Ash Wednesday in Bangladesh
Ash Wednesday is known as the first day of Lent for many Christians worldwide. It is the beginning of the Lenten fast. The Lenten fast lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays) and ends on Holy Saturday, which is the day before Easter Sunday.
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Ash Wednesday ObservancesNote: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2017.
|Wed||Feb 17||2010||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Mar 9||2011||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 22||2012||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 13||2013||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Mar 5||2014||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 18||2015||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 10||2016||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Mar 1||2017||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
Quick FactsAsh Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Ash Wednesday 2017Wednesday, March 1, 2017
2018 date to be announced
Other holidays in March 2017 in Bangladesh
- National Flag Day – Thursday, March 2, 2017
- Holi – Monday, March 13, 2017
- Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday – Friday, March 17, 2017
- Independence Day – Sunday, March 26, 2017