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Orthodox New Year 2024 in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Orthodox New Year, also known as the Old New Year, according to the Julian calendar is on January 14 in the Gregorian calendar. The Julian calendar pre-dates the Gregorian calendar.

Is Orthodox New Year a Public Holiday?

Orthodox New Year is a public holiday in Republika Srpska. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2024, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Fireworks are part of celebrating the Orthodox New Year.

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About Orthodox New Year

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Orthodox New Year Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2019MonJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2020TueJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2021ThuJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2022FriJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2023SatJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2024SunJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2025TueJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2026WedJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2027ThuJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2028FriJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska
2029SunJan 14Orthodox New YearLocal holiday, OrthodoxRepublika Srpska

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