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Holy Saturday in Bulgaria

Holy Saturday is the day between Jesus Christ's crucifixion (Good Friday) and his resurrection (Easter Sunday), according to Christian belief. Many Orthodox Christians commemorate the burial of Christ on this day.

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 2019 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Orthodox Holy Saturday

Many Orthodox churches contemplate the mystery of Jesus Christ’s descent into Hades. He was placed in a tomb after he died.

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About Holy Saturday

Read more about Holy Saturday.

Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatApr 3Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2011SatApr 23Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2012SatApr 14Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2013SatMay 4Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2014SatApr 19Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2015SatApr 11Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2016SatApr 30Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2018SatApr 7Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2019SatApr 27Holy SaturdayNational holiday
2020SatApr 18Holy SaturdayNational holiday

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