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Easter Saturday (Orthodox) in Albania

Holy Saturday is the day between Jesus Christ's crucifixion (Good Friday) and his resurrection (Easter Sunday), according to Christian belief. Many Orthodox Christians commemorate the burial of Christ on this day.

Is Easter Saturday (Orthodox) a Public Holiday?

Even though Easter Saturday (Orthodox) falls on Saturday, April 23, 2022, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Albania.

As midnight approaches, Orthodox worshippers light candles, and church bells announce the resurrection of Christ at midnight.

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About Easter Saturday (Orthodox)

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Easter Saturday (Orthodox) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatApr 15Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2018SatApr 7Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2019SatApr 27Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2020SatApr 18Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2021SatMay 1Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2022SatApr 23Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2023SatApr 15Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2024SatMay 4Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2025SatApr 19Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2026SatApr 11Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2027SatMay 1Easter Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox

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