Holiday Guide for Albania in 2019

Albania 2019
Albania
2019

Albania information

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: On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Orthodox Easter Day


Orthodox Easter Day

Albania: Easter depends on Passover not only for much of its symbolic meaning but also for its position in the calendar

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: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar

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

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