Red-letter Day of the Month

We present some of the most important holidays in the countries of the project.

Published Aug. 31, 2010 3:58 PM

 Montenegrin Statehood Day commemorates 13 July 1878, when the Berlin Congress recognized Montenegro as an independent state. On this same date in 1941, the people of Montenegro began the uprising against the Germans.

 

Published Aug. 24, 2010 3:02 PM

The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ are celebrated on the Sunday after Jewish Passover.

Published Aug. 24, 2010 12:16 PM

Since 1992, Slovenia has been celebrating Reformation Day (Dan reformacije) on 31 October. Although Slovenians are predominantly Roman Catholic, the Reformation contributed profoundly to the cultural development of the country.

Published Aug. 24, 2010 11:53 AM

The Republic of Croatia celebrates Statehood Day (Dan državnosti) every year on June 25 to commemorate the country’s declaration of independence from the then Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Published Aug. 24, 2010 11:51 AM

Constitution Day (Święto Narodowe Trzeciego Maja) in Poland marks the Constitution of the Third of May, which is universally hailed as one of the proudest achievements in Polish history.

Published Aug. 24, 2010 11:43 AM

In Slovenia, The Liberation Front was established in Ljubljana on 26 April 1941 in the house of writer and literary critic Josip Vidmar, only two weeks after Slovenia was occupied by Nazi Germany and ten days after the Yugoslav authorities surrendered in Belgrade.