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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 Christmas Day a Public Holiday?

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 Christmas Day

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Christmas Day Observances

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

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