Holiday Guide for Albania in 2019

Albania 2019
Albania
2019

Albania information

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Population: 2.89m
Capital: Tirana
Calling Code: (355)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Albanian lek
Language: Albanian

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Albania List of National Holidays in Albania in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Albania: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Day after New Year's Day


Day after New Year's Day

Albania: Some countries observes a second public holiday for New Year's celebration

Summer Day


Summer Day

Albania: Signifies the end of winter, the rebirth of nature and a rejuvenation of spirit amongst Albanians

Nevruz


Nevruz

Albania: Novruz celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

Easter (Catholic)


Easter (Catholic)

Albania: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

Orthodox Easter Day


Orthodox Easter Day

Albania: Easter is the most significant religious holiday for the world's roughly 300 million Orthodox Christians. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus has been placed after his crucifixion.

Labour Day


Labour Day

Albania: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Eid al-Fitr


Eid al-Fitr

Albania: The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Eid Al Adha

 Long Weekend! 
Eid Al Adha

Albania: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Saint Teresa Canonisation Day


Saint Teresa Canonisation Day

Albania: Marks the canonisation of Mother Teresa by Pope Francis in 2016

Independence Day


Independence Day

Albania: The day the Declaration of Independence was adopted by Ismail Qemali in 1912

Liberation Day

 Long Weekend! 
Liberation Day

Albania: Marks Albania's liberation from Nazi Germany forces in 1944

Albanian National Youth Day


Albanian National Youth Day

Albania: Commemorates student demonstrations in 1990 which led to the end of the People's Republic

Albanian National Youth Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Albanian National Youth Day (in lieu)

Albania: As National Youth Day falls on a Sunday in 2019, the following Monday will be a public holiday.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Albania: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Notes

  • Holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday will be observed on the following Monday