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Orthodox Easter Sunday in Moldova

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

In 2020 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Orthodox Easter Day

Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.

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About Orthodox Easter Sunday

Read more about Orthodox Easter Sunday.

Orthodox Easter Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunApr 12Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2016SunMay 1Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2017SunApr 16Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2018SunApr 8Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2019SunApr 28Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2020SunApr 19Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2021SunMay 2Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2022SunApr 24Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2023SunApr 16Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2024SunMay 5Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox
2025SunApr 20Orthodox Easter SundayNational holiday, Orthodox

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