There are 13 public holidays in Moldova in 2024, four of which fall on weekends.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on January 7, 2024, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
International Women's Day
The holiday is one of the most important days to recognize the achievements made by women and to raise awareness about women's equality. It is observed on March 8, 2024.
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2024, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.
Orthodox Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is an important Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is a public holiday on May 5, 2024.
Orthodox Easter Monday
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on May 6, 2024.
Victory Day is a public holiday in Moldova on May 9, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the German Instrument of Surrender was officially signed. It was a legal document that affected the extinction of Nazi Germany and ended World War II in Europe.
Memorial Day, observed on May 13, 2024, is a religious holiday that commemorates deceased families, relatives, and close friends. On Memorial Day, people will visit the cemeteries and clean the graves of their loved ones.
Children's Day, observed on June 1, 2024, is a holiday in many countries worldwide, and the celebration date varies in different countries. Children's Day honors children, promoting awareness and improving children's welfare.
Independence Day is a public holiday in Moldova, observed on August 27, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Moldova's independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Language Day is a public holiday in Moldova, observed on August 31, 2024. The holiday commemorates the language law adopted in 1989, in which the Moldovan language was proclaimed the state language of Moldova.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
The following is the list of public holidays in Moldova in 2024.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Christmas||Jan 07, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Christmas Holiday||Jan 08, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|International Women's Day||Mar 08, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Easter Sunday||May 05, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Orthodox Easter Monday||May 06, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Victory Day||May 09, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Memorial Day||May 13, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Children's Day||Jun 01, 2024||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day||Aug 27, 2024||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Language Day||Aug 31, 2024||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Moldova in 2024.