Public Holidays in Ethiopia in 2018

Ethiopia Upcoming Holidays in Ethiopia

Eid Al Adaha
Eid al-Adha

22 August 2018 This National holiday is in 5 days. Second day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Ethiopian New Year
Ethiopian New Year

11 September 2018 This National holiday is in 25 days. The Ethiopian calendar is based on the Coptic calendar, which was fixed to the Julian c...


27 September 2018 This National holiday is in 41 days. Commemorates the discovery of the True Cross by Saint Helena in the fourth century

Ethiopia List of national public holidays of Ethiopia in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 07 Ethiopian Christmas Genna
Friday January 19 Epiphany Timket
Friday March 02 Victory of Adwa
Friday April 06 Ethiopian Good Friday Siklet
Sunday April 08 Ethiopian Easter Fasika
Tuesday May 01 International Labor Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Saturday May 05 Patriots' Victory Day Arbegnoch Qen
Monday May 28 Downfall of the Derg National Day
Friday June 15 Eid al-Fitre End of Ramadan
Wednesday August 22 Eid Al Adaha Arefa
Tuesday September 11 Ethiopian New Year Enkutatash
Thursday September 27 Meskel Finding of the True Cross
Tuesday November 20 Moulid Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed


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