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Easter Sunday (Orthodox) in Macedonia, Republic of

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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
Прв ден Велигден (православната)Macedonian
Prv den Veligden (pravoslavnata)Macedonian (latin)
Easter Sunday (Orthodox)English
Orthodoxer OstersonntagGerman

Easter Sunday (Orthodox) 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Easter Sunday (Orthodox) 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015
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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 (Orthodox)

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Easter Sunday (Orthodox) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunApr 272008Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 192009Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 42010Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 242011Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 152012Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunMay 52013Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 202014Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 122015Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunMay 12016Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 162017Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 82018Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 282019Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance
SunApr 192020Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance

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