Orthodox Easter Sunday in Georgia
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.
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Orthodox Easter Sunday Observances
|Sun||May 5||2013||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
|Sun||Apr 20||2014||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
|Sun||Apr 12||2015||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
|Sun||May 1||2016||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
|Sun||Apr 16||2017||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
|Sun||Apr 8||2018||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
|Sun||Apr 28||2019||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
|Sun||Apr 19||2020||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Public holiday|
Quick FactsMillions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Orthodox Easter Sunday 2016Sunday, May 1, 2016
Orthodox Easter Sunday 2017Sunday, April 16, 2017
- Orthodox Easter Monday – Monday, May 2, 2016
- Orthodox Good Friday – Friday, April 29, 2016
- Orthodox Holy Saturday – Saturday, April 30, 2016
Other holidays in May 2017 in Georgia
- Victory Day – Tuesday, May 9, 2017
- St Andrew's Day – Friday, May 12, 2017
- Independence Day – Friday, May 26, 2017