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Orthodox Christmas Day in Belarus

Many Orthodox Christians annually celebrate Christmas Day on or near January 7 to remember Jesus Christ’s birth, described in the Christian Bible. This date works to the Julian calendar that pre-dates the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly observed.

Some Orthodox Christians visit a church to pray or reflect on inner thoughts in the lead up to the Orthodox Christmas Day.
Some Orthodox Christians visit a church to pray or reflect on inner thoughts in the lead up to the Orthodox Christmas Day.
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About Orthodox Christmas Day

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Orthodox Christmas Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuJan 72010Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
FriJan 72011Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
SatJan 72012Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
MonJan 72013Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
TueJan 72014Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
WedJan 72015Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
ThuJan 72016Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
SatJan 72017Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
SunJan 72018Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
MonJan 72019Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday
TueJan 72020Orthodox Christmas DayNational Holiday

Quick Facts

Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.

Orthodox Christmas Day 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Orthodox Christmas Day 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in January 2017 in Belarus

World Holiday on January 7, 2017

Fun Holiday on January 7, 2017

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