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Holidays and Observances in Eritrea in 2020

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Holidays and Observances in Eritrea in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew YearPublic Holiday
Jan 7TuesdayOrthodox Christmas DayPublic Holiday
Jan 20MondayTimketPublic Holiday
Mar 8SundayWomen's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 17FridayCoptic Good FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 19SundayCoptic EasterPublic Holiday
May 1FridayInternational Workers' DayPublic Holiday
May 24SundayEid al-FitrPublic Holiday
May 24SundayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
Jun 20SaturdayMartyrs' DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 31FridayEid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
Sep 1TuesdayCommencement Day of Eritrean Armed StrugglePublic Holiday
Sep 11FridayGeez New YearPublic Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 27SundayMeskelPublic Holiday
Oct 29ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday

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