Statehood Day (Serbia)
Flag of the First Serbian Uprising
|Official name||Дан државности / Dan državnosti|
|Next time||15 February 2017|
Statehood Day (Serbian: Дан државности / Dan državnosti) is a holiday that occurs every February 15 in Serbia to commemorate the outbreak of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804, it evolved into a Serbian Revolution against Ottoman rule. The revolution ultimately resulted in the recognition of Serbia's statehood by Ottoman Empire (formally in 1817, de jure in 1830).
Statehood Day as a public holiday is celebrated for two days every February 15 and 16.