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Holidays and Observances in Ethiopia in 2020

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 Ethiopia in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 7TuesdayEthiopian Christmas DayPublic Holiday
Jan 20MondayEpiphany / TimkatPublic Holiday
Mar 2MondayAdwa Victory DayPublic Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 17FridayEthiopian Good FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 19SundayEthiopian Easter SundayPublic Holiday
May 1FridayInternational Labor DayPublic Holiday
May 5TuesdayFreedom DayPublic Holiday
May 24SundayEid ul FitrPublic Holiday
May 28ThursdayDerg Downfall DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 31FridayEid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
Sep 11FridayEthiopian New YearPublic Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 28MondayMeskelPublic Holiday
Oct 29ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason

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