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Dormition of the Holy Virgin in Greece

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The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother Mary, according to Christian tradition. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 although some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year.

Local names

NameLanguage
Η Κοίμησις της ΘεοτόκουGreek
Dormition of the Holy VirginEnglish
Entschlafung der GottesmutterGerman

Dormition of the Holy Virgin 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014

Dormition of the Holy Virgin 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015
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The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, celebrates the day that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death, according to popular Christian belief. It is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother. 

It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 by many countries, particularly in parts of Europe and South America. Some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year. This day is also known as the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God (in the eastern countries), or the Feast of the Assumption.

Assumption of Mary

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary commemorates the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven.

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Dormition of the Holy Virgin Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedAug 151990Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
ThuAug 151991Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SatAug 151992Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SunAug 151993Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
MonAug 151994Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
TueAug 151995Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
ThuAug 151996Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
FriAug 151997Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SatAug 151998Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SunAug 151999Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
TueAug 152000Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
WedAug 152001Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
ThuAug 152002Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
FriAug 152003Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SunAug 152004Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
MonAug 152005Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
TueAug 152006Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
WedAug 152007Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
FriAug 152008Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SatAug 152009Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SunAug 152010Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
MonAug 152011Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
WedAug 152012Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
ThuAug 152013Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
FriAug 152014Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SatAug 152015Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
MonAug 152016Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
TueAug 152017Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
WedAug 152018Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
ThuAug 152019Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
SatAug 152020Dormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday

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