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Easter Sunday (Orthodox) in Albania

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Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.

Local names

NameLanguage
Pashkët (ortodoks)Albanian
Easter Sunday (Orthodox)English
Orthodoxer OstersonntagGerman

Easter Sunday (Orthodox) 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Easter Sunday (Orthodox) 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015
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Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar, which often differs from the Gregorian calendar that is used by many western countries. Therefore the Orthodox Easter period often occurs later than the Easter period that falls around the time of the March equinox.

Orthodox Easter Day

Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.

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About Easter Sunday (Orthodox)

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Easter Sunday (Orthodox) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunApr 42010Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 242011Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 152012Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunMay 52013Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 202014Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 122015Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunMay 12016Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 162017Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 82018Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 282019Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday
SunApr 192020Easter Sunday (Orthodox)National holiday

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