Holidays in Macedonia

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Macedonian holidays are grouped into several groups. The national holidays in Macedonia are non-working for all citizens in the country, and some specific holidays from other groups, are non-working only for that specific group.

The dates of some religious holidays in Macedonia like Easter or Ramadan Bajram, are changing according to the appropriate religious calendars.

Holidays in Macedonia for all citizens

  • January, 1st, New Year
  • January, 7th, Christmas
  • The second day of Easter
  • May, 1st, Labour Day
  • May, 24th, “St. Cyril and Methodius” Day of the Slavic Educators
  • August, 2nd, The Republic Day
  • September, 8th, The Independence Day
  • Ramadan Bajram, First Day
  • October, 11th, The Day of the National Revolution
  • October, 23rd, The Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle
  • December, 8th, “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of Orthodox Confession

  • January, 6th, Christmas Eve, The day before Christmas
  • January, 19th, Baptism of Jesus
  • Good Friday, The Friday before Easter (Variable)
  • May, 21st, Whitsun, The Friday before Whitsun
  • August, 28th, The Assumption

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of Catholic Confession

  • Easter, The second day of Easter
  • November, 1st, All Saints Day
  • December, 25th, The First Day of Christmas

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of Muslim Confession

  • Bairam, the First day of Bairam

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of the Albanian Community

  • November, 22nd, Day of the Albanian Alphabet

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of the Serbian Community

  • January, 27th, Saint Sava

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of the Romany Community

  • April, 8th, the Romany’s International Day

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of the Vlach community

  • May, 23rd, the Vlach’s National Day

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of the Jewish Community

  • September, 28th, Yom Kippur, the first day of Yom Kippur

 

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Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of the Bosniak Community

  • September, 28th, The International Day of the Bosniaks

 

Holidays in Macedonia for the citizens of the Turkish Community

  • December, 21st, Day of the Turkish language teaching
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