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Orthodox Christmas Day in Kazakhstan

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
SatJan 72012Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
MonJan 92012Orthodox Christmas Day observedPublic 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
MonJan 92017Orthodox Christmas Day observedPublic holiday
SunJan 72018Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
MonJan 82018Orthodox Christmas Day observedPublic holiday
MonJan 72019Orthodox Christmas DayPublic holiday
TueJan 72020Orthodox Christmas DayPublic 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 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Orthodox Christmas Day 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

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