 general public holidays listed in the aforementioned announcement, there are sectorial holidays that may be taken by: citizens of Orthodox religion, Catholic religion, Muslim religion, the Albanian community, the Serb community, the Roma community, the Vlach community, the Jewish community, the Bosniak community, and the Turkish community.



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