The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar, which often differs from the Gregorian calendar that is used by many western countries. Therefore the Orthodox Easter period often occurs later than the Easter period that falls around the time of the March equinox.
Is Orthodox Easter Sunday a Public Holiday?
Orthodox Easter Sunday is on Sunday, April 28, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
About Orthodox Easter SundayRead more about Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Orthodox Easter Sunday Observances
Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.
|2010||Sun||Apr 4||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2011||Sun||Apr 24||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2012||Sun||Apr 15||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2013||Sun||May 5||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2014||Sun||Apr 20||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2015||Sun||Apr 12||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2016||Sun||May 1||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2017||Sun||Apr 16||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2018||Sun||Apr 8||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2019||Sun||Apr 28||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
|2020||Sun||Apr 19||Orthodox Easter Sunday||Optional Holiday|
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