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Holy Saturday in Chile

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 2019 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.

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About Holy Saturday

Read more about Holy Saturday.

Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatApr 3Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2011SatApr 23Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2012SatApr 7Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2013SatMar 30Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2014SatApr 19Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2015SatApr 4Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2016SatMar 26Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2018SatMar 31Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2019SatApr 20Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian
2020SatApr 11Holy SaturdayNational holiday, Christian

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