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Holy Saturday (Orthodox) in Cyprus

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 (Orthodox) a Public Holiday?

Although Holy Saturday (Orthodox) is not a public holiday, businesses and schools may be closed because it falls on the same date as Labour Day/May Day in 2021.

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 (Orthodox)

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Holy Saturday (Orthodox) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 11Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2016SatApr 30Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2017SatApr 15Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2018SatApr 7Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2019SatApr 27Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2020SatApr 18Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2021SatMay 1Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2022SatApr 23Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2023SatApr 15Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2024SatMay 4Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox
2025SatApr 19Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Observance, Orthodox

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