Belarus has a total of 21 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
|Orthodox Christmas Day
Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
|Monday||January 7||National holiday,Orthodox|
|Defender of the Fatherland Day
||Friday||March 8||National holiday|
||Friday||March 15||National holiday|
|Union Day of Belarus and Russia
||Tuesday||April 2||National holiday|
|Catholic Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl Tragedy
|Orthodox Easter Sunday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
||Tuesday||May 7||National holiday|
||Thursday||May 9||National holiday|
|Day of the National Emblem and Flag of Belarus
|Remembrance Day of Victims of the Great Patriotic War
|Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus
||Wednesday||July 3||National holiday|
|Kupalle (Day 1)
|Kupalle (Day 2)
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
|October Revolution Day
||Thursday||November 7||National holiday|
|Catholic Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.