National Holidays in Egypt in 2021

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List of Holidays in Egypt in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Thursday Coptic Christmas National Holiday
Thursday Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu) National Holiday
Thursday Sinai Liberation Day National Holiday Moved to April 29
Saturday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Coptic Easter Sunday National Holiday
Monday Sham El Nessim National Holiday Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
Wednesday End of Ramadan National Holiday Eid Al Fitr
Thursday End of Ramadan Day 2 National Holiday
Friday End of Ramadan Day 3 National Holiday
Saturday End of Ramadan Day 4 National Holiday
Sunday End of Ramadan Day 4 National Holiday
Thursday Revolution Day June 30 National Holiday Moved to July 1
Saturday Eid-el-Kibr Holiday National Holiday
Sunday Eid-el-Kibr Holiday National Holiday
Monday Day of Arafah National Holiday
Tuesday Eid-el-Kibr National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Wednesday Eid-el-Kibr Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Eid-el-Kibr Holiday National Holiday
Friday Revolution Day July 23 National Holiday National Day
Saturday Revolution Day July 23 Holiday National Holiday National Day
Monday El Hijra National Holiday Hijri New Year
Wednesday Armed Forces Day National Holiday
Monday Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad

Notes

  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • Friday and Saturday is the weekend
  • Since 2020, Egypt has observed most mid-week holidays on Thursdays regardless of the day on which they fall and may also move those days to Sundays.

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