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
|Jan 7||Tuesday||Ethiopian Christmas Day||Public Holiday|
|Jan 20||Monday||Epiphany / Timkat||Public Holiday|
|Mar 2||Monday||Adwa Victory Day||Public Holiday|
|Mar 20||Friday||March Equinox||Season|
|Apr 17||Friday||Ethiopian Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|Apr 19||Sunday||Ethiopian Easter Sunday||Public Holiday|
|May 1||Friday||International Labor Day||Public Holiday|
|May 5||Tuesday||Freedom Day||Public Holiday|
|May 24||Sunday||Eid ul Fitr||Public Holiday|
|May 28||Thursday||Derg Downfall Day||Public Holiday|
|Jun 21||Sunday||June Solstice||Season|
|Jul 31||Friday||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Sep 11||Friday||Ethiopian New Year||Public Holiday|
|Sep 22||Tuesday||September Equinox||Season|
|Sep 28||Monday||Meskel||Public Holiday|
|Oct 29||Thursday||The Prophet's Birthday||Public Holiday|
|Dec 21||Monday||December Solstice||Season|
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