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Orthodox Easter Day in Serbia

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 Day a Public Holiday?

Orthodox Easter Day is on Sunday, April 28, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Serbia.

Orthodox Easter Day
Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.
Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.
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About Orthodox Easter Day

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Orthodox Easter Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SunApr 4Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2011SunApr 24Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2012SunApr 15Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2013SunMay 5Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2014SunApr 20Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2015SunApr 12Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2016SunMay 1Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2017SunApr 16Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2018SunApr 8Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2019SunApr 28Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox
2020SunApr 19Orthodox Easter DayNational holiday, Orthodox

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