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Orthodox Holy Saturday in Georgia

Holy Saturday is the day between Jesus Christ's crucifixion (Good Friday) and his resurrection (Easter Sunday), according to Christian belief. Many Orthodox Christians commemorate the burial of Christ on this day.

Is Orthodox Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

Orthodox Holy Saturday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Orthodox Holy Saturday

Many Orthodox churches contemplate the mystery of Jesus Christ’s descent into Hades. He was placed in a tomb after he died.

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About Orthodox Holy Saturday

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Orthodox Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 11Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2016SatApr 30Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2017SatApr 15Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2018SatApr 7Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2019SatApr 27Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2020SatApr 18Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2021SatMay 1Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2022SatApr 23Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2023SatApr 15Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2024SatMay 4Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday
2025SatApr 19Orthodox Holy SaturdayPublic holiday

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