Festivals & Holidays in Albania

If a non-working public holiday happens during the weekend, then the Monday after would be non-working.

Holidays
DateEnglish nameAlbanian nameRemarks
January 1 – January 2New Year’s DayViti i Ri
March 7Teacher’s DayDita e Mësuesitnot official – working day
March 8Mother’s DayDita e Nënësnot official – working day
March 14Summer DayDita e Verësratified by Albanian Parliament (2004) as an official and national holiday
April 1April Fools’ DayDita e Gënjeshtravenot official – working day
March 27 – March 28Catholic EasterPashkët Katolikedate varies
May 1 – May 2Orthodox EasterPashkët Ortodoksedate varies, trailing Catholic Easter by 0 to 5 weeks.
May 1May DayNjë MajiWorker’s day
June 1Children’s DayDita Ndërkombëtare e Fëmijëvenot official – working day
July 7Eid ul-FitrBajrami i Madh (Fitër Bajrami)date varies
September 12Eid ul-AdhaBajrami i Vogël (Kurban Bajrami)date varies
October 19Mother Teresa DayDita e Nënë Terezësratified by Albanian Parliament as an official and national holiday
November 28Independence DayDita e Pavarësisë
November 29Liberation DayDita e Çlirimit
December 8National Youth DayDita Kombëtare e Rinisëratified by Albanian Parliament (2010) as an official and national holiday
December 24Christmas EveKrishlindjetChristmas Eve, optional bank holiday
December 25ChristmasKrishtlindjet

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