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Orthodox Holy Saturday in Moldova

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.

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Is Orthodox Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

Even though Orthodox Holy Saturday falls on Saturday, April 18, 2020, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Moldova.

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 SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2016SatApr 30Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2017SatApr 15Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2018SatApr 7Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2019SatApr 27Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2020SatApr 18Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2021SatMay 1Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2022SatApr 23Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2023SatApr 15Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2024SatMay 4Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox
2025SatApr 19Orthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox

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