Albania

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Holidays in Albania

Below is a list of public holidays in the European nation of Albania.

Jan 1-2 - New Year's Days (National holiday)

Feb 14 - Valentine's Day (Observance)

SHORT INFORMATION

Religions of Albania

Historically, Islam has been the majority religion of Albania, despite Communist efforts to enforce an atheistic, secular state. In 1967, the government closed more than 2,100 mosques, churches, monasteries, and other places of worship and declared the country an atheist state.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

New Years Eve In Albania

New Year in Albania is celebrated in its own way. The country celebrates both the English New Year and the traditional New Year (Nowruz). The English New year is celebrated as usual on the 1st of January throughout Albania. Nowruz - 21 of march.