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Day After Good Friday in Samoa

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

Is Day After Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Day After Good Friday 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 Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

La Pietà by Michelangelo

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

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Day After Good Friday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2016SatMar 26Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2017SatApr 15Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2018SatMar 31Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2019SatApr 20Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2020SatApr 11Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2021SatApr 3Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2022SatApr 16Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2023SatApr 8Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2024SatMar 30Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday
2025SatApr 19Day After Good FridayPublic Holiday

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