Home   Calendar   Holidays   Georgia   Orthodox Good Friday

Orthodox Good Friday in Georgia

Millions of Orthodox Christians commemorate Good Friday, also known as “Great Friday” to remember the events leading up to Jesus' crucifixion. The Orthodox Easter dates usually differ from the dates used by western churches because most Orthodox churches retained some version of the Julian calendar, which is older than the Gregorian calendar, commonly used today.

The crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ is remembered on Good Friday.
The crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ is remembered on Good Friday.
©iStockphoto.com/Richard Goerg

About Orthodox Good Friday

Read more about Orthodox Good Friday.

Orthodox Good Friday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriMay 32013Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday
FriApr 182014Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday
FriApr 102015Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday
FriApr 292016Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday
FriApr 142017Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday
FriApr 62018Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday
FriApr 262019Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday
FriApr 172020Orthodox Good FridayPublic holiday

Quick Facts

Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.

Orthodox Good Friday 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Orthodox Good Friday 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Advertising

List of dates for other years

Related holidays

Other holidays in April 2019 in Georgia

United Nation Holiday on April 6, 2019

Fun Holiday on April 6, 2019

You might also like

Look Up for Perseids Meteors

Look Up for Perseids Meteors

The Perseid meteor shower is still active in the night sky. Try our Interactive Meteor Shower Sky Map to see when and where to spot these shooting stars. more

The Hindu deity Rahu.

Solar Eclipse Myths

The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more

Watching Lunar Eclipses

A lunar eclipse can be seen with the naked eye, unlike solar eclipses, which have special safety requirements. more