National Day of Romania

national dayThe National Day of Romania is on the 1 December (Union Day, unification with Transylvania 1918). The National Day of Romania is also called the Great Union Day, is celebrated on December 1st each year. This day celebrates the unification of Transylvania, Bessarabia, and Bukovina with the Romanian Kingdom in 1918. Likewise this then led to the formation of Greater Romania.

National Day of Romania

As you can see the Great Union was a significant event in Romania’s history. This as explained that it brought together all the Romanian-inhabited territories into one state. Then only after centuries of foreign domination and oppression. The event was the result of a long and arduous struggle for national unity and independence, which began in the 19th century and culminated with the outbreak of World War I.

Today, the National Day of Romania is celebrated with parades, speeches, cultural events, and fireworks displays. The Romanian flag is displayed prominently throughout the country, and people gather together to celebrate their national pride and identity.

Likewise there is the National Day of Portugal as well as the National Day of Poland and the National Day of  Serbia.

Public Holidays in Romania

Firstly here are the public holidays in Romania for 2023:

  • New Year’s Day – January 1, 2023
  • Day after New Year’s Day – January 2, 2023
  • Unification Day – January 24, 2023
  • Orthodox Good Friday – April 21, 2023
  • Orthodox Easter – April 23, 2023
  • Orthodox Easter Monday – April 24, 2023
  • Labor Day – May 1, 2023
  • Pentecost – June 4, 2023
  • Whit Monday – June 5, 2023
  • Children’s Day – June 1, 2023
  • National Day – December 1, 2023
  • Christmas Day – December 25, 2023
  • Boxing Day – December 26, 2023
See also  National Day of Ghana


Finally note that Orthodox Easter, Pentecost, and Whit Monday.



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