Fri April 28, 2017

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Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia

Statehood Day in Serbia always falls on February 15th each year and celebrates the recognition of the Serbian state from the Ottoman Empire back in 1804.

Celebration\ Observance

People will spend the day with family and friends relaxing and enjoying the time off. This day is a national holiday with most government and business offices closed.

History

This day commemorates the outbreak of the Serbian revolution against the Ottoman Empire which resulted in the recognition of Serbia's statehood in 1817.