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Serbia : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months


Currency: New Dinar (YUM)
Internet domain: .rs - Telephone code: +381 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022Optional holidaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Friday January 7, 2022Orthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
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Friday January 14, 2022New Year's Daycards/flowers
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Monday January 24, 2022Christmas holidays (end)School holidays
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Friday February 11, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Tuesday February 15, 2022Serbia National DayNational Day
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Wednesday February 16, 2022Serbia National DayNational Day
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Thursday February 17, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday February 24, 2022Belgrade fairTradeshows
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Friday February 25, 2022Belgrade Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Thursday March 24, 2022Anniversary of the 1999 NATO bombingSpecial Events
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Sunday March 27, 2022Novi Sad MarathonSports events
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Sunday March 27, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Friday April 1, 2022April Fools Daycards/flowers
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Sunday April 3, 2022General electionSpecial Events
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Sunday April 17, 2022Palm SundayEvents, celebrations...
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Monday April 18, 2022Tennis OpenSports events
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Thursday April 21, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday April 22, 2022Passovercards/flowers
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Friday April 22, 2022Orthodox Good FridayOrthodox
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Saturday April 23, 2022Orthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox
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Sunday April 24, 2022Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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Monday April 25, 2022Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
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Sunday May 1, 2022RENEXPOTradeshows
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Monday May 2, 2022Labour DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Tuesday May 3, 2022Labour DaySecular holiday
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Wednesday May 4, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday May 9, 2022Victory DayEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday May 15, 2022Belgrade MarathonSports events
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Monday May 23, 2022National Day of the VlachsEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday June 7, 2022Summer holiday (beginning) - secondarySchool holidays
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Tuesday June 21, 2022Summer holiday (beginning) - primarySchool holidays
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Tuesday June 28, 2022Saint Vitus' DayEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday July 5, 2022St Cyrilus and St Methodiuscards/flowers
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Thursday July 7, 2022EXIT FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday July 10, 2022Optional holidayMuslim, Sufi
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Friday July 15, 2022Palic European Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

New Year's Day

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Monday January 3, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Optional holiday

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Secular holiday :

Fathers' Day

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Thursday January 6, 2022
cards/flowers : Paterice

Orthodox Christmas Day

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Friday January 7, 2022
Orthodox : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

New Year's Day

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Friday January 14, 2022
cards/flowers :

Christmas holidays (end)

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Monday January 24, 2022
School holidays : Http://ranac.rs/
Official calendar
Students and school employees have the right not to attend or not to work in the days of their specific religious holidays (Islam, Jewish, Catholic)
International schools follow different calendars
study programs are not aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): not rated
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Number of teaching days: 170
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required
University of Belgrade ranking: Times Higher Education #800/QS ranking #801-1000/Shanghai #201-300

Dates confirmed till July 2022 (Central Serbia & Vojvodina); Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

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Winter holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 11, 2022
School holidays :

Serbia National Day

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Tuesday February 15, 2022
Secular holiday : Anniversary of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804 and the first Serbian Constitution in 1835

Serbia National Day

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Wednesday February 16, 2022
Secular holiday :

Winter holiday (end)

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Thursday February 17, 2022
School holidays :

Belgrade fair

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Thursday February 24, 2022
Tradeshows : Lasts 3 days - http://sajam.co.rs in Belgrade (tourism, wine, agriculture) 2022 edition confirmed

Belgrade Film Festival

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Friday February 25, 2022
Culture : Www.fest.rs/ lasts 2 weeks - in Belgrade 2022 edition confirmed

Anniversary of the 1999 NATO bombing

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Thursday March 24, 2022
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Novi Sad Marathon

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Sunday March 27, 2022
Sports events : Www.marathon.org.rs 2022 edition confirmed

Daylight Saving Time

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Sunday March 27, 2022
Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

April Fools Day

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Friday April 1, 2022
cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.

General election

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Sunday April 3, 2022
Special Events :

Palm Sunday

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Culture :

Tennis Open

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Monday April 18, 2022
Sports events :

Spring holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 21, 2022
School holidays :

Passover

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Friday April 22, 2022
cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday

Orthodox Good Friday

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Friday April 22, 2022
Orthodox : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter (or Pascha) The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy. The Easter bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place: Midnight Office... After the service the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home. The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days. One egg is cracked on the wall of the church (and this is the first egg eaten The ritual of cracking the eggs takes place before the Easter lunch. Each person selects his/her egg. Then people take turns tapping their egg against the eggs of others, and the person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.

Orthodox Holy Saturday

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Saturday April 23, 2022
Orthodox :

Orthodox Easter

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Sunday April 24, 2022
Orthodox : Paid holiday

Orthodox Easter Monday

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Monday April 25, 2022
Orthodox : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter(or Pascha).The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy.The Easter breads are a worldwide Orthodox tradition as well.This bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place:Midnight Office,Rush Procession,Matins & Divine Liturgy.After the service,the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home.The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days.One egg takes place before the Easter lunch.Each person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of good luck.The traditional Orthodox Paschal greeting is: Christ is Risen! .The answer is: Indeed He is Risen . May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.

RENEXPO

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Tradeshows : RENEXPO ENERGY, WASTE & WATER in Belgrade 2022 edition confirmed

Labour Day

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Monday May 2, 2022
Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
cards/flowers : The month of Ramadan is that in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the criterion (of right and wrong). And whosoever of you is present, let him fast the month, and whosoever of you is sick or on a journey, a number of other days. Allah desires for you ease; He desires not hardship for you; and that you should complete the period, and that you should magnify Allah for having guided you, and that perhaps you may be thankful NOT a public holiday [Wikipedia]

Labour Day

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

Spring holiday (end)

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
School holidays :

Victory Day

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Monday May 9, 2022
Culture : WW2 celebration

Belgrade Marathon

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Sunday May 15, 2022
Sports events : Www.bgdmarathon.org 2022 edition confirmed

National Day of the Vlachs

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Monday May 23, 2022
Culture :

Summer holiday (beginning) - secondary

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Tuesday June 7, 2022
School holidays :

Summer holiday (beginning) - primary

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Tuesday June 21, 2022
School holidays :

Saint Vitus' Day

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Tuesday June 28, 2022
Culture : N memory of the Battle of Kosovo in 1389

St Cyrilus and St Methodius

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Tuesday July 5, 2022
cards/flowers : Cyril and Methodius were two brothers born in Thessaloniki in the Byzantine Empire in the 9th century, who became missionaries of Christianity in Khazaria and Great Moravia. They both perfected a Slavonic alphabet which is now known as the Cyrillic alphabet and translated the liturgy into this language.

EXIT Festival

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Thursday July 7, 2022
Culture : Http://exitfest.org last 3 days - in Novi Sad 2022 edition CONFIRMED

Optional holiday

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Eid Al-Adha also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. The Prophet Muhammad called Eid Al-Adha the best day of the year, since it is the last and biggest day of the annual pilgrimage. observed by the Muslim community

Palic European Film Festival

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Friday July 15, 2022
Culture : Lasts 1 week www.palicfilmfestival.com/ in Palic 2022 edition NOT confirmed