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Easter Sunday (Orthodox) in Cyprus

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 Easter Sunday (Orthodox) a Public Holiday?

Easter Sunday (Orthodox) is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, April 28, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Cyprus.

Orthodox Easter Day

Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.

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About Easter Sunday (Orthodox)

Read more about Easter Sunday (Orthodox).

Easter Sunday (Orthodox) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunApr 12Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2016SunMay 1Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2017SunApr 16Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2018SunApr 8Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2019SunApr 28Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2020SunApr 19Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2021SunMay 2Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2022SunApr 24Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2023SunApr 16Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2024SunMay 5Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2025SunApr 20Easter Sunday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox

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