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Western Easter 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 Western Easter Saturday a Public Holiday?

Western Easter 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 Western Easter Saturday

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Western Easter Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatApr 15Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2018SatMar 31Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2019SatApr 20Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2020SatApr 11Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2021SatApr 3Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2022SatApr 16Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2023SatApr 8Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2024SatMar 30Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2025SatApr 19Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2026SatApr 4Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday
2027SatMar 27Western Easter SaturdayChristian, Optional holiday

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