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Orthodox Easter Sunday in Georgia

Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar, which often differs from the Gregorian calendar that is used by many western countries. Therefore the Orthodox Easter period often occurs later than the Easter period that falls around the time of the March equinox.

Is Orthodox Easter Sunday a Public Holiday?

Orthodox Easter Sunday is on Sunday, April 28, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Georgia.

Orthodox Easter Day
Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.
Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.
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About Orthodox Easter Sunday

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Orthodox Easter Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2013SunMay 5Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday
2014SunApr 20Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday
2015SunApr 12Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday
2016SunMay 1Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday
2017SunApr 16Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday
2018SunApr 8Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday
2019SunApr 28Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday
2020SunApr 19Orthodox Easter SundayPublic holiday

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