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2020 BELARUS HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Belarus is

7th November, SaturdayOctober Revolution Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Belarus in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
ThursdayThuJan 02, 2020Jan 02New Year Holiday
TuesdayTueJan 07, 2020Jan 07Orthodox Christmas Day
SundaySunMar 08, 2020Mar 08Women's Day
SundaySunMar 15, 2020Mar 15Constitution Day of Belarus
ThursdayThuApr 02, 2020Apr 02Unity Day of Belarus and Russia
TuesdayTueApr 28, 2020Apr 28Commemoration Day (Radonitsa)
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labour Day
SaturdaySatMay 09, 2020May 09Victory Day
FridayFriJul 03, 2020Jul 03Independence Day
SaturdaySatNov 07, 2020Nov 07October Revolution Day
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Catholic Christmas

Public Holidays in Belarus

October Revolution Day

October Revolution Day

Saturday Nov 07, 2020

The upcoming Belarus holiday October Revolution Day is in 9 days from today.

Catholic Christmas

Catholic Christmas

Friday Dec 25, 2020

The upcoming Belarus holiday Catholic Christmas is in 57 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Friday Jan 01, 2021

The upcoming Belarus holiday New Year's Day is in 64 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Belarus Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Belarus which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Belarus holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Belarus is a country situated in Eastern Europe, with more than 50% of the population as Christian followers. The state has nine official public holidays that must be honored by every employer. These holidays are grouped into different categories which are, state holidays, religious holidays and local holidays. Employees are entitled to a day off on a public holiday with pay just like any other day. Those who choose to work on a public holiday are paid a special rate for the day; they are also allowed to pick another day for their off to replace that of the holiday. The government of Belarus issued a decree which completes a draft for the annual release of non-working holidays in Belarus on 29th November in 2017. On a public holiday, the government does not perform any official duty.

In Belarus, some public holidays are not official and are not granted the national holiday status by the law. In most cases, these are holidays established by the president under his powers as the head of state. Likewise, he also has the rights to take away a public holiday.

Belarus holidays are unique in all aspects. For instance, while other global countries celebrate Christmas on 25th of December, Belarusians commemorate it as Orthodox Christmas on 7th January. During public holidays in Belarus, government offices, schools, and banks close down. Some retail stores, however, open business but only for half a day. For the stores that are in operation, they often offer discounts and offers to their customers as a way to celebrate the holidays.