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Armenian Christmas Day in Armenia

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.

Is Armenian Christmas Day a Public Holiday?

Armenian Christmas Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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 Armenian Christmas Day

Read more about Armenian Christmas Day.

Armenian Christmas Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2016WedJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2017FriJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2018SatJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2019SunJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2020MonJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2021WedJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2022ThuJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2023FriJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2024SatJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday
2025MonJan 6Armenian Christmas DayNational holiday

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