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May
06

Orthodox festival and official holiday celebrating the martyred St George, also an agricultural celebration heralding the end of spring and...

May
24

National holiday honouring Saints Cyril and Methodius for devising the Bulgarian Cyrillic alphabet, with parades and official ceremony by their...

February
14

A vine-growing and wine-making festival, where the men set out to prune the vines while the women bake festive loaves and roast chicken. At the...

Bulgaria Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
03
National Day (Day of Liberation)
Start date:
3 March 2016
April
29
Orthodox Easter
Start date:
29 April 2016
End date:
1 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
06
St George's Day (Day of Bulgarian Army)
Start date:
6 May 2016
May
24
St Cyril and Methodius Day (Day of Culture and Literacy)
Start date:
24 May 2016
September
06
Unification Day
Start date:
6 September 2016
September
22
Independence Day
Start date:
22 September 2016
November
01
Day of the Bulgarian Revival Leaders
Start date:
1 November 2016
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2016
December
25
Christmas
Start date:
25 December 2016
End date:
26 December 2016
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2016
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