Public holidays in Bulgaria

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Holidays in Bulgaria:

Date English Name Local Name Remarks
January 1 New Year's Day Нова Година  
January 2 Day after New Year's Day was a holiday only in 2007
March 3 Liberation Day Ден на Освобождението на България от Османската Империя Liberation from Ottoman rule.
Moveable Good Friday Разпети петък Orthodox Good Friday.
Moveable Easter Великден Orthodox Easter.
Moveable Easter Monday Великден Orthodox Easter Monday.
May 1 Labour Day Ден на труда  
May 6 St. George's Day Гергьовден Day of the Bulgarian Army.
May 24 Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Literature Day Ден на азбуката, културата и просветата Celebrating Bulgarian culture and the Cyrillic alphabet.
September 6 Unification Day Ден на съединението Remembering the unification of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia.
September 22 Independence Day Ден на независимостта Independence from the Ottoman Empire.
November 1 Revival Leaders' Day Ден на народните будители Not a public holiday (only schools).
December 24 Christmas Eve Бъдни вечер  
December 25 Christmas Day Коледа  
December 26 Second Day of Christmas Коледа Bulgarians do not celebrate Boxing Day or St Stephen's Day per se.

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