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Orthodox Easter Day in Russia

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.
Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.

About Orthodox Easter Day

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Orthodox Easter Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunApr 42010Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 242011Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 152012Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunMay 52013Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 202014Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 122015Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunMay 12016Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 162017Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 82018Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 282019Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 192020Orthodox Easter DayObservance

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.

Orthodox Easter Day 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Orthodox Easter Day 2016

Sunday, May 1, 2016


List of dates for other years

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