Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.
Holidays and Observances in Eritrea in 2020
|Jan 1||Wednesday||New Year||Public Holiday|
|Jan 7||Tuesday||Orthodox Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
|Jan 20||Monday||Timket||Public Holiday|
|Mar 8||Sunday||Women's Day||Public Holiday|
|Mar 20||Friday||March Equinox||Season|
|Apr 17||Friday||Coptic Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|Apr 19||Sunday||Coptic Easter||Public Holiday|
|May 1||Friday||International Workers' Day||Public Holiday|
|May 24||Sunday||Eid al-Fitr||Public Holiday|
|May 24||Sunday||Independence Day||Public Holiday|
|Jun 20||Saturday||Martyrs' Day||Public Holiday|
|Jun 21||Sunday||June Solstice||Season|
|Jul 31||Friday||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Sep 1||Tuesday||Commencement Day of Eritrean Armed Struggle||Public Holiday|
|Sep 11||Friday||Geez New Year||Public Holiday|
|Sep 22||Tuesday||September Equinox||Season|
|Sep 27||Sunday||Meskel||Public Holiday|
|Oct 29||Thursday||The Prophet's Birthday||Public Holiday|
|Dec 21||Monday||December Solstice||Season|
|Dec 25||Friday||Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
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