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Holy Saturday in Serbia

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 Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

Holy Saturday is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in Serbia allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

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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About Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SatMar 26Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2018SatMar 31Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2019SatApr 20Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2020SatApr 11Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2021SatApr 3Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2022SatApr 16Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2023SatApr 8Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2024SatMar 30Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2025SatApr 19Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2026SatApr 4Holy SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.