Holiday Guide for Cyprus in 2019

Cyprus 2019
Cyprus
2019

Cyprus information

Population: 847,000
Capital: Nicosia
Calling Code: (357)
Time Zone: +2 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Greek (modern)

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Cyprus List of National Holidays in Cyprus in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Cyprus: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Epiphany


Epiphany

Cyprus: A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men

Green Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Green Monday

Cyprus: Also known as Ash Monday. Clean Monday begins the season of Great Lent in Eastern Orthodox Churches

Greek Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Greek Independence Day

Cyprus: Greece's Independence Day is actually a holiday that has blended over time with an older festival - the feast of the Annunciation

National Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Day

Cyprus: Also known as 'EOKA Day', this holiday commemorates the start of the insurgence against the British in 1955

Orthodox Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Orthodox Good Friday

Cyprus: Easter is the principal festival of Greece and the Orthodox Church

Orthodox Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Orthodox Easter Monday

Cyprus: The Orthodox church uses the Julian calendar for the calculation of Easter, which can often mean that Orthodox Easter falls later than Easter observed elsewhere

Labour Day


Labour Day

Cyprus: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Orthodox Pentecost Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Orthodox Pentecost Monday

Cyprus: Orthodox Pentecost Monday or Holy Spirit Monday is observed fifty days after Orthodox Easter

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Cyprus: A Public Holiday for the funeral of former president Demetris Christofias

Dormition of the Theotokos


Dormition of the Theotokos

Cyprus: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Cyprus Independence Day


Cyprus Independence Day

Cyprus: Cyprus became independent from the British in 1960

Greece National Anniversary Day

 Long Weekend! 
Greece National Anniversary Day

Cyprus: This is the day of the National Anniversary of Greek Independence

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Cyprus: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

Cyprus: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Notes

  • Holidays that fall on a weekend are not moved to the following Monday