Published Dec. 14, 2010 1:07 PM

This was an official holiday from 1918 until the beginning of the Second World War.  

Published Dec. 7, 2010 4:15 PM

This Macedonian public holiday commemorates the day in 1893 when the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) was established.  

Published Dec. 3, 2010 10:32 AM

Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows Day (Sviatok Sedembolestnej Panny Márie) is a non-working holiday in Slovakia celebrated on 15 September.  It is a Catholic holiday devoted to the Virgin Mary in her incarnation as Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows, Patron of Slovakia

Published Nov. 25, 2010 11:52 AM

Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day on 17 November is one of the most significant red-letter days in the Czech Republic. It belongs among the “symbolic centers” of Czech collective memory.  

Published Nov. 25, 2010 10:55 AM

This holiday is the celebration of the military action “Storm” that took place on 5 August 1995. On that day Croatian Army took over a self-proclaimed Serb entity in Croatia.

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 3:23 PM

Slovenians celebrate their national statehood day on 25 June.

Published Aug. 24, 2010 3:13 PM

1 May is widely celebrated throughout the world as International Workers´ Day.

Published Aug. 24, 2010 3:02 PM

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

Published June 25, 2010 1:00 PM

8 March has been celebrated as International Women's Day since 1975, the year declared as “International Women´s Year” by the UN.

Published May 20, 2010 3:38 PM

Serbian Statehood Day commemorates both the First Serbian Uprising (1804) and the First Serbian Constitution (1835).

Published May 20, 2010 3:38 PM

Orthodox churches in most countries celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar (“old style”), with Christmas Day falling on 7 January in the standard, Gregorian calendar. The Greek, Romanian and Bulgarian Orthodox churches, however, celebrate Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar.