Public holidays in Kosovo

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This is a list of public holidays in Kosovo[a].

Date English Name Local Name Notes
1 January New Year's Day Viti i Ri
2 January New Year's Day Viti i Ri
7 January Orthodox Christmas Krishtlindjet Ortodokse Orthodox
17 February Independence Day Dita e Pavarësisë
9 April Constitution Day Dita e Kushtetutës
Varies Yearly Catholic Easter Pashkët Katolike Catholic
Varies Yearly Orthodox Easter Pashkët Ortodokse Orthodox
1 May International Workers' Day Dita Ndërkombëtare e Punës
9 May Europe Day Dita e Evropës
Varies Yearly Eid al-Fitr Bajrami i Madh Islam
Varies Yearly Eid al-Adha Bajrami i Vogël Islam
25 December Catholic Christmas Krishtlindjet Katolike Catholic



  1. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognized as an independent state by 112 out of 193 United Nations member states. 10 states have recognized Kosovo only to later withdraw their recognition.