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Public Holidays in Egypt in 2019

Egypt Upcoming Holidays in Egypt

Sinai Liberation Day
Sinai Liberation Day

25 April 2019 This National holiday is in 62 days. Celebrates the anniversary of Police officers resistance against the British Army in 19...

Coptic Easter Sunday
Coptic Easter Sunday

28 April 2019 This National holiday is in 65 days. Easter depends on Passover not only for much of its symbolic meaning but also for its p...

Sham El Nessim
Sham El Nessim

28 April 2019 This National holiday is in 65 days. Sham El-Nessim is an ancient Egyptian spring festival celebrated on the day after Copti...

Egypt List of National Public holidays of Egypt in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 07 Coptic Christmas Day
Thursday January 24 Revolution Day Holiday As Revolution Day falls on a Friday
Thursday April 25 Sinai Liberation Day
Sunday April 28 Coptic Easter Sunday
Sunday April 28 Sham El Nessim Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Wednesday June 05 End of Ramadan Eid Al Fitr
Thursday June 06 End of Ramadan Day 2 Eid Al Fitr
Friday June 07 End of Ramadan Day 3 Eid Al Fitr
Sunday June 30 Revolution Day June 30
Tuesday July 23 Revolution Day July 23 National Day. Celebrates the Revolution of 1952
Monday August 12 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday August 13 Eid Al Adha Holiday
Wednesday August 14 Eid Al Adha Holiday
Thursday August 15 Eid Al Adha Holiday Public Sector only
Sunday September 01 El Hijra Islamic New Year
Sunday October 06 Armed Forces Day Celebrates Egypt's victory in the October War
Sunday November 10 Moulid El Nabi

Key

National Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • In Egypt, the weekend is Friday and Saturday
  • National holidays are celebrated across the country, with government offices and ministries closed

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