Public Holidays in Albania

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Albania observes a set of holidays that mix key days such as the independence and liberation of the country with several different religious and cultural holidays. Other commemorative days that are not public holidays are celebrated regionally or nationwide. When a public holiday falls on Saturday and Sunday, the following Monday is off.


List of holidays in Albania 2022

Saturday, January 1 New Year’s Day (Dita e Vitit te Ri)
Sunday, January 2 New Year’s Day (Dita e Vitit te Ri)
Monday, January 3 Monday off (long weekend)
Monday, March 14 Summer Day (Dita e Veres)
Tuesday, March 22 Nowruz Day (Novruzi)
Sunday, April 17 Catholic Easter Sunday (E Diela e Pashkeve Katolike)
Monday, April 18 Monday off (long weekend)
Sunday, April 24 Orthodox Easter Sunday (E Diela e Pashkeve Ortodokse)
Monday, April 25 Monday off (long weekend)
Sunday, May 1 Labor Day (Dita e Punetoreve)
Monday, May 2 Eid al Fitr (Dita e Bajramit te Madh)
Saturday, July 9 Eid al Adha (Dita e Kurban Bajramit)
Monday, July 11 Monday off (Long Weekend)
Monday, September 5 Saint Teresa Sanctification (Dita e Shenjterimit te Shenjt Terezes)
Monday, November 28 Independence Day (Dita e Paveresise)
Tuesday, November 29 Liberation Day (Dita e Clirimit)
Thursday, December 8 Youth Day (Dita e Rinise)
Sunday, December 25 Christmas Day
Monday, December 28 Monday off



February 14, Valentine’s Day
March 7, The Teachers Day
March 8, Mothers/Women’s Day
May 5, Martyrs’ Day
May 6, St George Day
August 15, St Mary Day or Assumption of the Virgin Mary
October 31, Halloween