Holidays

The Presidential Edict of the Republic of Belarus of  26.03.1998 № 157 (as amended in. the Presidential Edicts of the Republic of Belarus of  19.06.1998 № 318, of 08.10.1998 № 486, of  04.11.1998 № 527, of 21.01.1999 № 50, of 12.05.1999 № 268, of 11.06.1999 № 328, of 02.02.2000 № 35, of 19.06.2001 № 345, of 08.09.2001 № 483, of 17.09.2001 № 505, of 05.11.2002 № 557) establishes the following holidays:

State Holidays

March 15
Constitution Day
April 2

Day of Unity of the Peoples of Belarus and Russia

May 9
Victory Day
second Sunday of May

Day of the National Emblem and the National Flag of the Republic of Belarus

July 3

Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus (also Day of the Republic)

Republican Holidays

January 1
New Year
February 23

Day of the Defenders of the Fatherland and of Armed Forces of Belarus 

March 8
Women's Day
May 1
Labor Day
November 7

Day of the October Revolution

Religious Holidays

January 7
Christmas (Orthodox)
Different every year
Easter
Different every year
Radunitsa
November 2
Remembrance Day (Dzyady)
December 25
Christmas (Catholic)

Professional /General Holidays

January 5

Day of Social Worker

First Sunday of January

Day of Bank and Financial Workers

January 19
Day of Rescuers
Last Sunday of January
Day of Belarusian Science
March 4
Day of the Militia
Forth Sunday of March

Day of Workers of Communal Services

First Sunday of April
Day of Geologists
May 5
Day of Print
May 7

Day of Radio, Television and Communications Workers

Third Saturday of May

Day of Fitness and Sports Workers

May 28
Day of Boarder Guards
Last Sunday of May
Day of Chemists
Second Sunday of June

Day of Light Industry Workers

Third Sunday of June
Day of Medical Personnel
June 26

Day of Prosecution Office Workers

Last Saturday of June

Day of Inventors and Innovators

June 30
Day of Economists
First Sunday of July

Day of Water Transport Workers

Second Sunday of July

Day of Tax Office Workers

Third Sunday of July
Day of Metallurgists
July 25
Day of Firemen
Last Sunday of July
Day of Retail Workers
First Sunday of August
Day of Railway Workers
Second Sunday of August
Day of Construction Workers
August 23
Day of Statisticians
Last Sunday of August
Day of Miners
First Sunday of September

Day of Oil, Gas and Fuel Industry Workers

September 20
Day of Customs Officers
Third Sunday of September
Day of Forestry Workers
Last Sunday of September
Day of Machine Building Industry Workers
October 6
Day of Archive Workers
First Sunday of October
Day of Teachers
Second Sunday of October
Day of Culture Workers
October 14
Day of Standardization
October 15

Day of Pharmaceutical and Microbiological Industry Workers

Last Sunday of October

Day of Automobile and Road Services Workers

First Sunday of November

Day of Civil Aviation Workers

Third Sunday of November

Day of Agriculture and Food Processing Industry Workers

First Sunday of December
Day of Lawyers
December 20

Day of State Security Office Workers

December 22

Day of Energy Industry Workers

January 21

Day of Engineer Forces (In Army)

Second Sunday of April

Day of Anti-Aircraft Forces

August 2
Day of Paratroopers
August 6

Day of Railway Forces (In Army)

Third Sunday of August
Day of Air Forces
Second Sunday of September
Day of Tankmen
November 19

Day of Missile Forces and Artillery

March 15
Day of Consumers
May 15
The Family Day
June 5
Day of Environment Protection
Last Sunday of June
Day of the Youth
September 1
Day of Knowledge
First Sunday of September

Day of the Belarusian Written Language

Third Tuesday of September
Day of Peace
October 1
Day of Senior Citizens
October 14
Mother's Day
December 3

Day of Handicapped Persons of the Republic of Belarus

December 10

The Human Rights Day

December 17
Day of the Belarusian Cinema
 
 
 
Non-official Holidays:
January 14
Old New Year
February 14
St. Valentine's Day
March 25

Day of the Will (Anniversary of Creation of Belarusian Peoples Republic)

Memorial Days 

February 15

Day of Remembrance of Soldiers – Internationalists

April 26
Day of the Chernobyl Tragedy
June 22

Day of National Commemoration of the World War II Victims

 
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