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Orthodox Christmas Day in Belarus

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.

Local names

NameLanguage
Orthodox Christmas DayEnglish
Ражджаство Хрыстова (праваслаўнае)Belarusian

Orthodox Christmas Day 2014

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Orthodox Christmas Day 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
List of dates for other years

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.

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About Orthodox Christmas Day

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Orthodox Christmas Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SatJan 71995Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
SunJan 71996Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
TueJan 71997Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
WedJan 71998Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
ThuJan 71999Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
FriJan 72000Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
SunJan 72001Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
MonJan 72002Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
TueJan 72003Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
WedJan 72004Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
FriJan 72005Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
SatJan 72006Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
SunJan 72007Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
MonJan 72008Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
WedJan 72009Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
ThuJan 72010Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
FriJan 72011Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
SatJan 72012Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
MonJan 72013Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
TueJan 72014Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
WedJan 72015Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
ThuJan 72016Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
SatJan 72017Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
SunJan 72018Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
MonJan 72019Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
TueJan 72020Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday

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