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Epiphany in Greece

Many Christians around the world annually celebrate Epiphany on January 6. It is a public holiday in many countries and marks two events in Jesus Christ’s life, according to the Christian Bible. The first event was when the three wise men, or kings, visited infant Jesus. The second event was when St John the Baptist baptized Jesus.

Is Epiphany a Public Holiday?

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

The three wise men's (or kings') visit to baby Jesus Christ is remembered on Epiphany.

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About Epiphany

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Epiphany Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2016WedJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2017FriJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2018SatJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2019SunJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2020MonJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2021WedJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2022ThuJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2023FriJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2024SatJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday
2025MonJan 6EpiphanyDe facto holiday

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