Public Holidays in Ethiopia in 2018

Ethiopia Upcoming Holidays in Ethiopia

Maulud Nabi

20 November 2018 This National holiday is in 4 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

Ethiopian Christmas
Orthodox Christmas Day

7 January 2019 This National holiday is in 52 days. The Orthodox Church recognises 7 January as the day that Jesus was born


19 January 2019 This National holiday is in 64 days. In the Ethiopian Orthodox tradition, Epiphany is the day that Jesus was baptised

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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