Public holidays in Croatia

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Public holidays in Croatia are regulated by the Holidays, Memorial Days and Non-Working Days Act (Croatian: Zakon o blagdanima, spomendanima i neradnim danima[1]).

Public Holidays (non-working)
Date English name Croatian name
January 1 New Year's Day Nova godina
January 6 Epiphany Sveta tri kralja
moveable Easter Sunday Uskrs
moveable Easter Monday Uskrsni ponedjeljak
May 1 Labour Day Praznik rada
May 30 National Day Dan državnosti
moveable Corpus Christi Tijelovo
June 22 Anti-Fascist Struggle Day Dan antifašističke borbe
August 5 Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day Dan pobjede i domovinske zahvalnosti
August 15 Assumption of Mary Velika Gospa
November 1 All Saints' Day Dan svih svetih
November 18 Remembrance Day Dan sjećanja na žrtve Domovinskog rata
December 25 Christmas Day Božić
December 26 Saint Stephen's Day Sveti Stjepan

* In 2020 there was a change in holidays: June 25 (was Statehood Day until 2019, became Independence Day in 2020) and October 8 (was Independence Day until 2019, became Day of the Croatian Parliament in 2020) changed names and were demoted from public holidays to memorial days (working). May 30 (was Day of the Croatian Parliament until 2019, became National Day in 2020) was promoted from a memorial day to a public holiday, and November 18 (Remembrance Day) was added as a new public holiday.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zakon o blagdanima, spomendanima i neradnim danima u Republici Hrvatskoj" (in Croatian). Narodne novine. 14 November 2019. Retrieved 30 December 2019.