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Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Cyprus

The Christian feast day of the Assumption of Mary celebrates the belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death.

Is Assumption of the Virgin Mary a Public Holiday?

Assumption of the Virgin Mary is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary commemorates the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven.

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Assumption of the Virgin Mary Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2016MonAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2017TueAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2018WedAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2019ThuAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2020SatAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2021SunAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2022MonAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2023TueAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2024ThuAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday
2025FriAug 15Assumption of the Virgin MaryNational holiday

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