Top events in Russia

May
09

This festival marks the surrender of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union in 1945. Amidst parades, and military band marches, crowds gather at...

May
09

Each year on 9 May Russia celebrates Victory Day which commemorates the defeat of Nazi Germany in the Second World War. The German army signed the...

May
24

The Stars of the White Night Festival is held yearly at the start of summer during its constant twilight. Mariinsky's ballet and opera companies...

Russia 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
End date:
4 January 2016
January
07
Russian Orthodox Christmas Day
Start date:
7 January 2016
February
23
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Start date:
23 February 2016
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2016
May
01
Spring and Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2016
June
12
Russia Day
Start date:
12 June 2016
November
04
Unity Day
Start date:
4 November 2016
December
12
Constitution Day
Start date:
12 December 2016
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