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Easter Sunday in Bulgaria

Quick Facts

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
ВеликденBulgarian
Easter SundayEnglish
OstersonntagGerman

Easter Sunday 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Easter Sunday 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015
List of dates for other years

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

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Easter Sunday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunApr 151990Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 71991Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 261992Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 181993Easter SundayNational holiday
SunMay 11994Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 231995Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 141996Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 271997Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 191998Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 111999Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 302000Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 152001Easter SundayNational holiday
SunMay 52002Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 272003Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 112004Easter SundayNational holiday
SunMay 12005Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 232006Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 82007Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 272008Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 192009Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 42010Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 242011Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 152012Easter SundayNational holiday
SunMay 52013Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 202014Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 122015Easter SundayNational holiday
SunMay 12016Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 162017Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 82018Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 282019Easter SundayNational holiday
SunApr 192020Easter SundayNational holiday

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