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Orthodox Good Friday in Moldova

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.

Is Orthodox Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Orthodox Good Friday is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

The crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ is remembered on Good Friday.

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Orthodox Good Friday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriApr 10Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2016FriApr 29Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2017FriApr 14Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2018FriApr 6Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2019FriApr 26Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2020FriApr 17Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2021FriApr 30Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2022FriApr 22Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2023FriApr 14Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2024FriMay 3Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
2025FriApr 18Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox

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