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Holy Saturday in Bangladesh

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

Is Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

Holy Saturday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

La Pietà by Michelangelo

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

©iStockphoto.com/Edward Lin

About Holy Saturday

Read more about Holy Saturday.

Holy Saturday Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2021.

Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4Holy SaturdayOptional Holiday
2016SatMar 26Holy SaturdayOptional Holiday
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayOptional Holiday
2018SatMar 31Holy SaturdayOptional Holiday
2019SatApr 20Holy SaturdayOptional Holiday
2020SatApr 11Holy SaturdayOptional Holiday
2021SatApr 3Holy SaturdayOptional Holiday

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