NATIONAL HOLIDAYS AND REMEMBRANCE DAYS

January

  • 1st January  − New Years day
  • 20th January − Barricade of 1991 Commemoration Day
  • 26thJanuary − Day of the International Recognition of Latvia’s Republic (de jure).

March

25th March – The Communist Genocide Commemoration day

April

  • 6th April1 – Good Friday
  • 8th April1 – First Easter 
  • 9th April1 – Second Easter

May

  • 1st May – Labour Day. Convocation of the Constitution of LR.
  • 4th May – Day of Declaration of Latvia’s State Independence
  • 8th May – the defeat of Nazism day. World War II Commemoration Day
  • 13th May1 – Mother's Day (second Sunday of May)
  • 9th May – Europe Day
    27th May1 –Pentecost

June

  • 14th June – The Communist Genocide Commemoration Day
  • 22nd June – Heroes' Remembrance Day (Remembrance Day of the Battle of Cesis).
  • 23rd June Summer Solstice (Līgo) day
  • 24th June Summer Solstice (Janis) day

 

July

4th July − Jewish Genocide Commemoration Day.

 

August

11th August − Latvia’s Freedom Fighters Memorial Day

September

  • 1st September – Day of Knowledge
  • 9th September1 – Father’s day
  • 22nd September – Baltic Unity Day

November

  • 11th November – Lāčplēsis Day (Latvian Freedom Fighters' Remembrance Day)
  • 18th November – Latvian Independence day. The proclamation of the Republic of Latvia

December

  • 2nd December – Totalitarian Communist Genocide Victims Memorial Day
  • 24th December – Christmas Eve
  • 25th December – Christmas Day
  • 26th December – Boxing Day
  • 31st December – New Year's Eve 

 

 

 

Remark
1 — the date is changeable, here refers to the calendar of 2012

Source: http://www.latvia.travel/lv

 

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