Public Holidays in Bulgaria in 2017

Bulgaria Upcoming Holidays in Bulgaria

Labour Day
Labour Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 3 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

St Georges Day
St Georges Day

8 May 2017 This National holiday is in 10 days. St George is the patron saint of Portugal, Georgia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzeg...

Culture and Literacy Day
Culture and Literacy Day

24 May 2017 This National holiday is in 26 days. In Bulgaria, this day is known as 'Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Li...

Bulgaria List of national public holidays of Bulgaria in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday
Friday March 03 Mar 3 Liberation Day National Day. Marks the Treaty of San Stefano signed on 3 Mar 1878
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Orthodox Good Friday Movable
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Labour Day and International Workers' Solidarity Day
Monday May 08 May 8 St Georges Day Day of the Bulgarian Army
Wednesday May 24 May 24 Culture and Literacy Day Day of Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture and of Slavonic Alphabet
Wednesday September 06 Sep 6 Unification Day Commemorates the unification of Eastern Rumelia and Bulgaria in 1885
Friday September 22 Sep 22 Independence Day Independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1908
Sunday December 24 Dec 24 Christmas Eve
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December
Wednesday December 27 Dec 27 Third Day of Christmas An additional holiday as Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday in 2017


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