Orthodox Christmas Day in Eritrea
Many Orthodox Christians annually celebrate Christmas Day on or near January 7 to remember Jesus Christ’s birth, described in the Christian Bible. This date works to the Julian calendar that pre-dates the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly observed.
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Orthodox Christmas Day Observances
|Wed||Jan 7||2015||Orthodox Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
|Thu||Jan 7||2016||Orthodox Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
|Sat||Jan 7||2017||Orthodox Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
|Sun||Jan 7||2018||Orthodox Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
|Mon||Jan 7||2019||Orthodox Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
|Tue||Jan 7||2020||Orthodox Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
Quick FactsMany Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
Orthodox Christmas Day 2018Sunday, January 7, 2018
Orthodox Christmas Day 2019Monday, January 7, 2019
Other holidays in January 2019 in Eritrea
- New Year – Tuesday, January 1, 2019